the Passage from Pastoral
By (author) Stuart Christie
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Worlding Forster by Stuart Christie
Book DescriptionFocusing on the literary works and career of British novelist E.M. Forster (1879-1970), this book argues that the writer adapted a much older literary form, the pastoral, to the purposes of writing about modern British experience. The publication points out that Forster's pastoral fiction challenged conventional parameters for the British novel, allowing for the emergence of his subsequent modernist classic, A Passage to India (including its critique of British imperialism). The monograph also provides a rationale for why Forster subsequently turned his artistic focus beyond Britain, embracing public radio under the direction of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415972147
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stuart Christie
Worlding Forster, Paperback (October 2013)
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Plural Sovereignties and Contemporary Indigenous Literature, Hardback (May 2009)» View all books by Stuart Christie
Offering close readings of novels by Sherman Alexie to Leslie Marmon Silko, this book documents the reinvention of Anglo-European nationality in the interests of sustaining the indigenous traditions that long-preceded colonization.
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Author Biography - Stuart Christie
Stuart Christie is Professor in the Department of English Language & Literature at Hong Kong Baptist University.
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