Originally published in 1975, E. M. Forster: The Personal Voice draws on information about the life and works of E. M. Forster that came to light following his death in 1970.
Exploring in particular the publication of Maurice in 1971, The Life to Come in 1972, and the Forster papers in King's College Library, Cambridge, this volume is an extensive study of E. M. Forster. It provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of Forster's work, his intellectual and literary background, his personality, and the reception of his work.E. M. Forster: The Personal Voice places Forster's works in their social and cultural context and provides an excellent insight into his development as a writer.
Table of Contents
1: Life and Times; 2: Short Stories; 3: Italian Novels; 4: The Longest Journey; 5: Howards End; 6: Posthumous Fiction; 7: India, Alexandria, and India Again
John Colmer was Professor of English at the University of Adelaide.