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E. M. Forster
E. M. Forster, by Dora Carrington
c. 1924–1925
Born Edward Morgan Forster
(1879-01-01)1 January 1879
Marylebone, Middlesex, England
Died 7 June 1970(1970-06-07) (aged 91)
Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Occupation Writer (novels, short stories, essays)
Nationality English
Education Tonbridge School
Alma mater King's College, Cambridge
Period 1901–1970
Genres Realism, symbolism, modernism
Subjects Class division, gender, homosexuality

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Edward Morgan Forster OM, CH (1 January 1879 - 7 June 1970) was a British writer.

Forster was born in Marylebone, London. He attended Tonbridge School, an independent school in Tonbridge, Kent. He studied at Kings College, Cambridge.

Forster was a homosexual and wrote about homosexuality, class division and gender. His novels include Where Angels Fear to Tread, The Longest Journey, A Room with a View, Howards End, A Passage to India and Maurice. He also wrote short stories, plays, essays, libretti and travel guides.

Forster died of a stroke in Coventry, Warwickshire.

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