E. M. Forster facts for kids
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E. M. Forster
E. M. Forster, by Dora Carrington
|Born||Edward Morgan Forster
1 January 1879
Marylebone, Middlesex, England
|Died||7 June 1970
Coventry, Warwickshire, England
|Occupation||Writer (novels, short stories, essays)|
|Alma mater||King's College, Cambridge|
|Genre||Realism, symbolism, modernism|
|Subject||Class division, gender, homosexuality|
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.
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The monument to Forster in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, near Rooksnest where Forster grew up. He based the setting for his novel Howards End on this area, now informally known as Forster Country.
Forster and his mother stayed at Pensione Simi, now Hotel Jennings Riccioli, Florence, in 1901. Forster took inspiration from this sojourn for the Pension Bertolini in A Room with a View
Forster receiving an honorary doctorate from Leiden University (1954)
Arlington Park Mansions, Chiswick
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