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An E. M. Forster Trilogy, Part 3: Life Stories

After discovering Forster’s short stories about his love for men, and rereading Maurice, the novel whose composition (if not publication) filled part of the long blank space in Forster’s career between Howards End and A Passage to India, I thought it … Continue reading

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An E. M. Forster Trilogy, Part 2: a Novel

A little while back, I wrote about discovering E. M. Forster’s short stories about love between men.  Most of them, published for the first time in the 1972 collection The Life To Come, were portraits of fear and misery.  They didn’t … Continue reading

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An E. M Forster Trilogy, Part 1: Short Stories

A while back, writing about the Kinks’ album Schoolboys in Disgrace, I said that “it evoked what was for me the romantic visions of English colleges with all the distress that attended them.” One of the tricky bits about memory … Continue reading

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