The group unites all scholars interested in the works of Edward Morgan Forster.
The article offers an overview of book-length scholarly studies in the life and work of E.M. Forster published after the year 2000. Approximately 50 books have been considered, they are mostly books of which Forster, his life, and works are the primary subjects. The books are briefly presented and commented upon. They have been divided here into…[Read more]
Special E.M. Forster Issue of the Polish Journal of English Studies 3.2 / 2017
The International E. M. Forster Society would like to invite you to our new conference to be held in Ludwigsburg in April 2018 – all the details are available at: http://society.emforster.de/ludwigsburg2018/call-for-papers
The present paper aims at a presentation of the issue of religion in ‘Maurice’ – both in the text of the novel and in its readings. Religion is one of the main forces which influence the social and personal life presented in E. M. Forster’s ‘Maurice’. Its place is quite naturally second to the influence of the law, and yet it is religious upb…[Read more]
E. M. Forster’s interest in emotions as well as in ways of expressing and suppressing them was an important theme of his essays. “Notes on the English Character” in which he presents the idea of “the undeveloped heart” are probably the best known of them. Forster finds “the undeveloped heart” characteristic of the British, especially men of the up…[Read more]
Noreen O'Connor started the topic CFP: Elizabeth von Arnim and Katherine Mansfield (due March 15) in the discussion Edward Morgan Forster on Humanities Commons 2 years, 1 month ago
Elizabeth von Arnim and Katherine Mansfield – Literary Connections, Friendships and Influence Conference: 19 & 20 July 2017 at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California
Conference web site: EvAandKM2017.org
Keynote Speakers: Professor Emerita Bonnie Kime Scott (San Diego State University) and Professor Christine Froula…[Read more]
Artykuł poświęcony związkom angielskiego pisarza Edwarda Morgana Forstera z Polską. Na podstawie zachowanych materiałów omawia dwie wizyty Forstera na polskim terytorium i ich ślady w twórczości pisarza, zarówno we wspomnieniach i korespondencji, jak i tekstach publicystycznych, esejach i pogadankach radiowych. Druga część artykułu poświęcona jes…[Read more]
The article begins with a brief presentation of the presence of English tourists in Italy, starting from the tradition of the Grand Tour to the mass tourism beginning in the mid-19th century. One of the English tourists who arrived in Italy was Edward Morgan Forster. The article concentrates on the influence of Italy upon Forster’s oeuvre, d…[Read more]
The article discusses the influence of mass tourism, especially originating from Great Britain, upon Italy at the turn of the 19th and the 20th century as presented in the early fiction of Edward Morgan Forster, especially the short story “The Eternal Moment”. The article opens with a historical overview of the presence of British tourists in the…[Read more]
The article concentrates on two small and little known dramatic texts (pageants) written by E. M. Forster in the late 1930s entitled The Abinger Pageant and England’s Pleasant Land. The introductory part introduces the history of pageant in the early 20th century. The article presents briefly Forster’s earlier, mostly unsuccessful, dramatic exp…[Read more]
The article presents the operatic motives in the oeuvre of E. M. Forster. It concentrates especially on the scene in the opera house in Monteriano from ‘Where Angels Fear to Tread” but other allusions to various operas are also detailed. In Polish.
The volume intended to commemorate the 40th anniversary of E. M. Forster’s death. It consists of ten papers by various authors which deal with various aspects of Forster’s oeuvre, creating a new overview of his works from his novels, through his essays to his only opera libretto. An excerpt from review “This collection of essays edited by…[Read more]
Krzysztof Fordonski deposited The Shaping of the Double Vision. The Symbolic Systems of the Italian Novels of Edward Morgan Forster in the group Edward Morgan Forster on Humanities Commons 2 years, 2 months ago
This study presents the formative period of the English novelist E. M. Forster (1879-1970) with a special stress on the usage of symbolism in his early fiction. The book offers a new approach to Forster’s symbolism derived from the theoretical studies of Michael Riffaterre and his concept of symbolic systems – subtext and syllepsis. The author…[Read more]
The article discusses the typical structural devises of E. M. Forster’s fiction such as the use of self-imposed exile as the solution which replaces a happy ending.
Krzysztof Fordonski deposited A Personal Olympus – Ancient Greek and Roman Mythology as a Source of Symbolism in E. M. Forster’s Early Fiction in the group Edward Morgan Forster on Humanities Commons 2 years, 2 months ago
The article attempts to recreate E. M. Forster’s personal mythology as based on the references to Ancient Greek and Roman deities present in his works.
Krzysztof Fordonski deposited The Symbolic Patterns in Edward Morgan Forster’s A Room with a View and Their Rendering in the Film by James Ivory in the group Edward Morgan Forster on Humanities Commons 2 years, 2 months ago
The article offers a detailed examination of the way the screenplay writer and director of the movie ‘A Room with a View’ dealt with the symbolic patterns present in the original novel by E. M. Forster.
The article presents a detailed analysis of the variety of uses of water symbolism in E. M. Forster’s novel ‘A Room with a View’
Bela, Teresa and Zbigniew Mazur eds. Tradition and Postmodernity. English and American Studies and the Challenge of the Future. Kraków: Universitas, 1999 pp. 203-212.This is an early version based on conference paper
Krzysztof Fordonski started the topic Have you joined the International E. M. Forster Society? in the discussion Edward Morgan Forster on Humanities Commons 2 years, 2 months ago
Have you joined the International E. M. Forster Society? It is easy – click http://society.emforster.de/ and go to Members section for details!