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Abinger harvest /
E.M. Forster.
imprint
San Diego ; New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1964.
description
x, 363 p.
ISBN
9780156026109
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imprint
San Diego ; New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1964.
isbn
9780156026109
catalogue key
6646026
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
E. M. Forster (1879-1970) attended King's College, Cambridge, where he later became an honorary fellow. The author of many books -- novels, stories, criticism, biography -- Forster was named to membership in the Order of Companions of Honor to the Queen in 1953.
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Summaries
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This engaging collection of articles, essays, reviews, and poems, written over a period of thirty years by the author of A Passage to India, A Room with a View, and Howards End, contains such well-known pieces as "Notes on the English Character," "Adrift in India," and "Me, Them and You." Also collected are essays on literary figures -- T. S. Eliot, Joseph Conrad, Jane Austen, and others -- whose work Forster especially admired. Whether writing on the consolations of history or on the strengthening power of art, Forster's prose is at once distinguished and entertaining.
Main Description
This engaging collection of articles, essays, reviews, and poems, written over a period of thirty years by the author of A Passage to India, A Room with a View, and Howards End, contains such well-known pieces as "Notes on the English Character, " "Adrift in India, " and "Me, Them and You." Also collected are essays on literary figures -- T. S. Eliot, Joseph Conrad, Jane Austen, and others -- whose work Forster especially admired. Whether writing on the consolations of history or on the strengthening power of art, Forsters prose is at once distinguished and entertaining.
Main Description
This collection of articles, essays, reviews, and poems, written by the author of A Passage to India, contains such well-known pieces as "Notes on the English Character,' 'Adrift in India," and "Me, Them and You." Also collected are essays on literary figures whose work Forster especially admired.
Main Description
This collection of articles, essays, reviews, and poems, written by the author of A Passage to India, contains such well-known pieces as "Notes on the English Character,'' ''Adrift in India," and "Me, Them and You." Also collected are essays on literary figures whose work Forster especially admired.
Table of Contents
The Presentp. 1
Notes on the English Characterp. 3
Mrs. Grundy at the Parkers'p. 15
"It Is Different for Me"p. 21
My Woodp. 22
Me, Them and Youp. 26
A Voter's Dilemmap. 30
Our Graves in Gallipolip. 32
Happiness!p. 35
Roger Fry: An Obituary Notep. 38
Our Diversionsp. 41
The Scalliesp. 41
The Birth of an Empirep. 43
The Doll Sousep. 47
Mickey and Minniep. 50
Chess at Cracowp. 54
The Game of Lifep. 57
My Own Centenaryp. 60
Liberty in Englandp. 63
Booksp. 71
A Note on the Wayp. 73
Forrest Reidp. 77
Ibsen the Romanticp. 83
T. S. Eliotp. 89
Proustp. 96
Word-Making and Sound-Takingp. 102
The Early Novels of Virginia Woolfp. 106
Ronald Firbankp. 115
Howard Overing Sturgisp. 121
Sinclair Lewisp. 129
Joseph Conrad: A Notep. 136
T. E. Lawrencep. 141
Jane Austen:p. 148
The Six Novelsp. 148
Sanditonp. 152
The Lettersp. 155
The Pastp. 165
The Consolations of Historyp. 167
Macolnia Shopsp. 170
Cnidusp. 173
Gemistus Plethop. 178
Cardanp. 191
Voltaire's Laboratoryp. 204
How They Weighed Firep. 204
Troublesome Molluscsp. 211
Captain Edward Gibbonp. 218
Trooper Silas Tomkyn Comberbackep. 225
Mr. and Mrs. Abbey's Difficultiesp. 232
Mrs. Hannah Morep. 241
Battersea Risep. 248
The Eastp. 255
Salute to the Orient!p. 257
The Mosquep. 274
Wilfrid Bluntp. 277
The Earlier Diaries (1888-1900)p. 277
The Later Diaries (1900-1914)p. 283
For the Museum's Sakep. 290
Marco Polop. 297
The Emperor Baburp. 300
Adrift in Indiap. 305
The Nine Gems of Ujjainp. 305
Advance, India!p. 308
Jodhpurp. 312
The Suppliantp. 315
Panp. 318
Hickey's Last Partyp. 324
Two Books by Tagorep. 327
Chitrap. 327
The Home and the Worldp. 330
The Mind of the Indian Native Statep. 332
Hymn Before Actionp. 343
The Abinger Pageantp. 347
Foreword to Visitorsp. 349
The Pageantp. 350
Prologuep. 350
From Briton to Normanp. 351
The Middle Agesp. 353
The Hammer Forgep. 356
The Days of John Evelynp. 357
Smugglers and Other Gentryp. 360
Towards Our Own Timesp. 362
The Epiloguep. 363
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