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A Passage to India: Nation and Narration
The greatness of E.M. Forster's fifth and last novel, A Passage to India, rests in part on its agility. It is at once political tract, personal memoir, philosophical meditation, comedy of manners, mystery, even ghost story. It accommodates the workings of reason and the supernatural, the sensibilities of West and East, the experiences of conqueror and subject. It is a colo ...more
Hardcover, 151 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by Twayne Publishers
(first published December 1st 1992)
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This book presented to my mind many issues and interpretations of E. M. Forster's A Passage to India, which will be a help to me as I lead a book club discussion on the novel this week. It gave me more background on the history of the British in India, E. M. Forster. I especially intend to discuss the issue in the book's final chapter, on whether the book can rightly be seen as a mystery story pursuing the answer to the question, What really happened in the caves of Marabar? or if it is in actua ...more