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Difficult Rhythm: Music and the Word in E.M. Forster

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Difficult Rhythm examines E. M. Forster's irrepressible interest in music, providing plentiful examples of how the eminent British author's fiction resonates with music. Musicologist Michelle Fillion analyzes his critical writings, short stories, and novels, including A Room with a View, which alludes to Beethoven, Wagner, and Schumann, and Howards End, which explicitly al
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published November 23rd 2010 by University of Illinois Press (first published October 15th 2010)
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Moira Russell
May 19, 2011 Moira Russell marked it as amazon-wishlist
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Another intriguing shard that ought to have been included – not least for its brief aside on the fall of France – is Forster’s unfinished project to annotate Beethoven’s piano sonatas (1939–40). By happy coincidence, what Forster completed of this ambitious undertaking is printed in its entirety in Michelle Fillion’s Difficult Rhythm. Benjamin Britten once described Forster as “the most musical of our novelists”, and the importance of music to Forster – as a p
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