Moffat's decade of detective work—including first-time interviews with Forster's friends—has resulted in the first book to integrate Forster's public and private lives. A great unrecorded history invites us to see Forster— and modern gay history—from a completely new angle. M. Seeing his life through the lens of his sexuality offers us a radically new view—revealing his astuteness as a social critic, his political bravery, and his prophetic vision of gay intimacy.
A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E. M. Forster #ad - A revelatory look at the intimate life of the great author—and how it shaped his most be loved works with the posthumous publication of his long-suppressed novel Maurice in 1970, E. Forster came out as a homosexual— though that revelation made barely a ripple in his literary reputation. A great unrecorded History is a biography of the heart.
The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster, and the Year That Changed LiteratureHenry Holt and Co. #ad - Yet, dismal as their prospects seemed in January, by the end of the year Woolf has started Mrs. The literary ground is shifting, as ulysses is published in February and Proust’s In Search of Lost Time begins to be published in England in the autumn. Forster, and D. H. Based on original research, bill goldstein's The World Broke in Two captures both the literary breakthroughs and the intense personal dramas of these beloved writers as they strive for greatness.
Eliot, E. Forster and D. H. A lambda literary awards finalistnamed one of the best books of 2017 by NPR's Book ConciergeA revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. Lawrence during 1922, virginia woolf, the birth year of modernismThe World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary writers, T.
The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster, and the Year That Changed Literature #ad - M. M. Lawrence, make over the course of one pivotal year. As 1922 begins, all four are literally at a loss for words, confronting an uncertain creative future despite success in the past. Eliot, E. Dalloway, returned to work on the novel that will become a passage to India, Lawrence has written Kangaroo, Forster has, for the first time in nearly a decade, his unjustly neglected and most autobiographical novel, and Eliot has finished—and published to acclaim—“The Waste Land.
MauriceRosettaBooks #ad - All the while, he harbors a secret wish to lose himself from society and embrace who he truly is. From early adolescence to his college years at Cambridge and into professional life at his father’s firm, Maurice Hall plays the part of the conventional Englishman. Since its release in 1971, maurice has been widely praised and adapted for major stage productions as well as the 1987 Oscar-nominated film adaptation starring Hugh Grant and James Wilby.
Maurice’s first love, Clive Durham, introduces him to the ancient Greeks who embraced same-sex attraction. But when clive marries a woman, Maurice is distraught enough to seek a hypnotist who might “cure” him of his homosexuality. The work of an exceptional artist working close to the peak of his powers.
Maurice #ad - The new york Times. Though forster completed Maurice in 1914, he left instructions for it be published only after his death. Written in 1914 by the nobel prize–nominated author of Howard’s End, this intimate portrait of homosexual desire “seems as relevant as ever” The Guardian. In his quest to accept his true self, Maurice must ultimately go against the grain of society’s unspoken rules of class, wealth, and politics.
A Passage to India RosettaBooks Into FilmRosettaBooks #ad - Classic works from vonnegut, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, meet with E. M. Moore soon befriends and Indian doctor named Aziz. Mrs. However, forster's major breakthrough came in 1910 with the book Howard's End, which is often still regarded as his greatest work. But forster's india is a country where the English and Indians stare at each other across a cultural divide and a history of imbalanced power relations, mutual suspicion, and ill will.
From the outset, adela makes it clear that she wishes to see the "real India" and Mrs. Forster's A Passage to India. In 1946, forster accepted a fellowship at Cambridge where he remained until his death in 1970 Series descriptionsfrom classic book to classic film, RosettaBooks has gathered some of most memorable books into film available.
A Passage to India RosettaBooks Into Film #ad - E. Aziz, who soon learns that the indignities of life under British rule and the insults--unintentional and intentional--of his English acquaintances make him suspect that although genuine friendship may be desired, the two cultures are not yet ready. About the authore. M. Getting to know the "real" India proves to be a daunting and challenging task.
Moore's son Ronny, the City Magistrate.
The Life to Come: And Other Short StoriesRosettaBooks #ad - Forster’s literary career, tracking every phase of his development. Lawrence. With stories that are lively and amusing “what does it matter?”; “the obelisk”, and others that are more somber and thought-provoking “Dr Woolacott”; “Arthur Snatchfold”, The Life to Come sheds a light on Forster’s powerful but suppressed explorations beyond the strictures of conventional society.
From the literary icon, comes a posthumous collection of short works, author of Howard’s End and A Passage to India, many never before published. Have we been as ready for forster’s honesty as we thought we were? His greatness surely had root in his capacity to treat all human relationships seriously and truthfully.
The Life to Come: And Other Short Stories #ad - . . . Featuring fourteen short stories, The Life to Come spans six decades of E. M. Even the earliest and most ephemeral of them will be recognized as the frailer embodiments of the same passionate convictions that made for the moral iron of his novels. Eudora welty, the New York Times Book Review. Never having sought publication for most of the stories—only two were published in his lifetime—Forster worried his career would suffer because of their overtly homosexual themes.
Instead they were shown to an appreciative circle of friends and fellow writers, including Christopher Isherwood, Lytton Strachey, Siegfried Sassoon, and T.
The Longest Journey#ad - This british classic includes interacTIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS! .
Howards End Dover Thrift EditionsDover Publications #ad - Forster's exploration of social, and philosophical trends, representing upper-class pragmatism and materialism; and the Basts, symbolizing the idealistic and intellectual aspect of the upper classes; the Wilcoxes, as exemplified by three families: the Schlegels, economic, embodying the aspirations of the lower classes.
The self-interested disregard of a dying woman's bequest, an impulsive girl's attempt to help an impoverished clerk, and the marriage between an idealist and a materialist — all intersect at a Hertfordshire estate called Howards End. Written in 1910, howards end won international acclaim for its insightful portrait of English life during the post-Victorian era.
Howards End Dover Thrift Editions #ad - M. The fate of this beloved country home symbolizes the future of England itself in E.
When Brooklyn Was Queer: A HistorySt. Martin's Press #ad - Not only has brooklyn always lived in the shadow of queer Manhattan neighborhoods like Greenwich Village and Harlem, but there has also been a systematic erasure of its queer history—a great forgetting. Ryan is here to unearth that history for the first time. No other book, movie, or exhibition has ever told this sweeping story.
The never-before-told story of Brooklyn’s vibrant and forgotten queer history, from the mid-1850s up to the present day. Named one of the best lgbtq books of 2019 by harper's bazaar*** "A romantic, exquisite history of gay culture. Kirkus reviews, starred“A boisterous, motley new history. Entertaining and insightful.
The new york times book reviewhugh ryan’s when brooklyn was queer is a groundbreaking exploration of the LGBT history of Brooklyn, from the early days of Walt Whitman in the 1850s up through the queer women who worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard during World War II, and beyond. Through them, when brooklyn was Queer brings Brooklyn’s queer past to life, and claims its place as a modern classic.
When Brooklyn Was Queer: A History #ad - In intimate, who tells it, evocative, moving prose he discusses in new light the fundamental questions of what history is, and how we can only make sense of ourselves through its retelling; and shows how the formation of the Brooklyn we know today is inextricably linked to the stories of the incredible people who created its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual RenegadeFarrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - During the early 1960s, this time to write exceptionally literate, Steward changed his name and identity once again, upbeat pro-homosexual pornography under the name of Phil Andros. Until today he has been known only as phil sparrow—but an extraordinary archive of his papers, lost since his death in 1993, has provided Justin Spring with the material for an exceptionally compassionate and brilliantly illuminating life-and-times biography.
Toklas, and thornton wilder, steward maintained a secret sex life from childhood on, and documented these experiences in brilliantly vivid and often very funny detail. After leaving the world of academe to become Phil Sparrow, a tattoo artist on Chicago's notorious South State Street, Steward worked closely with Alfred Kinsey on his landmark sex research.
Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade #ad - Drawn from the secret, never-before-seen diaries, and sexual records of the novelist, journals, poet, and university professor Samuel M. More than merely the story of one remarkable man, Secret Historian is a moving portrait of homosexual life long before Stonewall and gay liberation. Secret historian is a 2010 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.
. An intimate friend of Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Steward, secret historian is a sensational reconstruction of one of the more extraordinary hidden lives of the twentieth century.
Alexandria: A History and a GuidePrabhat Prakashan #ad - The “history” attempts after the fashion of a pageant to marshal the activities of Alexandria during the two thousand two hundred and fifty years of her existence. History is resumed in the “arab period, ” which is of no importance though it lasts over 1, 000 years—from Amr to Napoleon. M. 51/-alexandria: a History and a Guide by E.
Starting with the heroic figure of alexander the great, and in particular the career of the last of them, it inspects the dynasty of the Ptolemies, Cleopatra; an account of Ptolemaic literature and science follows, and closes this splendid period, to which I have given the title of “Greco-Egyptian.
The second period, called “christian”, begins with the rule of Rome, and traces the fortunes of Christianity, first as a persecuted and then as a persecuting power: all is lost in 641, when the Patriarch Cyrus betrays Alexandria to the Arabs. Forster. With napoleon begins the “modern period, ” the main feature of which is the building of the city we now see under the auspices of Mohammed Ali; and the pageant concludes, as well as it may, with an account of the events of 1882, and with surmises as to future municipal developments.
Alexandria: A History and a Guide #ad - Popular collection of Hindi eBooks @ Rs. An interlude comes next—“the spiritual city”—which meditates upon Alexandrian philosophy and religion, partly because they interrupt the main historical procession, both Pagan and Christian: it seemed better to segregate these subjects, partly because many readers are not interested in them.
The Unpunished Vice: A Life of ReadingBloomsbury Publishing #ad - With characteristic wit and candor, he recalls reading Henry James to Peggy Guggenheim in her private gondola in Venice and phone calls at eight o'clock in the morning to Vladimir Nabokov--who once said that White was his favorite American writer. Featuring writing that has appeared in the new York Review of Books and the Paris Review, among others, The Unpunished Vice is a wickedly smart and insightful account of a life in literature.
A new memoir from acclaimed author Edmund White about his life as a reader. Literary icon edmund white made his name through his writing but remembers his life through the books he has read. For white, each momentous occasion came with a book to match: proust's remembrance of Things Past, which opened up the seemingly closed world of homosexuality while he was at boarding school in Michigan; the Ezra Pound poems adored by a lover he followed to New York; the biography of Stephen Crane that inspired one of White's novels.
The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading #ad - His larger-than-life presence on the literary scene lends itself to fascinating, intimate insights into the lives of some of the world's best-loved cultural figures. But it wasn't until heart surgery in 2014, when he temporarily lost his desire to read, shaping his memories, that White realized the key role that reading played in his life: forming his tastes, and amusing him through the best and worst life had to offer.
Blending memoir and literary criticism, The Unpunished Vice is a compendium of all the ways reading has shaped White's life and work.