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Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970

LC control no.n 79091231
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPR6011.O58
Personal name headingForster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970
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Variant(s)Forster, Edward Morgan, 1879-1970
Forster, Henry Morgan, 1879-1970
Associated countryEngland
Birth date1879-01-01
Death date1970-06-07
Place of birthLondon (England)
Place of deathCoventry (England)
AffiliationKing's College (University of Cambridge)
Profession or occupationNovelists Essayists
Found inHoward's End ... 1910
Biography reference bank, via EBSCOhost, November 15, 2013 (E. M. Forster; also known as: (Edward Morgan); Edward Morgan Forster; born January 1, 1879, England; died June 7, 1970; English novelist, short story writer and essayist)
Wikipedia, viewed Feb. 24, 2023: E. M. Forster (Edward Morgan Forster OM CH (1 January 1879 -7 June 1970) was an English author, best known for his novels, particularly A Room with a View (1908), Howards End (1910) and A Passage to India (1924). Forster, born at 6 Melcombe Place, Dorset Square, London NW1, which no longer stands, was the only child of the Anglo-Irish Alice Clara "Lily" (née Whichelo) and a Welsh architect, Edward Morgan Llewellyn Forster. He was registered as Henry Morgan Forster, but accidentally baptised Edward Morgan Forster. At King's College, Cambridge in 1897-1901, he became a member of a discussion society known as the Apostles (formally the Cambridge Conversazione Society). In 1904, Forster travelled in Greece and Italy out of interest in their classical heritage. He then sought a post in Germany, to learn the language, and spent several months in the summer of 1905 in Nassenheide, Pomerania, (now the Polish village of Rzędziny) as a tutor to the children of the writer Elizabeth von Arnim. He wrote a short memoir of this experience, which was one of the happiest times in his life. After leaving university, Forster travelled in Europe with his mother. They then moved to Weybridge, Surrey, where he wrote all six of his novels. Forster died of a stroke on 7 June 1970 at the age of 91, at the Buckinghams' home in Coventry, Warwickshire)
National bib agency no.0052H3413E
Associated languageeng
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