E. M. Forster: A Literary Life

E M Forster A Literary Life This series offers stimulating accounts of the literary careers of the most admired and influential English language authors Volumes follow the outline of writers working lives not in the spirit of t

  • Title: E. M. Forster: A Literary Life
  • Author: Mary Lago
  • ISBN: 9780312121785
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This series offers stimulating accounts of the literary careers of the most admired and influential English language authors Volumes follow the outline of writers working lives, not in the spirit of traditional biography, but aiming to trace the professional, publishing and social contexts which shaped their writing The role and status of the author as the creator ofThis series offers stimulating accounts of the literary careers of the most admired and influential English language authors Volumes follow the outline of writers working lives, not in the spirit of traditional biography, but aiming to trace the professional, publishing and social contexts which shaped their writing The role and status of the author as the creator of literary texts is a vexed issue in current critical theory, where a variety of social, linguistic and psychological approaches have challenged the old concentration on writers as specially gifted individuals Yet reports of the death of the author in literary studies are as Mark Twain said of a premature obituary an exaggeration This series aims to demonstrate how an understanding of writers careers can promote, for students and general readers alike, a informed historical reading of their works.

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