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Twenty-First-Century Readings of E. M. Forster's 'Maurice'

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781802077865
Author: Ed: Emma Sutton/Ed: Tsung-Han Tsai
Publication Date: 01-Feb-2023
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Table of Contents:

Introduction: Maurice Through Time
Emma Sutton and Tsung-Han Tsai

Part I. Forebears and Friends

1. ‘An unspeakable of the Oscar Wilde sort’: E. M. Forster, Maurice, and the Legacy of Aestheticism
Joseph Bristow
2. Women In and Out: Forster, Social Purity, and Florence Barger
Gemma Moss
3. The Master and the Pupil: E. M. Forster, Christopher Isherwood, and the Forging of a Queer Aesthetic
Charlotte Charteris

Part II. Contemporary Contexts

4. ‘Flat pieces of cardboard stamped with a conventional design’: Women and Narrative Exclusion in E. M. Forster’s Maurice
Anna Watson
5. Maurice: Beyond Body and Soul
Finn Fordham
6. Maurice and Religion
Krzysztof Fordoński

Part III. Afterlives

7. ‘A man embedded in society’: Homosexuality and the ‘Social Fabric’ in Maurice and Hollinghurst’s The Swimming-Pool Library
David Medalie
8. Sexuality, Allegory, and Interpretation: E. M. Forster’s Maurice and Damon Galgut’s Arctic Summer
Howard J. Booth
9. Maurice without Ending, from Forster’s Palimpsest to Fan-Text
Claire Monk