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A great unrecorded history

Wendy Moffat

A great unrecorded history

a new life of E.M. Forster

by Wendy Moffat

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forster, E. M. -- 1879-1970,
  • Forster, E. M. -- 1879-1970 -- Relations with men,
  • Forster, E. M. -- 1879-1970 -- Friends and associates,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Gay authors -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWendy Moffat.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6011.O58 Z8228 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23643345M
    ISBN 109780374166786
    LC Control Number2009029504

    A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E. M. Forster. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, hardcover. p. $ ISBN: Edward Morgan Forster was born in London in , six years before the Labouchère Amendment under which Oscar Wilde would be convicted of “gross indecency” and sentenced to hard labor. A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life Of E. M. Forster () About book: When researching her biography, Wendy Moffat tells us, Christopher Isherwood, a lifelong friend of E. M. Forster, advised her, "Unless you start with the fact that he was homosexual, nothing's any good at all." Moffat took that to heart. In doing so she gives us a different biography from what we might have expected.

      A book such as A Great Unrecorded History, certainly, is unlikely to find many readers who would disagree with its premise that gay liberation is an unqualified good, or who would even find that.   "[A Great Unrecorded History is] a well-written, intelligent and perceptive biography [Moffat] uses the sources for our knowledge of Forster's sexuality, including letters and diaries, without reducing the mystery and sheer individuality of Forster, without making his sexuality explain everything."Colm Tóibín, The New York Times Book Review/5(18).

    A Great Unrecorded History casts fresh light on one of the most beloved writers of the twentieth century. E. M. Forster's homosexuality was the central fact of his life. Between Wilde's imprisonment and the Stonewall riots, Forster led a long, strange, and imaginative life as a gay by:   A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E. M. Forster Publisher: Picador ISBN: Author: Wendy Moffat Price: $ Format: Paperback Length: /5.


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“[A Great Unrecorded History is] a well-written, intelligent and perceptive biography [Moffat] uses the sources for our knowledge of Forster’s sexuality, including letters and diaries, without reducing the mystery and sheer individuality of Forster, without making his sexuality explain everything.” —Colm Tóibín, The New York Times Book Review/5(30).

Her book is an astute and original new portrait of this major novelist.” ―Michael Holroyd, author of A Strange Eventful History “A Great Unrecorded History explores the intimate life of E. Forster with sensitivity and scholarship. Wendy Moffat writes with profound insight about a great writer who believed in the vital significance of /5(30).

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Her book is an astute and original new portrait of this major novelist.” —Michael Holroyd, author of A Strange Eventful History “A Great Unrecorded History explores the intimate life of E.

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A Great Unrecorded History is a biography of the heart. 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/5(18).

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