Aspects of the Novel by E. M. Forster

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To which school of criticism does E.M. Foster belong?

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Literary critics would argue that all writers belong to all schools; the real key is what you look for in a novel. Thus, both a historical critic and a postcolonial critic might be interested by the relationships between colonial India and Great Britain as described in a "Passage to India"; a Marxist critic might be interested in the relationships and how power is gained and lost throughout the novel.

Perhaps you are wondering what literary era Forster belonged to? This is an interesting question because he wrote during the time of the modernists,...

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