TITLE

Forster's Imperial Romance: Chivalry, Motherhood, and Questing in A Passage to India

AUTHOR(S)
Davidis, Maria M.
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Modern Literature;Winter99/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Presents a literary analysis of the novel 'A Passage to India,' by E.M. Forster. Characterization of the protagonist; Representation of the Anglo-Indian community; Symbolism of imperial questing; Interpretations of chivalry; Association between the idea of the New Woman and motherhood.
ACCESSION #
3943054

 

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