FANTASY, PROPHECY, AND POINT OF VIEW IN A PASSAGE TO INDIA
- ON INTERPRETING LITERATURE. Giffin, Michael // Quadrant Magazine;Jan2008, Vol. 52 Issue 1/2, p90
A literary criticism of the book "A Passage to India," by Edward Morgan Forster is presented. It explores how the author represents Christianity and Islam and Hinduism in the novel as well as the Enlightenment and the examination of the Enlightenment. It outlines the post-metaphysical characters...
- EMPTYING AND FILLING ALONG THE EXISTENTIAL COIL IN A PASSAGE TO INDIA. D'Cruz, Doreen // Studies in the Novel;Summer86, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p193
Analyzes E.M. Forster's 'A Passage to India,' developed upon a vision that encompasses two opposing verities of being and non-being. Theme of the novel; Depiction of contradictory visions of absolute void and absolute one in the fiction; Symbolic usage of caves in the novel.
- An Aristotelian Reading of the Feminine Voice-as-Revolution in E. M. Forster's A Passage To India. WALLS, ELIZABETH MACLEOD // Papers on Language & Literature;Winter99, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p56
Explores the testimony of Adela Quested in the novel `A Passage to India,' by E.M. Forster. Purpose of using a female voice; How Forster characterized Britain's rule.
- THE INCLUSION OF MERRIMENT: COMEDY IN A PASSAGE TO INDIA. Wallace, Ronald // Essays in Literature;Spring77, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p37
The article presents a literary criticism of the novel "A Passage to India," by E. M. Forster. According to the author, Forster's novel, a social comedy, is lacking philosophical and metaphysical implications that would enhance the effect on the readers. He believes that critics need to examine...
- Apropos of nothing: Chance and narrative in Forster's A Passage to India. Monk, Leland // Studies in the Novel;Winter94, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p392
Examines three narrative modes used by E.M. Forster in his novel `A Passage to India' in relation to the three areas of Indian culture. `Mosque' section's use of Moslem ideas of friendship and connections between the English and the Indians in the novel; `Caves' section's conveyance of nothing;...
- `The common Iora' in A Passage to India. Das, Prasanta // Notes & Queries;Mar96, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p54
Reports that in `A Passage to India,' the Abinger edition incorporates the author's notes which E.M. Forster added to the Everyman edition of the novel. Identification of one of the notes; Reference to Forster's description not supporting his identification; Excerpts from `A Passage to India';...
- Under the rules of time: Story and plot in E.M. Forster's A Passage to India. Italia, Paul G. // English Language Notes;Mar1990, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p58
Examines the book `A Passage to India,' by E.M. Forster. Forster's definition of story; Characters of the novel; Forster's use of the word accident to describe the casualty that constitutes an ordinary experience of time.
- Hindu Avatars, Moslem Martyrs, and Primitive Dying Gods in E. M. Forster's A Passage to India. Phillips, K.J. // Journal of Modern Literature;Summer88, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p121
Presents a critical analysis of the book 'A Passage to India,' by E.M. Forster. Highlights of the Krishna and Husain diety in the context of the literature; Religious ceremonies depicted in the book; Description of the literary attitude of Forster in writing the book.
- Reading India: E.M. Forster and the politics of interpretation. Armstrong, Paul B. // Twentieth Century Literature;Winter92, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p365
Discusses political criticism of E.M. Forster and his book `A Passage to India'. Novelist's resolute defense of liberalism; Conflict of interpretations as a conflict of cultures; Central dilemma of political life; Lionel Trilling's assessment of Forster; Sustaining the contradictory attitude of...