Forster, E. M.

Born Edward Morgan Forster
1 January 1879
Marylebone, England
Died 7 June 1970 (aged 91)
Coventry, England
Occupation Writer (novels, short stories, essays)
Alma mater King’s College, Cambridge
Period 1901–1970
Genre Realism, symbolism, modernism
Subject Class division, gender, homosexuality
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Edward Morgan Forster OM CH (1 January 1879 – 7 June 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist. Many of his novels examined class difference and hypocrisy, including A Room with a View (1908), Howards End (1910) and A Passage to India (1924). The last brought him his greatest success. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 16 different years.[1][2]