ISBN 9788171677726,E.M.Forster: A Tribute

E.M.Forster: A Tribute


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788171677726

ISBN-10 817167772X


Number of Pages 184 Pages
Language (English)

Biographies & Autobiographies

E.M. Forster was a remarkable personality whose life and works helped bridge the gap between the cultures of the East and the West. This book was published in 1964, a year that marked both Foster's 84th birthday as well as the 40th anniversary of the publication of A Passage to India. This volume contains the essays of six prominent writers from the Indian sub-continent who came together to pay tribute to the magic evoked by Foster's writing. It also includes Foster's tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and selections from Abinger Harvest, The Hill of Devi, A Passage To India, and Two Cheers for Democracy. About the Author K. Natwar Singh was a member of the Rajya Sabha and a member of the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations. Contributors include Narayana Menon, author and former secretary of the Indian National Academy of Music; and the well-known writers, Raja Rao, Santha Ram Rau, Mulk Raj Anand and Ahmed Ali.