A Passage to India
This Norton Critical Edition includes:
- The text of E. M. Forster's 1924 masterpiece, accompanied by Paul B. Armstrong's masterful introduction and expert annotations.
- Carefully chosen illustrations and a textual appendix to deepen student appreciation for and understanding of the novel.
- A rich collection of background and contextual materials thematically organized to encourage classroom discussion. Topics include "India and Empire," "The Author and India," and "The Author and the Novel."
- "Criticism," including thirteen contemporary responses from both Indian and British voices as well as eleven wide-ranging modern essays by, among others, Lionel Trilling, Wilfred Stone, Brenda R. Silver, Sara Suleri, Homi K. Bhabha, Benita Parry, Stuart Christie, Amardeep Singh, Carey J. Snyder, and Ambreen Hai.
- Earl G. Ingersoll's consideration of the David Lean film adaptation of A Passage to India.
- A chronology and a selected bibliography.
About the Series
Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format--annotated text, contexts, and criticism--helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.
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