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E. M. Forster (1879-1970), Novelist

Edward Morgan Forster

Sitter in 42 portraits
Novelist, short story writer and essayist. A comic moralist in the tradition of Jane Austen in works such as A Room with a View (1908), Howards End (1910) and A Passage to India (1924), Forster tackled taboo issues of class and race. These works established Forster's reputation as an important literary figure, although his homosexual novel, Maurice, written in 1914, was not published until 1971. Forster was invited by Britten to lecture at the first Aldeburgh Festival in 1948, and the following year he took on the role of co-librettist with Eric Crozier for Billy Budd.

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x10408

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10408

x10409

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10409

x10410

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10410

x10411

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10411

x10412

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10412

x10413

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10413

x10414

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10414

x10415

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10415

x10417

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10417

x10418

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10418

x15222

E. M. Forster; Benjamin Britten

by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman)
bromide print, 1949
NPG x15222

x15224

E. M. Forster; Eric John Crozier

by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman)
bromide print, 1949
NPG x15224

x15223

E. M. Forster; Benjamin Britten; Eric John Crozier

by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman)
bromide print, 1950
NPG x15223

x14080

E. M. Forster

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, August 1956
NPG x14080

x10682

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
bromide print
NPG x10682

x139893

E. M. Forster

bromide press print, 1935
NPG x139893

x10683

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
bromide print, June 1938
NPG x10683

x10416

E. M. Forster

by Howard Coster
35mm film negative, June 1938
NPG x10416

x22428

E. M. Forster

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1947
NPG x22428