E. M. Forster | Critical Review by Louis Kronenberger

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of E. M. Forster.
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Critical Review by Louis Kronenberger

SOURCE: "E. M. Forster in the Vein of Fantasy," in The New York Times Book Review, May 6, 1928, p. 9.

In this favorable review, Kronenberger notes Forster's successful venture into the realm of fantasy literature.

"What does fantasy ask of us?" says Forster in his extraordinarily stimulating book called Aspects of the Novel, and then proceeds.

It asks us to pay something extra . . . It demands an additional adjustment because of the oddness of its method or subject matter—like a sideshow in an exhibition where you have to pay sixpence as well as the original entrance fee. Some readers pay with delight . . . others refuse with indignation.

Mr. Forster himself presents the case for his book of fantastic stories, The Eternal Moment. Either you are temperamentally minded to accept fantasy—to pay the extra sixpence—or you are not. Adeptness...

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