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A Passage to India Essay & Criticism

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Critical Overview

When A Passage to India was published In 1924, E M Forster was already a well-known and highly respected novelist However, he had not published a novel for fourteen years (Howards End, 1910, was his previous book). Upon its publication, A Passage to India was reviewed widely In British newspapers and literary journals, as well as in American magazines. Most of these early reviews were very favorable and helped to ensure the book's success

Among the first reviewers of A Passage to India in Britain and America were the English novelists Rose Macaulay (Daily News, June 4, 1924) and L. P. Hartley (The Spectator, June 28, 1924); the British Writer and publisher Leonard Woolf (The Nation and Atheneum, June 14, 1924); and the Scottish poet Edwin Muir (The Nation, October 8, 1924). All of these reviews were positive; In fact, these writers believed that A Passage to India was the best novel that Forster had written. A review...

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