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E.M. Forster (1879–1970)


E.M. Forster was born on January 1, 1879 in London, England as Edward Morgan Forster. He was a writer, known for A Passage to India (1984), A Room with a View (1985) and Howards End (1992). He died on June 7, 1970 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

A Passage to India
(1984)
A Room with a View
(1985)
Howards End
Howards End Writer
(1992)
Maurice
Maurice Writer
(1987)

Filmography

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 2017 Howards End (TV Mini-Series) (novel) (pre-production)
 2009 The Machine Stops (Short) (novel)
 2007 A Room with a View (TV Movie) (novel)
 2000/II Desire (Short) (short story)
 1998 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1998 Plug (Short) (short story "The Machine Stops")
 1992 Howards End (novel)
 1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread (based on the novel by)
 1988 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1987 Maurice (from the novel by)
 1985 A Room with a View (novel)
 1984 A Passage to India (based on the novel by) / (by)
 1977 Premiere (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Obelisk (1977) ... (short story)
  BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes, 1965 - 1973) (original author - 1 episode, 1966)
- A Room with a View (1973) ... (novel)
- Howards End (1970) ... (novel)
- Where Angels Fear to Tread (1966) ... (original author)
- Passage to India (1965) ... (novel)
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Machine Stops (1966) ... (novel)
 1966 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1963 Where Angels Fear to Tread (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- A Room with a View (1958) ... (novel)
 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Short documentary) (commentary)
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Other Works:

Stage: His novel, "A Room with a View," was adapted by Richard Cottrell with Signora Nicolaeff's stage adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's novel, "A Month in the Country," in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Albery Theatre in London, England, with Derek Jacobi, Dorothy Tutin, Timothy West, Jane Lapotaire, John Turner and Lynn ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

One always tends to overpraise a long book because one has got through it. See more »

Trivia:

As of 2016, three films adapted from his novels were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: A Passage to India (1984), A Room with a View (1985) and Howards End (1992). See more »

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