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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 Howards End (1992), A Room with a View (1985) and The Machine Stops (2009). He died on June 7, 1970 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England. See full bio »

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Howards End Writer
(1992)
(1985)
(2009)

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 2019 Billy Budd, fra Den Norske Opera & Ballett (TV Movie) (libretto by - as Edward Morgan Forster)
 2017 Howards End (TV Mini-Series) (based upon the novel by - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (based upon the novel by)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (based upon the novel by)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (based upon the novel by)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (based upon the novel by)
 2017 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2016 4 Days in France (verse: Vers & fragments)
 2010 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2009 The Machine Stops (Short) (novel)
 2007 A Room with a View (TV Movie) (novel)
 2001 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 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 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 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Machine Stops (1966) ... (novel)
 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)
 1952 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Billy Budd (1952) ... (libretto)
 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Documentary short) (commentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: His novel, "A Passage to India," was adapted by Santhan Rama Rau at the Comedy Theatre in London, England, with Dilys Hamlett, Zia Mohyeddin, Norman Wooland and Sama Swaminathan in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward Morgan Forster
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Personal Quote:

Although my mother has been intermittently tiresome for the last 30 years, cramped and warped my genius, hindered my career, blocked and buggered up my house, and boycotted my beloved, I have to admit she has provided a sort of rich subsoil where I have been able to rest and grow. 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 »

Nickname:

Edward Forster

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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