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What's so great about EM Forster

From Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) to Aspects of the Novel (1927) - a discussion about the ideas and writing of EM Forster recorded with the Royal Society of Literature

Deborah Levy and Laurence Scott talk to Shahidha Bari about the writer's work from his earliest novel Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) to his Essay Aspects of the Novel (1927). Recorded in partnership with the Royal Society of Literature at the British Library.

Producer: Torquil MacLeod

Laurence Scott is the author of The Four-Dimensional Human and Picnic, Comma, Lightning. He presented a Radio 3 Sunday Feature about Merchant Ivory which includes interviews about their film adpatations of EM Forster's work https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04003kn
Deborah Levy is the author of novels including Hot Milk, Swimming Home and The Man Who Saw Everything

Find more programmes about literature in this Free Thinking Prose and Poetry playlist on our website https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p047v6vh
You'll find Deborah Levy on Writing and Frankness, Wilfred Owen Poetry and Peace, winners of the RSL Ondaatje Prize debating place all recorded with the Royal Society of Literature at the British Library.
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