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A passage to india [electronic resource]. E. M Forster.

Forster, E. M. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780795309328 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9780795311550 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : RosettaBooks, 2010.

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Summary, etc.: E. M. Forster's 1924 masterpiece, A Passage to India, is a novel that tackles the thorny notions of preconceptions and misconceptions through characters' desire to overcome the barrier that divides East and West in colonial India. Here we see the limits of liberal tolerance, good intentions, and good will as we try to sort through the common problems that exist between two very different cultures. But Forster's India is a country where the English and Indians stare at each other across a cultural divide and a history of imbalanced power relations, mutual suspicion, and ill will. A fresh reader must wonder whether connection is possible at all.A Passage to India begins simply enough: with people genuinely desiring to connect and to overcome the stereotypes and biases that have divided the two cultures. Mrs. Moore accompanies her future daughter-in-law, Adela Quested, to India where both are to meet Mrs. Moore's son Ronny, the City Magistrate. From the outset, Adela makes it...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 9 - Text Difficulty 12
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 13625 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1872 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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