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Howards End

  • Authors
  • MalcolmĀ Page
Textbook

Part of the The Critics Debate book series (TCD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-10
  2. Introduction

    1. Malcolm Page
      Pages 11-14
  3. Survey

    1. Malcolm Page
      Pages 32-37
    2. Malcolm Page
      Pages 37-44
    3. Malcolm Page
      Pages 44-50
    4. Malcolm Page
      Pages 50-52
    5. Malcolm Page
      Pages 52-60
  4. Appraisal

    1. Malcolm Page
      Pages 61-64
    2. Malcolm Page
      Pages 64-79
    3. Malcolm Page
      Pages 79-91
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 93-102

About this book

Introduction

In the first part of the book Page surveys some of the major criticism of the novel. He looks at approaches such as feminist and Marxist ones, considers questions of tone, whether or not conclusion is satisfying, and discusses negative comments made about several major characters. His own interpretation is given in the second half, where he looks at such strengths as personal relations, Beethoven, old houses and the beauty of nature, and finally at such key ideas as 'only connect'.

Keywords

feminism interpret Marx nature novel style

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