This book argues that we can no longer envision a political system that might practically displace democracy or, more accurately, global democratic state capitalism. Democracy has become fundamental: It extends deeper and deeper into everyday life; it grounds and limits
Figures of Catastrophe: The Condition of Culture Novel by Francis Mulhern A bold new vision of the modern English novel The leading critic Francis Mulhern uncovers a hidden history in the fiction of the past century, identifying a central new genre:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2009/oct/31/howards-landing-susan-hill-review Ian Pindar Saturday 31 October 2009 00.15 GMT Searching for Howards End one day in her seemingly infinite Gloucestershire farmhouse, the novelist Susan Hill encounters a mountain of unread Booker prize winners and Richard and Judy recommendations. She resolves thenceforth to stop buying books for
http://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/may/13/vanessa-redgrave-im-stunned-anyone-ever-said-a-word-against-howards-end Catherine Shoard As the acclaimed Merchant Ivory film is screened in Cannes, Redgrave and director James Ivory discuss cinema’s backlash against costume drama, and why EM Forster would have approved of social media ‘ It’s superb film-making. Some people
http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/forsterian-prescience-i-say-this-because-i-am-jnu-or-hcu-1459860489.html By Dr Maaz Bin Bilal The ever-ironic liberal writer Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970), famous for A Passage to India (1924) and other novels, wrote a prescient dialogue in his lesser-read-and-liked The Longest Journey (1908) that is apropos to the liberal crisis in contemporary India.
http://www.broadwayworld.com/uk-regional/article/Pilot-Theatre-York-Theatre-Royal-to-Premiere-THE-MACHINE-STOPS-AT-THE-POINT-in-June-20160510# Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal present the world premiere of E.M. Forster’s iconic short story The Machine Stops at The Point on Thursday 9th June. In a dystopian world where humans have retreated far underground, Kuno alone questions