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"A Room with a View" by Forster: BerkeleyX Book Club


Provider
edX

Price
Free

School
Berkeley

Type
University

Instructor
Maggie Sokolik

Categories
Humanities, Humanities

Duration
4 weeks

Format
Mixed

Language
English

Description
A Room with a View is a 1908 novel by English writer E.M. Forster.   A Room with a View is a romance and a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century. As Forster’s most romantic and optimistic book, A Room with a View is considered one of the top 100 English language novels of all times. An award-winning film adaptation of this novel came out in 1985. Participants in this course will read, discuss, and write about the text and its influence. As in most book clubs, the focus will be on lively discussion. Course materials will include background information for understanding the text, as well as vocabulary and language support. Assessment will include quizzes and short writing assignments.