14 May '18, 7pm

A cultural compendium of what's new this month

“Only connect!” begins the most famous passage of E.M. Forster’s 1910 novel “Howards End,” which asks us to unite “the prose and the passion” of life, to “live in fragments no longer.” It also points to the book’s theme of social connection and its obstacles — a topic that has an additional charge in our era of supposed connectivity. Contrasting the principles of two privileged English families — the bohemian, openhearted Schlegels and the staid industrialist Wilcoxes — as their lives overlap with an intellectually curious but impecunious young man, Forster’s masterpiece took on the big, divisive issues of the day — class, power, gender — while illuminating commonalities, like the need for love and sex, shelter and a sense of purpose, with moral complexity and tender comedy. Few novels feel as deserving of fresh consideration, and this spring, two worthy adaptations offer ...

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