E.M. Forster’s A Room With A View

A Room With A View is E.M. Forster’s classic Edwardian story of self-determination among the upper middle classes of England: those who have the funds to travel to Italy and fall in love. Book details Title: A Room With A View Author: E.M. Forster Original publication date: 1908 Setting time & place: Turn of the century Florence, Italy, and England, both…

Mary Johnston’s To Have and To Hold

To Have and To Hold is a gilded age tale of love and adventure by Virginian author, Mary Johnston, who set the tale in the history of her home: Colonial Jamestown. Book details: Title: To Have and To Hold Author: Mary Johnston Original publication date: 1899 Setting time & place: 1621 Jamestown, Virginia Colony He is… a war veteran with…