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Literature on Forster Country

 

Selected material on Forster Country and E. M. Forster, Elizabeth Poston and Malcolm Williamson who all lived in the neighbouring Rooks Nest House

 

Books

 

Forster, E. M [1910] (2000) Howards End. Penguin Books. 302 pp. [includes suggestions for further reading]

 

Ashby, Margaret (1991) Forster Country. Flaunden Press. 196 pp.

 

Duckworth, Alistair (1992) ‘Howards End’: E. M. Forster’s House of Fiction. John Hopkins University

 

Beauman, Nicola (1993) A Biography of E. M. Forster. Hodder & Stoughton. 404 pp.

 

Bartlett, Jamie Clare (1996) Beyond the Apple Tree: The Published Music of Elizabeth Poston. Doctorate Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

 

Ashby, Margaret (2005) Elizabeth Poston, Composer: Her Life at Rooks Nest, Stevenage. The Friends of the Forster Country, 40 pp.

 

Alabaster, John S. (2006) Elizabeth Poston Centenary, 2005: Contributed Articles and Personal Letters. The Friends of the Forster Country, 129 pp.

 

Alabaster, John S. (2007) Elizabeth Poston: Post-Centenary 2005 Appreciation. The Friends of the Forster Country, 138 pp.

 

Meredith, Anthony. & Paul Harris (2007) Malcolm Williamson: A Mischievous Muse. Omnibus Press. 534 pp.

 

Alabaster, John S. (2008) Elizabeth Poston: Her Own Words. The Friends of the Forster Country, 91 pp.

 

Alabaster, John S. and Julia Busch (2009) Elizabeth Poston: Letters to William and Sheila Busch. The Friends of the Forster Country, 132 pp.

 

Alabaster, John S. (2018) Elizabeth Poston: Catalogue of Works with Biographical Context. Lulu.com, 186 pp.

 

Articles

 

Alabaster, John S. (2009) Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987). The Maud Powell Signature. http://www.maudpowell.org/signature/

 

Alabaster, John S (2014) The Remarkable Miss Poston. Hertfordshire Life, July 2014, pp. 93-93.

 

Alabaster, John S. (2015) Elizabeth Poston and the Heseltine Family. Newsletter No. 96. Journal of the Peter Warlock Society – Spring 2015, pp. 3-15

 

Alabaster, John S. (2018) Discovery of Warlock/Poston Letters. Newsletter No. 103. Journal of the Peter Warlock Society – Autumn 2018, pp. 14

 

Alabaster, John S. (2019) Discovery of New Peter Warlock Limericks and Poems. Newsletter No. 104. Journal of the Peter Warlock Society - Spring 2019. pp. 5-19. They were discovered in Rooks Nest House.

 

Papers deposited at PRO (HALS), Hertford as part of Accession Number 5495

 

Alabaster, John S. Elizabeth Poston Papers, Nos. 1-4. The Friends of the Forster Country, 2012-2018:

 

(2012) No. 1. Coulthard Letters 1948-1979. List and Partial Extracts. November 2012 (Revised August 2013 and 2018), 59 pp.

 

(2012) No. 2. Diaries 1936-1983. List and Partial Extracts. November 2012, 45 pp.

 

(2012) No. 3. Miscellaneous Letters, etc. December 2012, 12 pp.

 

(2013) No. 4. Contents of Box Files. List and Partial Extracts, Box Files Nos, 1 to 94 (2013), 210 pp.

 

(2018) No. 4. Contents of Box Files. Listing and Partial Ordering, Transcription and Analysis. Continuation 1. Box File Nos. 95 to 102 plus large Cardboard Box (2018), 40 pp.

 

(2018) No. 4. Contents of Box Files. Listing and Partial Ordering, Transcription and Analysis. Continuation 1. Box File Nos. 103 plus Suitcase (2018), 14 pp.

 

Video & DVD

 

Ashby, Margaret (2005) Elizabeth Poston at Rooks Nest. The Friends of the Forster Country. [includes Elizabeth Poston singing Cuddle In to her own accompaniment]