Sarah Terry

Sarah Terry is an associate professor of English at Oglethorpe University, where she teaches and writes about modernism, music and literature, the history of the novel, and contemporary fiction. She has published on modernist musical and literary collaborations.  


Musicalization as Speculative Collaboration in Modernist Narrative

For years, I have asked students in my modern and contemporary literature survey to compare the passages in E. M. Forster’s Howards End (1910) and Zadie Smith’s On Beauty (2005) (the latter a clear homage to the former) in which the narrator and characters perform parallel exegeses of a classical masterpiece.