Pharos and Pharillon

Pharos and Pharillon


E. m. Forster E. m. Forster

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Alexandria, Egypt: at one point a trading hub and a cosmopolitan crossroads of the world. It was also the place where, during World War I, E.M. Forster fell in love with a young Egyptian man. Pharos and Pharillon is a collection of essays and articles he wrote about Alexandria, mostly written during that time and dedicated to that man, Mohammed el...More
Article & Essay Article collection Mythological & Historical

Edward Morgan Forster (1 January 1879 – 7 June 1970) was an English fiction writer, essayist and librettist. Many of his novels examine class difference and hypocrisy, including A Room with a View (1908) and Howards End (1910). He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 16 separate years. Forster's first novel, Where Angels Fear to Tread, was described by reviewers as "astonishing" and "brilliantly original". Forster is noted for his use of symbolism as a technique in his novels. Forster was President of the Cambridge Humanists from 1959 until his death and a member of the Advisory Council of the British Humanist Association from 1963 until his death. His views as a humanist are at the heart of his work, which often...More

Publish Date : 19 Mar 2021

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Chapter : 21


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