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Lecture: Aspects of E. M. Forster & His Novels

November 7, 2010 David Hurley 0

Good afternoon everybody. I am very pleased to have been invited by Sekai O Miru Kai to talk to you about the twentieth century British novelist E. M. Forster. I want to emphasize straightaway that I am not at all an “E. M. Forster expert” but just somebody who enjoys reading his novels and essays, which I first came across when I was 16 or 17 and studying “A level” English Literature at a college in Tonbridge, the same town in Kent where E. M. Forster was sent to a small boarding school consisting of just 30 boys. But, sensitive and homesick, Forster didn’t really fit in and had a miserable time being bullied and humiliated by the other boys.

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Friday 10th September 2010

September 11, 2010 David Hurley 0

I discovered today that the contact form that I’m using on http://succeed-in-english as a way for students to answer comprehension questions also has a built in autoresponder. That means there is no need to set up autoresponders on my hosting account. I can do everything within the WordPress control panel. [Read more…]

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Aspects of E. M. Forster

September 6, 2010 David Hurley 0

Title: Aspects of E. M. Forster Location: Aster Plaza, Hiroshima Date: 18th November 2010 Time: 13:30- 15:00 Hosted by: “Sekai O Miru Kai” Description: I will be giving a talk on E. M. Forster and his novels to the Hiroshima based international culture study group, “Sekai O Miru Kai”. I [Read more…]