[ilds] EMF

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 4 11:22:58 PDT 2007


Thanks for the reference.  I've ordered it and will place it on my shelf alongside your Oxford book.

Bruce

-----Original Message-----
>From: Michael Haag <michaelhaag at btinternet.com>
>Sent: Jun 1, 2007 8:05 PM
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: [ilds] EMF
>
>Since then Forster's Egyptian writings have been turned out as an 
>Abinger edition under the general editorship of Frank Kermode.  
>Published as ALEXANDRIA: A HISTORY AND A GUIDE and PHAROS AND 
>PHARILLON, Andre Deutsch, London 2004, it was edited by Professor 
>Miriam Allott (widow of Kenneth Allott).  It is an immense work of 
>scholarship by Miriam, who checked original papers, variant editions, 
>tracked down references, and who has produced a book of something like 
>130 pages of fascinating footnotes.  P N Furbank and I gave some help, 
>and in fact I travelled with Miriam to Alexandria to show her around; 
>she was working on her Abinger as I was working on my Alexandria: City 
>of Memory, and we corresponded a lot during that time, trading 
>information, and visited one another a lot (and drank a lot of 
>champagne, of which Miriam keeps several cases in supply).  I got The 
>American University in Cairo Press to publish it for the Middle East.
>
>:Michael
>
>
>
>>
>>
>> On 6/1/2007 10:30 PM, william godshalk wrote:
>>
>> Alexandria: A History and a Guide (ISBN: 019504066X)
>> E. M. Forster
>> Book Description: Oxford University Press, USA, 1986.
>>
>> Is this a coincidence, or did Oxford publish the revision?
>>
>> Bill
>>



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