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Aspects of the Novel Setting & Symbolism

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Trinity College

Trinity is one of several colleges that function within the umbrella organization of Cambridge University. It was the alma mater of William George Clark, the sponsor of the lectures contained in Aspects of the Novel. Another college, King's, is the alma mater of E.M. Forster, who delivers these lectures.

The British Museum Library

This place is evoked by Forster in Section 1 of the book ("Introductory") as the setting for a hypothetical gathering of all the British writers who have created novels over the course of history. The British Museum is one of the largest and most expansively furnished museums in the world, and its library has one of the most extensive collections of historically significant documents from all over the planet. The library is therefore the perfect setting for Forster's imaginary gathering of writers.

The Novel

Novels are the subject of detailed examination...

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