Source: Zimmermann, Heiko, ed.  Aspects of E.M. Forster.  1 Mar. 2000 - 23 Jan. 2019. 23 Jan. 2019 <>.

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Forster and Human Rights

Posted by Sam A ( on :16:16:19 19/09/08

I noticed that EM Forster uses the phrase "human rights" in 'The Longest Journey'.

He uses it in a very modern sense, as universal rights.

How common was the concept in literature before EM FOrster?

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