P.N. Furbank


Born
in The United Kingdom
May 23, 1920

Died
June 27, 2014

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Philip Nicholas Furbank FRSL was an English writer, scholar and critic, and a professor (later emeritus) of the Open University. Born in Surrey, he earned a First in English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. After service in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers during World War II, he accepted a position at Emmanuel, where he taught until he left in 1953 due to a stammer that hampered his lecturing and tutorials.

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