Saturday, 11 April 2009

Class and Prejudice - a tricky university interview

In this humorous, well-written piece the writer, Laurie Taylor, remembers his interview at Birmingham University with Professor Gregory. As Taylor is no longer a young man I'd say that the Professor's prejudices reflected how English Literature was then studied just as much a Taylor's then simple-minded arguments. Taylor recaptures the experience in very 'realistic' way. Taylor later went on to become an academic and professor himself, but not through Birmingham University.  It's a good read for university-minded aspiring 'Lit.' students.

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