On Reminding Us That The Tempest (And Appropriate Refreshment) Is Due Tomorrow

February 15th, 2005 · No Comments
by Booksquare

The discourse at reading groups does not often have much in common with the language of scholarship. Prof Currie and a fellow English literature don were once barred from a book club lest they ruin the fun with talk of structuralism and the like.

For others, that expulsion might represent a happy revolution. According to Professor John Sutherland, of London University: “People are reclaiming the right to read from pointy-headed academics”.

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