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Author Bennett, Alan, 1934-

Title The history boys / Alan Bennett.

Imprint New York : Faber and Faber, 2004.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  822.914 B439h 2004    ---  Available
Description xxvii, 109 p. ; 21 cm.
Summary Publisher description: An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form (or senior) boys in a British boys' school are, as such boys will be, in pursuit of sex, sport, and a place at a good university, generally in that order. In all their efforts, they are helped and hindered, enlightened and bemused, by a maverick English teacher who seeks to broaden their horizons in sometimes undefined ways, and a young history teacher who questions the methods, as well as the aim, of their schooling. In The History Boys, Alan Bennett evokes the special period and place that the sixth form represents in an English boy's life. In doing so, he raises not only universal questions about the nature of history and how it is taught but also questions about the purpose of education today.
Subject Teacher-student relationships -- Drama.
Education -- Drama.
Boarding schools -- Drama.
England -- Drama.
ISBN 9780571224647 (pbk.)
0571224644 (pbk.)

 
    
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