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Butley

Author: Simon Gray; DramaOnline.
Publisher: [London] : Bloomsbury, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Drama : English
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Despite is basically defeatist and hurtful approach as an unsuccessful British professor attempts to cope with divorce, homosexuality and academia, 'Butley' contrives to be very funny. The stark, unsentimental approach to the homosexual relationship, the cynical send-up of academic life, the sceptical view of the teacher-pupil associations are all stunningly illuminated by continuous explosions of sardonic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Gray; DramaOnline.
OCLC Number: 882570853
Notes: Previously issued in print: in Plays one. London: Faber, 2010.
Available through Drama Online.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Simon Gray.

Abstract:

Despite is basically defeatist and hurtful approach as an unsuccessful British professor attempts to cope with divorce, homosexuality and academia, 'Butley' contrives to be very funny. The stark, unsentimental approach to the homosexual relationship, the cynical send-up of academic life, the sceptical view of the teacher-pupil associations are all stunningly illuminated by continuous explosions of sardonic, needling, feline, vituperative and civilised lines. 'Butley' was first produced in Oxford in 1971.

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