Defying stereotypes of English Prudery, one student at a time

My favorite student comment to emerge from last semester's Contemporary British Drama course:

Something I didn't expect when I took this course is just how adult-oriented these plays are.  I was expecting dry, witty, and proper Englishness and instead I'm titillated with nudity, sex, violence, and swearing - and I'm not disappointed at all.

So now I'm inevitably wondering how I am going to make next year's classes live up to that hype.  My Irish and Modern European Drama syllabi are not nearly as, um, in-your-face as British Drama has blessedly been.  Gulp.

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