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.