A. R. Gurney | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by The Virginia Quarterly Review

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Critical Essay by The Virginia Quarterly Review

This thoroughly enjoyable novel [Entertaining Strangers] is a devastatingly funny and highly sophisticated dissection of the academic life. It will be an enlightening revelation to those who naïvely think that pure sweetness and light prevail behind the ivy towers of a University. Despite their scholarly insights and cultural references, professors are shown to be subject to all the human frailties of bad character, excessive ambition, and destructive jealousy. The hilarious description of a typical faculty meeting is itself worth the entire price of the book.

A review of "Entertaining Strangers," in The Virginia Quarterly Review, Vol. 53, No. 4 (Autumn, 1977), p. 142.

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