Friday, July 15, 2005

Profspeak

“Every time you see the word ‘unnatural’ in Renaissance drama, be prepared for Parental Guidance. There’s going to be incest in it.”
- Swapanda on Renaissance Political Thought!!


“In the 18th century opera-houses, some people were fighting, some people were wandering backstage and some people were eating fruit.”
- Tintinda, on Englishmen and The Beggar’s Opera


“Try not to use the acronym for the Oxford History of English Literature – O Hell!”
- SukChau, in form.



“For a long time I have been taking classes with two people. Sometimes three. This is so disconcerting.”

- PB, on being faced with a class of 40-odd.


Dibyajyoti: “He goes to Hell…”
SukChau: “Yes. But he doesn’t stay there, poor
man.”

-SukChau, wanting to know the story of The Divine Comedy.

1 comment:

HAMLET POW POW POW said...

Bah! That ALMOST makes me want to go right back to college so I can hear more of these gems. But, er, Puja holidays and all...