The Campus Novel: Why Is It So Bad & Hated

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my takeaway here: campus novels are less bad and hated when characters are regularly being killed off

mark s, Friday, 29 October 2021 12:38 (two months ago) link

Nobody gets killed off in Gaudy Night though, it's a murder-free mystery.

Lily Dale, Friday, 29 October 2021 13:25 (two months ago) link

Seem to be having a campus novel year: have read Stover at Yale, Pnin, and Cather's The Professor's House this year, and just looked at my unread copy of The Art of Fielding (put it back on the shelf). Also watched The Group last night, though not enough time on campus to make that a campus movie/novel (read the book years ago and gave it to my sister as a questionable graduation present).

bulb after bulb, Friday, 29 October 2021 13:45 (two months ago) link


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