The Resource The history boys, Alan Bennett

The history boys, Alan Bennett

Label
The history boys
Title
The history boys
Statement of responsibility
Alan Bennett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Publisher description: An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form (or senior) boys in a British boys' school are, as such boys will be, in pursuit of sex, sport, and a place at a good university, generally in that order. In all their efforts, they are helped and hindered, enlightened and bemused, by a maverick English teacher who seeks to broaden their horizons in sometimes undefined ways, and a young history teacher who questions the methods, as well as the aim, of their schooling. In The History Boys, Alan Bennett evokes the special period and place that the sixth form represents in an English boy's life. In doing so, he raises not only universal questions about the nature of history and how it is taught but also questions about the purpose of education today
Awards note
"Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play"
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bennett, Alan
Dewey number
822/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.E5
LC item number
H57 2006
Literary form
dramas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Education
  • Boarding schools
  • England
Label
The history boys, Alan Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 2004 by Faber and Faber Limited, Great Britain"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm66528179
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvii, 109 pages
Isbn
9780571224647
Lccn
2005936593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
100355415
System control number
(OCoLC)66528179
Label
The history boys, Alan Bennett
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 2004 by Faber and Faber Limited, Great Britain"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm66528179
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvii, 109 pages
Isbn
9780571224647
Lccn
2005936593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
100355415
System control number
(OCoLC)66528179

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