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Unlucky Jim: the Rise of the Adjunct Novel

Pat Kinsella for The Chronicle Review

November 12, 2012
Unlucky Jim: The Rise of the Adjunct Novel

Pat Kinsella for The Chronicle Review

The academic novel typically puts professors center stage, although it portrays them as hapless, eccentric, or troubled, as in Mary McCarthy's Groves of Academe (1952), Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim (1954), and...

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