Dickens twist

February 7, 1997

There should be some fun next time quality assessors visit the English department at the University of Pune, India. Examiners there followed last year's triumph of relocating an Arthur Miller character into a Tennessee Williams play by attributing authorship of Vanity Fair to Charles Dickens. These people are clearly wasted on academic life, but should have a great future in political spin-doctoring.

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