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1. What was there a reaction against in universities in the early 90s?

  • People reacted against more people being able to attend universities, fearing such a move would reduce the value of education
  • The white, male, middle class elite deciding reading lists
  • Reading lists being dictated by feminists and racial minorities
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2. What did Mamet call sexual harassment?

  • 'Some kind of intermediary mechanism'
  • 'A vindictive, manipulative, extreme-feminist weapon'
  • 'A symbol of oppression in today's society'

3. When was the Anita Hill vs Clarence Thomas case?

  • 1993
  • 1991
  • 1992

4. In which production of 'Oleanna' was there a distorted soundtrack between acts?

  • Royal Court Theatre
  • The Missouri Repertory Theatre
  • London Garrick

5. What was the name of the anthology introduced by the University of Texas, as part of a compulsory English course?

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  • Racism and Sexism
  • Debating PC: The controversy over political correctness on college campuses

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