Originally Posted by Lurker
The lecturers often don't seem to find literature interesting for what it is, as pieces of art, that might be beautiful, that might have something deep to say about life. They only really look at the surplus, less interesting, less important aspects of literature. The lecturers really are, generally, quite tedious people and I really can't work out how you can go from having a passion and love of literature to the sort of interests they have. Not that what they do is valueless, it's just that the most important thing is left out.
i had the same experience with tutors at art college, it seems tedious & talentless people have colonised universities and transformed them into a safe haven for their grey faced brethren where they can conduct the dogmatic oppression of imagination, inspiration, and balls.