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The History Boys | Study Guide

Alan Bennett

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Overview

Author

Alan Bennett

First Performed

2004

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy, Drama

About the Title

The title The History Boys refers to the eight teenage boys at the center of the play. After passing the examination to exit high school, they study for their college entrance exams. Each intends to study history, hence their collective nickname.

Summary

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