Townshend was at Ealing too, and Wright turned Townshend, guitarist at the time for a band called the Detours, onto both the blues and to pot.
In the fall of '62, however, English authorities busted Wright for marijuana possession. They ordered him out of England, but his albums fell into good hands Townshend's hands.
Read Leonard Gill's review of Photographer Tom Wright's fascinating autobiography, Roadwork: Rock & Roll Turned Inside Out.
The professor is referring to the work of Nobel Prize-winning writer William Faulkner. And as for "literary study," he's referring to academic approaches such as queer theory and feminist readings. ...