By John E. Conklin

Hollywood movies have offered audiences with tales of campus existence for almost a century, shaping well known perceptions of our schools and universities and the scholars who attend them. those depictions of campus existence have even altered the attitudes of the scholars themselves, serving as either a reflect of and a version for habit. possible purely think what number highschool seniors input collage at the present time with the hopes of dwelling the proverbial Animal House or PCU Greek event, or what number have nervous over the SAT and school admissions after staring at more moderen video clips like 2004’s The ideal Score.
This booklet explores issues of faculty existence in 681 live-action, theatrically published, feature-length motion pictures set within the usa and published from 1915 via 2006, comparing how those video clips either mirrored and distorted the truth of undergraduate life.
themes comprise university admissions, the freshman adventure, educational paintings, professor-student relatives, pupil romance, fraternity and sorority lifestyles, activities, political activism, and different extracurricular actions. The e-book additionally features a whole filmography and sixty six illustrations.

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