By John E. Conklin

Hollywood motion pictures have offered audiences with tales of campus lifestyles for almost a century, shaping well known perceptions of our faculties 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 replicate of and a version for habit. one could in basic terms think what number highschool seniors input collage this present day with the hopes of residing the proverbial Animal House or PCU Greek event, or what percentage have anxious over the SAT and school admissions after staring at more moderen videos like 2004’s The ideal Score.
This ebook explores topics of school existence in 681 live-action, theatrically published, feature-length movies set within the usa and published from 1915 via 2006, comparing how those video clips either mirrored and distorted the truth of undergraduate life.
issues contain collage admissions, the freshman event, educational paintings, professor-student family members, scholar romance, fraternity and sorority existence, activities, political activism, and different extracurricular actions. The e-book additionally incorporates a whole filmography and sixty six illustrations.

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