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Author Polan, Dana B., 1953-

Title Scenes of instruction [electronic resource] : the beginnings of the U.S. study of film / Dana Polan.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 406 p. : 1 ill. ; 23 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-400) and index.
Contents First forays in film education : the pedagogy of photoplay composition at Columbia University -- A brief interlude as the movies march on : Terry Ramsaye and the New School for Social Research -- "Younger art, old college, happy union" : Harvard goes into the business and art of the movies -- Between academia and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences : the University of Southern California ventures into the cinema -- Politics as pedagogy, pedagogy as politics : the rather brief moment in time of Harry Alan Potamkin -- Appreciations of cinema : Syracuse discovers film art -- Cinematic diversions in sociology : Frederic Thrasher in the world of film appreciation -- Middlebrow translations of highbrow philosophy : the film Fandom of the 1930s Great Books intellectuals.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2010. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject Motion pictures -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 9780520249622 9780520249639 (DLC)2006025495

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