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LaPaglia, Nancy – 1986
Although more than half of all college students in this country are enrolled in two-year colleges and nearly half of all college faculty members teach in these institutions, two-year colleges are rarely mentioned in American fiction. An informal survey of over 100 people who read widely turned up only four novels and two short stories in which a…
Descriptors: Characterization, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Fiction
LaPaglia, Nancy – 1988
More than one-half of all college students in the United States and nearly half of all college faculty attend or work at two-year colleges, yet references to them in American fiction are few and far between and usually derogatory. Examples used in an earlier paper on this topic are Bobbie Ann Mason's "Shiloh," Susan Fromberg Schaeffer's…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Elitism, Fiction, Institutional Characteristics