A Wolf in Intellectual's Clothing

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by Kathy Plann IN COLLEGE CLASSROOMS, as portrayed by Hollywood, there are no female professors. I also couldn’t help noticing that in a sampling of films which span the past two and a half decades, [Jerry Lewis’s “The Nutty Professor” (1963), “Animal House” (1978), Eddie Murphy’s “The Nutty Professor” (1996), and “Road Trip” (2000)]-the male professors either date or want to date their female students. These socially inept profs. look for love in all the wrong places.They are exiles in the Siberia of intellectualism, and the degree of sympathy each movie elicits for the professor hinges on how he escapes […]
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