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Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Telling the Truth Obliquely



Eighteenth Segment: Welty and Brooks discuss the differences in truth between the propaganda novel and the work of literary art. The difference, they agree, is that--rephrasing Emily Dickinson--writers should tell the truth obliquely, with a slant.                                              
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Video Information
Year: 1988
Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; truth; literary truth; propaganda; indirection; Emily Dickinson; Shakespeare;
Duration: 00:02:02
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: Ferris Collection
Contributing Organization: William R. Ferris Collection
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2006
Digitizing Organization: Open Video

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