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Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson (1988)
The entire video (second part) of the interview between Eudora and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson on June 30, 1988. This is the digital version of VT-20367/34 of the William Ferris...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature;
Duration: 00:38:35
Popularity (downloads): 466
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Role of the Critic (1988)
Third Segment: Cleanth Brooks observes that the problem of the writer differs from the problem of the critic who must be more conscious. But Welty observes that ultimately they must...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; literary criticism; critics; writers;
Duration: 00:00:45
Popularity (downloads): 304
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Novels and Films (1988)
Thirteenth Segment: Cleanth Brooks observes that Welty's novel Losing Battle had a visual quality, and asks whether there was any offer to make it into a film. Welty agrees that...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; novels; films; movies; Losing Battles; musicals;
Duration: 00:01:25
Popularity (downloads): 265
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Getting Out of the Present Tense (1988)
Eleventh Segment: Cleanth Brooks asks if contemporary narrative writings tend to invent their own reality as a result of not understanding the past. Welty responds that one problem of modern...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; lyric; epic; history; present; past; drama; experience; literature;
Duration: 00:03:13
Popularity (downloads): 301
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Literary Friendships (1988)
Ninteenth Segment: Cleanth Brooks and Eudora Welty, supplemented by off camera remarks by Bill Ferris, discuss the importance of literary friendships, and the Republic of Letters.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; friendship; literary friendship; community; Republic of Letters
Duration: 00:04:14
Popularity (downloads): 317
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Knowledge of the Past (1988)
Tenth Segment: Cleanth Brooks and Eudora Welty discuss how the present generation of students tend to forget the past, such that students don't even know when the Civil War was...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; past; present; Civil Rights; Civil War; World War Two; memory; history;
Duration: 00:01:50
Popularity (downloads): 367
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - The Optimist's Daughter (1988)
Seventh Segment: Cleanth Brooks notes that Walker Percy gave a warning to young Southern writers, to the effect that they have to face up to situations of change. He asks...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; Walker Percy; writing; novels; Optimist's Daughter; change;
Duration: 00:02:30
Popularity (downloads): 306
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Laurel (Character in Welty's novel) (1988)
Eighth Segment: Cleanth Brooks observes how the character Laurel, in Eudora Welty's novel The Optimist's Daughter talks about the past, but does not have to change the past, but rather...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; Laurel; Optimist's Daughter; past; present; change;
Duration: 00:01:02
Popularity (downloads): 359
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Writer's Role in Society (1988)
Seventeenth Segment: Cleanth Brooks observes that much of Southern life could be reconstructed from the novels of such writers as Walker Percy, Peter Taylor and Eudora Welty, since such writers...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; Walker Percy; Peter Taylor; Faulkner; Southern society; literature and society;
Duration: 00:03:31
Popularity (downloads): 333
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Teachers as Editors (1988)
Fifth Segment: Cleanth Brooks and Eudora Welty agree that just as a good editor can help a writer, so can a good creative writing teacher serve in the role of...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; teachers; editors; creative writing classes; creative writing; classes; writing;
Duration: 00:01:28
Popularity (downloads): 249
 

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