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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
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King with William Ferris (2000)
This video recording was made on January 2, 2000 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.as part of the "American Voices" presentations at the "Millennium on the Mall" celebrations. Transcript...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 01:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 454
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - First Publications (1988)
Fifteenth Segment: Welty discusses her first published writings in The Southern Review, and of how it took her agent two years to get her stories published in The Atlantic Monthly,...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; Atlantic Monthly; Southern Review; publiccation; literary agent; female writers; southern writers;
Duration: 00:01:29
Popularity (downloads): 396
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Community (1988)
Twelfth Segment: In response to the question whether the tendency to write novels in the first person causes many people not to be involved in communities today Welty responds "that...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; community; society; individual;
Duration: 00:01:16
Popularity (downloads): 367
 
Plantation System in Southern Life, The (1950)
Eurocentric view of the plantation system and its effect on Southern U.S. culture.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Race relations;Ethnography: U.S.: South;African Americans;
Duration: 00:10:07
Popularity (downloads): 883
 
Fred Stutzman: Cradle Talk (2007)


Genre: Educational
Keywords: social software; blogs; technology; society;
Duration: 00:56:33
Popularity (downloads): 114
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Young Southern Writers (1988)
Ninth Segment: In response to a question about some of Welty's "historical" writings, she observes that she was writing about the present at that time, and not about the mysterious...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; past; present; history; literature;
Duration: 00:01:16
Popularity (downloads): 218
 
ASIST PANEL: This conversation is being blogged (2007)


Genre: Educational
Keywords: blogs; online identity; communications; social software; archival; technology; society;
Duration: 01:03:43
Popularity (downloads): 129
 
Social Seminar: Changing (1971)
Demonstrates the quality of life as its impact is felt by a young family trying to reorient themselves in a society of conflicting standards and values. Shows how the terms...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Psychology; Substance abuse: Drugs; Hippies;
Duration: 00:27:49
Popularity (downloads): 360
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of William Ferris and B.B. King (2000)
In the first segment Stephen Yessum, Director of the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington D.C., introduces William Ferris and B.B. King.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 00:01:17
Popularity (downloads): 310
 

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