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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 - 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 - 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
 
A rube couple at a county fair (1904)
From Edison films catalog: Scene I--Driving into the Grounds. Scene II--Machinery department. Scene III--Getting weighed. Scene IV--On the Pike. Scene V--Looking at the big pumpkins. Scene VI--Cattle parade. Scene VII--Trotting...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Agricultural exhibitions--United States--Drama; Fairs--United States--Drama; Rural population--United States--Drama; Farmers--United States--Drama; Amusements--United States--Drama; Cattle--Connecticut; Horses--Connecticut; Horsemen and horsewomen--Connecticut; Agricultural machinery; ComedyActuality;
Duration: 00:03:57
Popularity (downloads): 629
 
Private Life of a Cat (1947)
Alexander Hammid's intimate study of a female cat and the birth and maturation of her five kittens.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Animals: Cats;Animals: Behavior;Psychology;
Duration: 00:22:01
Popularity (downloads): 1495
 
What to Do on a Date (1950)
A high school senior learns how and where to ask a girl for a date, where to take her for a good time, and how to avoid spending too much...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance;Dating;Teenagers;
Duration: 00:10:45
Popularity (downloads): 1049
 
Human Grace (1952)
Male and female gymnasts from different countries competing in an Olympic stadium, shown in realtime and slow motion. Possibly reedited from Leni Riefenstahl's film OLYMPIA (1936). Narrator: John Kieran.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Sports: Gymnastics; Motion pictures: Slow motion; Germany;
Duration: 00:09:27
Popularity (downloads): 516
 
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 - 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
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Telling the Truth Obliquely (1988)
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...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; truth; literary truth; propaganda; indirection; Emily Dickinson; Shakespeare;
Duration: 00:02:02
Popularity (downloads): 337
 

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