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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
 
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 - 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
 
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
 
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
 
Are You Popular? (1947)
One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of 'good' and 'bad' girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance;Teenagers;Gender roles;
Duration: 00:09:52
Popularity (downloads): 2588
 

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