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Prophets and Poets [electronic resource (video)] : Southern Literature, 1941-1962 / James Agee Film Project
DIGITAL VIDEO | Infobase | [2010], c1999.

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1 streaming video file (71 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)
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Access Video On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on November 17, 2010.
Contents
Confederacy Alive and Well (1:33) -- South: Black and White Relationships (3:23) -- Mississippi Son: Richard Wright (12:02) -- Social Justice Writers: Lillian Smith (4:13) -- Writing from Within: Eudora Welty (9:26) -- Southern Writers: Decade of the Forties (1:05) -- William Faulkner (7:19) -- Southern Men of Letters: Warren and Ellison (12:20) -- Southern Writers: Sense of Place (4:13) -- Georgia Prophet: Flannery O'Connor (10:17) -- End of the Faulkner Period of Southern Writing (2:51) -- Credits: Prophets and Poets: Southern Literature, 1941-1962 (0:59)
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A wave of bold American writing from both white and black authors gave expression to Southern life during World War II and the years that followed. This program tells the story of that literary development up to the era of the Civil Rights movement. It presents the work of Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, Robert Penn Warren, Ralph Ellison, Lillian Smith, Flannery O'Connor, and others - as well as a revealing 1997 interview with Welty herself. An inventive dramatization of the opening of Ellison's Invisible Man evokes the sense of surreal alienation conveyed in that novel. In addition, viewers will find excerpts from the rarely seen 1951 film adaptation of Wright's Native Son, starring Wright himself, as well as readings from O'Connor's Wise Blood, "Everything That Rises Must Converge," and "A Good Man Is Hard to Find."
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6 & up.
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Mode of access: Internet.
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Southern Literature, 1941-1962
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