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The storied South : voices of writers and artists

Author: William R Ferris
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : CD audio : Audio book, etc. : State or province government publication   Visual material   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Features the voices ... of twenty-six of the most luminous artists and thinkers in the American cultural firmament, from Eudora Welty, Pete Seeger, and Alice Walker to William Eggleston, Bobby Rush, and C. Vann Woodward ... drawn from one-on-one interviews conducted by folklorist William Ferris over the past forty years"--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Government publication, Audio book, etc., State or province government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William R Ferris
ISBN: 9781469607542 1469607549
OCLC Number: 838415403
Notes: Accompanying CD includes original interviews; accompanying DVD includes filmed interviews.
Description: xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.) and 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: WRITERS --
Eudora Welty --
Ernest Gaines --
Robert Penn Warren --
Alice Walker --
Alex Haley --
Margaret Walker --
Sterling Brown --
SCHOLARS --
Cleanth Brooks --
John Blassingame --
Charles Seeger --
John Dollard --
C. Vann Woodward --
MUSICIANS --
Bobby Rush --
Pete Seeger --
PHOTOGRAPHERS --
Walker Evans --
William Christenberry --
William Eggleston --
PAINTERS --
Sam Gilliam --
Ed McGowin --
Benny Andrews --
Carroll Cloar --
Rebecca Davenport --
William Dunlap --
Maud Gatewood --
George Wardlaw --
Julien Binford. CD. Eudora Welty: A good household (0:52) --
Eudora Welty: WPA memories (1:47) --
Earnest Gaines: creating the voice of Miss Jane Pitman (2:56) --
Robert Penn Warren: the decline in human values (2:43) --
Alice Walker: regions of the mind and heart (0:43) --
Alice Walker: integrating Southern writers (1:06) --
Alex Haley: the South is a place of hands (1:30) --
Margaret Walker: a memory of Langston Hughes (2:14) --
Margaret Walker: the question of black humanity (1:56) --
Sterling Brown: not simple North and South (4:21) --
Cleanth Brooks: accepting the past (2:17) --
John Blassingame: the historian's tasks (2:32) --
Charles Seeger: memories of Pete (1:58) --
John Dollard: feelings about the South (2:26) --
C. Vann Woodward: why historians study the South (2:08) --
C. Vann Woodward: books aren't accidents (1:19) --
Bobby Rush: the blues to me (1:21) --
Pete Seeger: We shall overcome (2:10) --
Walker Evans: Agee's anger (2:23) --
Walker Evans: the unconscious process (1:39) --
William Christenberry: the profound influence of Southern writers (0:31) --
William Eggleston: beginnings in 1958 (0:32) --
William Eggleston: the value of photographs (1:11) --
Sam Gilliam: memories of the South (1:29) --
Ed McGowin: on Southern surreal (1:34) --
Benny Andrews: pictures out of clouds (0:53) --
Carroll Cloar: childhood imagery (1:00) --
Rebecca Davenport: appreciating irony (1:10) --
William Dunlap: that narrative business (0:28) --
Maud Gatewood: Africa's given us quite a bit (1:19) --
Maud Gatewood: sense of place (1:31) --
Julien Binford: painting the sawmill (1:03) --
DVD. Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks (8:19) --
Eudora Welty in Four women artists [includes reading of Why I live at the PO] (2:32) --
Robert Penn Warren (8:38) --
Cleanth Brooks (11:33) --
C. Vann Woodward (6:06) --
Bobby Rush [interview and concert] (14:41) --
Pete Seeger (about 49 minutes) --
Painting in the South (27:01).
Responsibility: William Ferris.

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"Features the voices ... of twenty-six of the most luminous artists and thinkers in the American cultural firmament, from Eudora Welty, Pete Seeger, and Alice Walker to William Eggleston, Bobby Rush, and C. Vann Woodward ... drawn from one-on-one interviews conducted by folklorist William Ferris over the past forty years"--Dust jacket flap.
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