The Storied South
voices of writers and artists
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).
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).
Robert Penn Warren
C. Vann Woodward
"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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