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John Wideman : a conversation with John Wideman

Author: John Edgar Wideman; Matteo Bellinelli; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1994.
Series: Ethnic studies video collection
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wideman candidly discusses the dilemma of the committed African American intellectual torn between the urban underclass and a predominatly white, middle class literary audience. He writes because "African Americans have to carry alternative versions of reality in our heads and the model for doing that exists in art."
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: John Edgar Wideman; John Edgar Wideman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Edgar Wideman; Matteo Bellinelli; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 31546097
Notes: Bibliographical references on container.
Credits: Director, Matteo Bellinelli.
Description: 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Ethnic studies video collection
Other Titles: Conversation with John Wideman
Responsibility: SSR-RTSI Swiss Television production.

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Wideman candidly discusses the dilemma of the committed African American intellectual torn between the urban underclass and a predominatly white, middle class literary audience. He writes because "African Americans have to carry alternative versions of reality in our heads and the model for doing that exists in art."

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