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Ralph Ellison's legacy

Author: John F Callahan; Charles Johnson; Elizabeth Farnsworth; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1952 an unknown African-American writer caught the nation's attention with his very first book, which begins, "I am an invisible man." In this program, NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Farnsworth examines Ralph Ellison's legacy on the occasion of the publication of his novel, Juneteenth, left unfinished at the time of his death. Ellison's literary executor John Callahan and Professor Charles Johnson ... consider  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Television news programs
Named Person: Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John F Callahan; Charles Johnson; Elizabeth Farnsworth; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45567164
Notes: Originally presented as a segment of News Hour with Jim Lehrer.
Performer(s): Reporter, Elizabeth Farnsworth ; interviewees, John Callahan and Charles Johnson.
Description: 1 videocassette (12 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: News hour with Jim Lehrer (Television program)

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"In 1952 an unknown African-American writer caught the nation's attention with his very first book, which begins, "I am an invisible man." In this program, NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Farnsworth examines Ralph Ellison's legacy on the occasion of the publication of his novel, Juneteenth, left unfinished at the time of his death. Ellison's literary executor John Callahan and Professor Charles Johnson ... consider the man behind the fame and the impact of the posthumous novel on Ellison's literary reputation, first established by Invisible Man"--Container.

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