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Ralph Ellison's Legacy

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : 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 novel occasion of the publication of Juneteenth, left unfinished at the time of his death. Ellison's literary executor John Callahan and Professor Charles Johnson a winner, like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, 1999
Named Person: Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.
OCLC Number: 872343458
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 24, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 10 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (12 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Ralph Ellison Background (2:39) --
John Callahan on Juneteenth (1:55) --
Ellison's Influence (1:15) --
"Invisible Man" (1:03) --
Ellison's Personality (1:17) --
Indivisibility of American Experience (1:10) --
Why Ellison Never Finished "Juneteenth" (1:57) --
Credits: Ralph Ellison's Legacy (0:05).
Other Titles: PBS newshour.
Responsibility: MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.

Abstract:

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 novel occasion of the publication of Juneteenth, left unfinished at the time of his death. Ellison's literary executor John Callahan and Professor Charles Johnson a winner, like Ellison, of The National Book Award consider the man behind the fame and the impact of the posthumous novel on Ellison's literary reputation, first established by Invisible Man.

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