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Tillie Olsen : a heart in action

Author: Ann HersheyTillie OlsenFrances ReidIrving SarafMary WatkinsAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Women Make Movies, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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A biography of "Tillie Lerner Olsen: a renegade, revolutionary, distinguished fiction and non-fiction writer, feminist, humanist, labor organizer and social activist. Politically active, class conscious, deeply joined to the world, Tillie countered the very core of American writing by immortalizing the lives of working class women and single mothers ... Extended interviews with Olsen during the last years of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Biography
Named Person: Tillie Olsen; Tillie Olsen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Hershey; Tillie Olsen; Frances Reid; Irving Saraf; Mary Watkins; Persimmon Tree Films.; Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 232665483
Language Note: In English.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Credits: Camera, Ann Hershey, Frances Reid, Irving Saraf ; editor, Ann Hershey ; original music composed and performed by Mary Watkins.
Performer(s): Tillie Olsen.
Description: 1 videodisc (67 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: Heart in action
Responsibility: Persimmon Tree Films ; producer and director, Ann Hershey.
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A biography of "Tillie Lerner Olsen: a renegade, revolutionary, distinguished fiction and non-fiction writer, feminist, humanist, labor organizer and social activist. Politically active, class conscious, deeply joined to the world, Tillie countered the very core of American writing by immortalizing the lives of working class women and single mothers ... Extended interviews with Olsen during the last years of her life are deftly interspersed with footage from her readings, lectures and book signings as well as with archive materials and comments from notable feminists"--Http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c723.shtml.

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