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Trey Ellis : platitudes

Author: Trey Ellis; Tom Vitale
Publisher: [S.l.] : Atlas Video, Inc., ©1990.
Series: Moveable feast.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With scraps of menus, computer print-outs, reading comprehension tests, and other fragments of 20th century life, Trey Ellis comments on stereotypes of blacks in life and literature as he parodies what he calls the "Afro-baroque glory stories" of traditional black writers in "Platitudes", his first novel.
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Named Person: Trey Ellis; Trey Ellis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Trey Ellis; Tom Vitale
ISBN: 0945716389 9780945716389
OCLC Number: 25006414
Credits: Producer, Bruce Burger ; editor, Alan Arkawy ; photographer, Bruce Burger ; executive producer, Tom Vitale.
Performer(s): Hosted by Tom Vitale.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Moveable feast.
Other Titles: Profiles of Contemporary American Authors
Responsibility: In Our Times Arts Media, Inc.

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With scraps of menus, computer print-outs, reading comprehension tests, and other fragments of 20th century life, Trey Ellis comments on stereotypes of blacks in life and literature as he parodies what he calls the "Afro-baroque glory stories" of traditional black writers in "Platitudes", his first novel.

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