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A Conversation with Ernest J. Gaines by Lawrence Bridges
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This is a video of an interview with author Ernest J. Gaines.  He talks about his life, writings, and his famous work A Lesson Before Dying.  (20:53)
August 16, 2012 at 11:15 PM
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Creative Quotations from T. S. Eliot
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A thought provoking collection of Creative Quotations from T. S. Eliot (1888-1965); born on Sep 26. US-English poet, critic, and playwright.
July 12, 2009 at 03:11 PM
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George Eliot's Life and Writing Career
From answers.com, produced by Answer.com
This 6:36 video provides a fairly indepth biography of her life and accomplishments.
January 14, 2012 at 10:14 AM
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Stephen King - The Shining is Born
From biography.com, produced by Biography
While vacationing in snowbound Colorado, King and his wife stayed at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, and found inspiration for the fictional Overlook Hotel and the trapped family in "The Shining." On the bottom of the opening page you can also fin... [more]
December 3, 2011 at 11:39 PM
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Jim Harrison Biography
From nytimes.com, produced by New York Times
All-American Author of such works as Legends of the Fall is interviewed about his writing, cooking and life on the land. He wrote over 28 books, movies, and insights about his life is the essence of this 5:35 minute video. Gives excellent insights in... [more]
February 24, 2011 at 12:21 AM
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LITERATURE - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson taught us about the presence of nature and something a little divine inside all of us. (10:51)
August 8, 2019 at 03:21 PM
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