Most widely held works by Edwina Moore
Alice Walker ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
An interview with author Alice Walker. Therein, Walker discusses her life, contemporary America, the "womanist" perspective, and reads from her poetry.
August Wilson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
An interview with playwright August Wilson. Therein, Wilson describes his role as passing down the practical and spiritual wisdom of the African American community in his writings. He also expounds upon the influence of black traditions like storytelling and blues music in contributing to his plays.
Cane River by Lalita Tademy ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Follows four generations of African American women from slavery to the early twentieth century as they struggle for economic security and the future of their families along the Cane River in rural Louisiana.
Toni Morrison ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
An interview with author Toni Morrison. Therein, Morrison reads from her two novels and discusses her views of the contributions made by African Americans to American literature.
Gloria Naylor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
An interview with author Gloria Naylor. Therein, Naylor discusses the influence of other black women writers on herself, growing up in the South, her early involvement with religion, learning to articulate one's experience, writing in different voices, and writing to explore one's beliefs.
Charles Johnson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
An interview with author Charles Richard Johnson. Therein, Johnson describes his literary objective: to explore classic, metaphysical questions from East and West against the backdrop of African life and history.
John Wideman ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
An interview with author John Wideman. Therein, Wideman discusses the dilemma of the committed African American intellectual torn between the urban underclass and a predominantly white, middle-class literary audience.
In black and white conversations with African American writers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A collection of six interviews with prominent 20th century African American authors.
In black and white conversations with African American writers. Alice Walker ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Alice Walker shares with us her remarkable spiritual journey from a sharecropping childhood in rural Georgia to the peace and creativity of her present retreat in Northern California. She discusses the Civil Rights movement and the "womanist" perspective, that of a Black woman whose spirit has been reawakened. She also discusses contemporary America with an anger and urgency rooted in an abiding optimism.She reads from her poetry and explores how writing has helped Walker to stave off depression and understand herself better.
August Wilson a conversation with August Wilson ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Playwright August Wilson talks about his roots in the black community, how his plays express the African-American experience, how the African heritage of Black Americans is both expressed and repressed in American society today, and the importance of blues as cultural expression.
Together we can ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reflections of the Black cultural experience. Focuses on how families and friends can help keep us emotionally solvent.
John Wideman a conversation with John Wideman ; producer & director, Matteo Bellinelli ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Wideman candidly discusses the dilemma of the committed African American intellectual torn between the urban underclass and a predominatly white, middle class literary audience. He writes because "African Americans have to carry alternative versions of reality in our heads and the model for doing that exists in art."
Alice Walker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Alice Walker describes how the Civil Rights movement transformed her life, defines her concept of womanism, and explains her recurrent theme of a womans recovery of wholeness through resistance to racism and sexism.
African American authors African American dramatists African American families African American poets African Americans--Mental health African Americans--Social life and customs African American women African American women authors American literature--African American authors Audiobooks Authors, American Biographical films Biography Blues (Music) Blues (Music)--Influence Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Domestic fiction Dramatists, American Fiction Filmed interviews Historical fiction Interviews Johnson, Charles Richard,--1948- Louisiana Louisiana--Cane River Region Morrison, Toni Naylor, Gloria Nonfiction films Phenomenology and literature Short films United States Video recordings Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Walker, Alice,--1944- Wideman, John Edgar Wilson, August Women authors, American