The Resource Let us now praise famous men: : three tenant families, (electronic resource)

Let us now praise famous men: : three tenant families, (electronic resource)

Label
Let us now praise famous men: : three tenant families
Title
Let us now praise famous men:
Title remainder
three tenant families
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when Let Us Now Praise Famous Men was first published in 1941 to enormous critical acclaim. This unsparing record of place, of the people who shaped the land, and the rhythm of their lives is intensely moving and unrelentingly honest, and today, recognized by the New York Public Library as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, it stands as a poetic tract of its time. With a sixty-four-page photographic prologue featuring archival reproductions of Evans' classic images, this book offers readers a window into a remarkable slice of American history
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1909-1955
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Agee, James
Dewey number
976.1
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Lloyd James
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1903-1975
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  • Evans, Walker
  • James, Lloyd
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  • Agee, James
  • Farm tenancy
  • Alabama
  • Alabama
Target audience
adult
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Label
Let us now praise famous men: : three tenant families, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11507102
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Publication
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Control code
MWT11507102
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 13 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Publisher number
MWT11507102
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Let us now praise famous men: : three tenant families, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11507102
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11507102
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 13 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11507102
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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