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Thomas Wolfe [electronic resource]: Look Homeward, Angel

North Carolina State University
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
An examination of Wolfe's Asheville roots-the sights and formative sounds to which he looked back in his first great novel, Look Homeward, Angel, but to which he could not go home again.
Narrated by Richard Walser of North Carolina State University.
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45 min.
9 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 02, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Look Homeward, Angel
  • Acclaimed Writer Thomas Wolfe (2:23)
  • Literary Acclaim for "Look Homeward, Angel" (3:14)
  • Eugene Gant and Family (1:06)
  • Wolfe's Need for Discovery (1:53)
  • Subtitled "A Story of the Buried Life" (1:39)
  • Eliza's Boarding School (3:02)
  • Books as an Escape (3:34)
  • Eugene Mirrors Wolfe's Feelings (1:14)
  • Wolfe's Golden Years (2:46)
  • Thomas Wolfe at University of North Carolina (1:13)
  • Arrival at Harvard - September 1920 (1:46)
  • Thomas Wolfe at Harvard (3:14)
  • Maxwell Perkins Helps Publish Wolfe (3:28)
  • Thomas Wolfe's "Oversized Quality" (3:19)
  • Asheville, North Carolina Reacts to "Look Homeward, Angel" (3:53)
  • Thomas Returns to Asheville (3:12)
  • Wolfe's Brother Dies from Influenza (3:57)
  • Credits: Thomas Wolfe: Look Homeward, Angel (1:10)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c1983
Publisher no.
935 Films Media Group
1streaming video file (45 min.) : d., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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