Robert Francis on the influence of Henry David Thoreau on his life and writing

Image

Robert Francis on Thoreau.mp4

Title

Robert Francis on the influence of Henry David Thoreau on his life and writing

Subject

Francis, Robert, 1901-1987
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

Description

Robert Francis talks about the influence of Henry David Thoreau on his life and writing as well as the philosophical differences between Thoreau's and his own view of nature. This clip is from the raw footage filmed for the "Robert Francis: Through the Looking Glass" documentary.

Creator

Skillicorn, David

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

1979

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

From the Robert Francis Collection

Language

English

Type

Motion pictures

Original Format

1/2 inch EIAJ-1 tape

Duration

8 minutes

Compression

MPEG-4

Producer

Union Video Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Director

Filmed by Fain Gildea and David Skillicorn

Citation

Skillicorn, David, “Robert Francis on the influence of Henry David Thoreau on his life and writing,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 5, 2019, https://digitalamherst.org/items/show/1937.