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Ernest J. Gaines

Ernest J. Gaines was born on January 15, 1933 in Oscar, Louisiana, USA as Ernest James Gaines. He is a writer, known for A Lesson Before Dying (1999), The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974) and A Gathering of Old Men (1987). See full bio »

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 1999 A Lesson Before Dying (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 A Gathering of Old Men (TV Movie) (novel "A Gathering of Old Men")
 1980 The Sky Is Gray (TV Movie) (story)
 1974 The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (TV Movie) (novel)
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 2009 A Conversation with Ernest Gaines (Documentary short)
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 2005 The Writing of the Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (Video documentary short)
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 2001 English Composition: Writing for an Audience (TV Series)
Himself - Novelist and English Teacher
- Editing: Word Usage (2001) ... Himself - Novelist and English Teacher (as Ernest Gaines)
- Computers in Composition ... Himself - Novelist and English Teacher (as Ernest Gaines)
 1992 Literary Visions (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Ways of Seeing: Responding to Literature (1992) ... Himself (as Ernest Gaines)
- First Sight: An Introduction to Literature (1992) ... Himself (as Ernest Gaines)
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(2011-2012 Season) His play, "A Lesson Before Dying," was performed at the Lincoln Square Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Barth Bennett in the cast. See more »

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