WorldCat Identities

Greenfield, Fenella

Overview
Works: 61 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 431 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational films  Internet videos  Style manuals  Poetry  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PS3563.O8749, 959.604
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fenella Greenfield
Anthony Burgess by ICA Video( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Anthony Burgess discusses his life and work with A. S. Byatt. Topics include: quarreling with the Catholic God, influence of music on structure, role fo language in "A clockwork orange", "evil" as a theological reality, choosing a title, and a background to "Earthly powers"
Isabel Allende, with Marina Warner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Allende, niece of the late President Salvador Allende of Chile, talks about her life and work as a writer. Topics include: women as storytellers, soap operas, goodness outweighing evil in Chile, and magical realism
William Burroughs by William S Burroughs( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathy Acker interviews William Burroughs about his paintings during an October Gallery exhibition in London
Making children's picture books( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three authors discuss how they use children, their own and others, as inspiration and as critics of children's stories
The killing fields : the facts behind the film by Sydney Schanberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marina Warner by Marina Warner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marina Warner speaks with Lisa Appignanesi about her life as a writer, historian and critic. Some of the topics they discuss are women and virginity, influences of Catholicism, gender and separation, women's history within fairy tales and a comparison of history and fiction
Fay Weldon, with Valerie Grove by Fay Weldon( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weldon's literary history is discussed
Peter Carey by Peter Carey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Carey talks with Margaret Walters about Australian literature, landscape, role of painting in Australian culture, aboriginal culture, Australian Christianity, satire and fantasy, and comparing the short story with the novel
Writers talk : Isabel Allende with Marina Warner by Isabel Allende( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics Discussed in the Interview: --Women as storytellers. --Soap operas. --Goodness outweighing evil in Chile. --Magical realism
John Irving, with Liz Calder by John Irving( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author John Irving discusses his life and work in an interview with Liz Calder. Topics include: imperfect families, obsession with violence, method of writing, passivity of American citizens, and anxiety
Writers talk : first novels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics Discussed in the Interview: Publishing a first novel. --The city and the dispossessed. --From non-fiction to fiction. --Exile from South Africa
John Mortimer with Michael Billington by John Mortimer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Mortimer discusses his fiction, including the Rumpole series, the difference between fact and fiction, and the Englishness of his characters
Howard Brenton by Howard Brenton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video Howard Brenton talks to writer Donna Soto-Morettini about his work as both playwright and novelist and analysis the differences between writing fiction and drama
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morrison discusses how to define oneself as a writer, how Black American literature has developed, politics in writing, and her characterisation and style
ICA Guardian conversations - Ben Okri with Edward Blishen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Over the years, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London has hosted innumerable public interviews with prominent writers, often arranged to coincide with the publication of a new book and sometimes to take advantage of a foreign author's visit to England. Frequently the interviewer has also been a well known literary personality. Here Edward Blishen interviews Nigerian writer Ben Okri on the occasion of the publication of his new collection of short stories, "Stars of the new curfew". Okri is asked about one of the dominant themes of his work, namely the question of innocence and corruption, and discusses a variety of other topics, including socialist realism in the African novel, the impact of the civil war on Nigerian literature, the importance of a nation facing its nightmares, the role of the second generation of Nigerian writers, the energy of life in Lagos as source material and the use of language in novels as compared to short stories
Three Cuban poets, with Ana de Skalon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, Cuban poets Eliseo Diego, César López, and Pedro Pérez Sarduy discuss the writing and cultural tradtions that have influenced their work and consider the status of contemporary Cuban poetry
Writers on writing 5. Form - genre( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors focus on various forms of writing and on the demands these forms make on the writer and the reader. The second section introduces the idea of genre and looks at science fiction and detective novels
Ben Okri with Edward Blishen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okri, a Nigerian author resident in London, discusses his work, social realism in the African novel, the use of ghosts as representations of nightmares, and more
Quentin Blake( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various themes in children's literature
Writers on writing( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various authors examine aspects of their craft and describe their methods. Some focus on various forms of writing and the demands these forms place on the author and the reader. Science fiction and detective novel writing is explored
 
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English (49)