WorldCat Identities

ICA Video

Overview
Works: 346 works in 730 publications in 1 language and 3,619 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PS3551.N464, 896
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by ICA Video
Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maya Angelou discusses writing through the black experience, the human spirit in adversity, and prose and poetry readings
Wole Soyinka by Wole Soyinka( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 1986 Nobel Prize winner for literature, Nigerian author and political activist Wole Soyinka lectures on creative traditions and the climates of terror in which they are born. He talks about the growth of African cultural self-awareness and the birth of a new literary fraternity
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret Atwood talks with Hermione Lee about themes of women "breaking out," literature informed by fairy tales, visual imagery as inspiration, mythology in contemporary literature, comparing the short story with the novel, autobiography as source material, writing as a woman from the male point of view, and using humor
Harold Pinter with Benedict Nightingale by Harold Pinter( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold Pinter discusses his work in the theatre with particular reference to his violent and disturbing play "One for the road" which investigates torture in totalitarian regimes
Gloria Naylor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Maurice Sendak with Paul Vaughan by Maurice Sendak( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maurice Sendak discusses his work and the sources of inspiration of some of his characters
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses finding a language to describe Africa's landscapes, how to end a book, comparing the novel with the short story, writing at home versus writing in exile, motives for writing a political novel, and South African black consciousness movement
Writing for children by Robert Leeson( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five writers, Robert Leeson, Maurice Sendak, Gillian Avery, Penelope Farmer, and Jill Paton Walsh, talk about their work and a group of seven year-olds talk about how they choose what to read
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion which covers background to The Satanic verses; themes of divided selves; the irony of an Indian being viewed as representative of English culture; the nature of the city as metaphor; writing dialogue; writing from the experience of duality of uprootedness; and Black voices "describing back" in their literature
Allen Ginsberg with R.D. Laing by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
R.D. Laing and the poet Allen Ginsberg discuss Ginsberg's life and work. Ginsberg reads and sings a selection of his poems
Chinua Achebe by ICA Video( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Marge Piercy by ICA Video( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses writing about history, selecting a period about which to write, research, coping with writer's block, documenting women's history, motives for telling stories, sexism in language, and writing as consciuosness raising
Harold Pinter by Harold Pinter( Visual )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses characteristics of the English playwright, torture as subject, the function and usefulness of drama, beginning a play without knowings its end, and the challenges of writing as a political person without writing propaganda
Raymond Williams with Michael Ignatieff by Raymond Williams( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Williams talks about his new novel "Loyalties"
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Tom Wolfe by ICA Video( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Wolfe talks with Peter York about the birth of "new journalism"; experimental literature in the United States; art, architecture and the critic; comparing the novel with journalism; using journalistic techniques in the novel; post-modernism in American literature; the effect of the metropolis on contemporary culture; and the neo-conservative movement
Mary Gordon and Margaret Drabble by ICA Video( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduced by Clare Boylan, Mary Gordon and Margaret Drabble talk about the challenge of writing about mothers and children, the portrayal of mothers and children from the early 19th century novel to the present day, first descriptions of breastfeeding in English literature, books as child substitutes and how to write successfully from a child's point of view
Nadine Gordimer with Margaret Walters by Nadine Gordimer( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
South African writer Nadine Gordimer discusses her life and work with Margaret Walters
Joseph Heller with Michael Kustow by Joseph Heller( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novelist Joseph Heller discusses his novel, God knows, and the themes and inspiration of his other works in an interview with Michael Kustow
Making children's picture books ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 38 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
 
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Alternative Names
ICA Video
Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, England) Video
Institute of Contemporary Arts Video
Languages
English (108)