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ICA Video

Overview
Works: 261 works in 738 publications in 1 language and 3,352 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Filmed literary readings  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Television interviews  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PS3551.N464, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by ICA Video
Wole Soyinka by Wole Soyinka( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 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 contemporary African cultural self-awareness and the birth of a new literary fraternity
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya Angelou recites poetry and reads from her work "Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas."
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 116 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
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 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
Toni Morrison a writer's work by Toni Morrison( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison has a discussion with A.S. Byatt on defining oneself as a writer, the visual as starting point of the novel, Black American literature, comparing spoken with written language, the terraine of Black women novelists, the political in writing, and characterisation and style
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 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
Harold Pinter with Benedict Nightingale by Harold Pinter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 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
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Writing for children( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 65 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
Chinua Achebe by ICA Video( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 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
Maurice Sendak with Paul Vaughan by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice Sendak discusses his work and the sources of inspiration of some of his characters
Angela Carter by Angela Carter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation with Angela Carter, one of our most imaginative and provocative writers. Her stories and novels mingle history, fiction, invention and comedy. Her dream worlds of baroque grandeur and gothic, fairy-tale horror, her visions of the alienated wreckage of a future world have influenced a whole generation of fellow writers
Tom Wolfe by ICA Video( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 51 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
Marge Piercy by Marge Piercy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 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
John Updike in his own words by John Updike( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Updike discusses his life and work with writer Claire Tomalin
Writers talk : Dannie Abse with Elaine Feinstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics discussed in the interview: --Influence of Dylan Thomas. --Fifties' English poetry. --Sixties' American poetry. --Development of metaphor. --Political responsibility. --Welsh and Jewish heritage
Ben Okri by Ben Okri( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion which covers socialist realism in the African novel; use of ghosts as representations of nightmares; second generation of African writers and their relationship with the first; using style as distancing factor from experience; differences in language between the novel and the short story; and using literature to face wounds
Ellen Kuzwayo with Hilda Bernstein by Ellen Kuzwayo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Kuzwayo uses her autobiography "Call me woman" as a starting point in this video to talk about her life in South Africa today
 
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Alternative Names
ICA Video

Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, England) Video

Institute of Contemporary Arts Video

Languages
English (152)