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Trilion (Firm)

Overview
Works: 106 works in 133 publications in 1 language and 1,367 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Classifications: PR9184.6.A89, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Trilion (Firm)
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 123 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
Toni Morrison with A.S. Byatt by Toni Morrison ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toni Morrison has a discussiion 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, terraine of Black women novelists, the political in writing, and characterisation and style
Gloria Naylor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Nadine Gordimer by ICA Video ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 76 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
Salman Rushdie by ICA Video ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 55 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
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Isabel Allende, with Marina Warner by Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabel Allende, niece of the late President Salvador Allende of Chile, talks about her life and work as a writer
Ben Okri ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 37 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
Anthony Burgess by Anthony Burgess ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthony Burgess talks with A.S. Byatt about quarrelling with the Catholic God, Catholicism as a culture, "evil" as a theological reality, role of language in A clockwork orange, the English novel and Catholicism, choosing a title, background to Earthly powers, the novel as text, and influence of music on structure
Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kazuo Ishiguro talks about growing up as a Japanese boy in an English culture and how he first decided to become a writer
Mongane Serote with Edward Blishen ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mongane Serote, the South African poet, talks to Edward Blishen about the role of the artist in the restricted society of black South Africa
Edward Said by Salman Rushdie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Joyce Carol Oates, with Hermione Lee by Joyce Carol Oates ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oates discusses her work along with her novel, American appetites, with writer and critic Hermione Lee
Marilyn French by Marilyn French ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with feminist novelist
Fay Weldon, with Valerie Grove by Fay Weldon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fay Weldon talks about her work with Valerie Grove, and in particular her novel Leader of the band
Janice Shinebourne with Susheila Nasta ; Pt. II, Beryl Gilroy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Caribbean women authors talk about their lives and their work
Marge Piercy by ICA Video ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with Feminist poet-novelist
Robertson Davies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Davies talks about being Canadian, the journalist's way of looking at life, theatrical qualities of books, the nature of compassion, immigrants' impact on culture, themes of fraud, forgery and imposture, and illustion and deception in art
William Gaddis in conversation by William Gaddis ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American author William Gaddis discusses hiv novels, his life, and his views on the condition of contemporary America in an interview with Malcolm Bradbury
Marina Warner by Marina Warner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 19 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
 
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English (32)