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Trilion

Overview
Works: 44 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 78 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Biography  Television interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films 
Classifications: PS3563.O8749, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Trilion
Angela Carter by Angela Carter( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carter discusses her life and her works with Lisa Appignanesi
Andre Brink in conversation with Christopher Hope by André P Brink( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Afrikaans language and its place in a future, independent South Africa. Brink also reviews the cultural and political movements of today's South Africa
Writers talk : Robertson Davies with Edward Blishen by Robertson Davies( Visual )

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

Topics discussed in the interview: --Theatrical qualities of books. --Immigrants' impact of culture. --Illusion and deception in art. --Being Canadian. --The nature of compassion
Salman Rushdie by Elisa Mantin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 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
Janice Shinebourne and Beryl Gilroy with Susheila Nasta by Janice Shinebourne( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shinebourne discusses her novel "Timepiece", and in part two, Gilroy talks about her novel "Frangipani House." Both writers discuss the development of Caribbean literature and reveal the experiences and memories which inform their own writing
Writers talk : Chinua Achebe with Nuruddin Farah by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Achebe talks about his work and discusses several questions facing African writers, including the choice of language and the importance and use of the oral tradition
John Updike in his own words by John Updike( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updike discusses his life and works
Writers talk : Mongane Serote with Edward Blishen by Mongane Wally Serote( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serote talks about his life and works and about the status of the artist in the restricted society of South Africa under apartheid
Toni Morrison by Mötley Crüe (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved
Ian McEwan by ICA Video( Visual )

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

Ian McEwan discusses the short story, childcare manuals as the key to a society's aspirations, novels which experiment with time, the fractured world of quantum mechanics, the cosmic and time novels set in the future of uncertainty, challenges of writing about joy, and the contraction of time through increased technology
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 2 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
Nina Bawden by Nina Bawden( Visual )

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

Nina Bawden discusses finding subject matter in domestic settings, developing characters, writing about hypocrisy and dishonesty, the role of setting characterisation and plot, comparisons between painting and writing, first impulses to write, differences between writing for adults and children
Ben Orki by ICA Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Tom Wolfe by ICA Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a conversation with Bill Moyers, Tom Wolfe discusses moral, intellectual, and political dimensions of life in the United States today
John Updike In His Own Words by John Updike( Visual )

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

John Updike discusses his life and work with writer Claire Tomalin
Stephen Spender by Stephen Spender( Visual )

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

Poet Sir Stephen Spender discusses his work and his life and reads his poem entitled "One more new botched beginning."
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

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

Thirty years after she left it, Maya Angelou, poet, musician, and actress, returns to Stamps, Ark., the rural southern town where she grew up. She confronts the scenes of her past, turning over the leaves of memory to recount the inspirations and agonies of her youth in a segregated community. Hosted by Bill Moyers. Moyers accompanies the Black poet back to her small Arkansas hometown to discover how her passion for expression and achievement was shaped
Chinua Achebe African Literature as Celebration by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

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

Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Raymond Willians by ICA Video( Visual )

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

Raymond Williams possessed the rare ability to move between theoretical work and imaginative writing. His penetrating analyses of literature and its relationship with the media, politics and society are crystallised in key texts
 
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