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Trilion

Overview
Works: 51 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 87 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Documentary films 
Classifications: PR9387.9.A3, 896.092
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Most widely held works by Trilion
Angela Carter with Lisa Appignanesi by Angela Carter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carter discusses her life and her works with Lisa Appignanesi
André Brink in conversation 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
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 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
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 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
Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 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 conversation 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
Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 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
Mongane Serote with Edward Blishen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 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
Stephen Spender by Stephen Spender ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poet Sir Stephen Spender discusses his work and his life and reads his poem entitled "One more new botched beginning."
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
Janice Shinebourne and Beryl Gilroy with Susheila Nasta by Janice Shinebourne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 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
P.D. James by P. D James ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author Phyllis Dorothy James discusses the techniques of writing a classical detective story
Robertson Davies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Wolfe by Tom Wolfe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Tom Wolfe talks with Peter York about the birth of "new jounralism"; 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
Edward Said by ICA Video ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience. Topics include: displacement, landlessness and exile, Palestinian women, Zionism and Palestine, and Western attitudes
Salman Rushdie with W.L. Webb ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A discussion which covers backgrounds 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; and Black voices "describing back" in their literature
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Melvyn Bragg by ICA Video ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Melvyn Bragg discusses comparing the visual media with the written word, combining a career in the arts with writing, the role of the arts in society, political views informing the novel, style and structure, setting and characterization and writing an historical novel
Mongane Serote by ICA Video ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Serote talks about his life and works and about the status of the artist in the restricted society of South Africa under apartheid
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
 
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