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Great themes in literature

Author: Sylvéne Gilchrist; Jim Hanley; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some noted 20th-century writers discuss core literary themes and describe what it is like to write about them.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Joyce Carol Oates; André P Brink; Maeve Binchy; Erica Jong; Paul Quarrington; David Sedaris; Art Buchwald; Ruth Rendell; Fran Lebowitz; Tobias Wolff; William H Gass; Eric P McCormack; Bruce Jay Friedman; Peter Carey; Gordon Lish; Amitav Ghosh; William A Gibson; Janette Turner Hospital; Matt Cohen; Maeve Binchy; André P Brink; Art Buchwald; Peter Carey; Matt Cohen; Bruce Jay Friedman; William H Gass; Amitav Ghosh; William A Gibson; Janette Turner Hospital; Erica Jong; Fran Lebowitz; Gordon Lish; Eric P McCormack; Joyce Carol Oates; Paul Quarrington; Ruth Rendell; David Sedaris; Tobias Wolff
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvéne Gilchrist; Jim Hanley; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 57668660
Notes: "Off the page."
Credits: Photography, Mark Mackay director ... [et al.]; editor, Ken Yan; interviewers, Vickie Fagan, Sylvène Gilchrist, Marc Glassman; music, David Murphy; interviewers, Vickie Fagan, Sylvène Gilchrist, Marc Glassman.
Performer(s): Interviewees: Joyce Carol Oates, André Brink, Maeve Binchy, Erica Jong, Paul Quarrington, David Sedaris, Art Buchwald, Ruth Rendell, Fran Lebowitz, Tobias Wolff, William Gass, Eric McCormack, Bruce Jay Friedman, Peter Carey, Gordon Lish, Amitav Ghosh, William Gibson, Janette Turner Hospital, Matt Cohen.
Description: 5 videodiscs (25 min. each) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: [1] On writing --
[2] Writing about family --
[3] Writing about coming of age --
[4] Writing about deception --
[5] Writing about death and redemption.
Responsibility: producer/director, Sylvène Gilchrist ; executive producer, Jim Hanley ; writer, Sylvène Gilchrist ; Sleeping Giant Productions.

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Some noted 20th-century writers discuss core literary themes and describe what it is like to write about them.

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