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Silverblatt, Michael

Overview
Works: 80 works in 119 publications in 1 language and 3,948 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Filmed literary readings  Educational films  Filmed interviews  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Biographical films  Documentary films 
Roles: Interviewer, Director
Classifications: PN6101, 809
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Michael Silverblatt
Publications by Michael Silverblatt
Most widely held works about Michael Silverblatt
 
Most widely held works by Michael Silverblatt
Seamus Heaney by Seamus Heaney( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
"Seamus Heaney from County Derry, bears witness to Ireland's complex, violent past and present. One of the finest living poets, he reads from Selected Poems 1966-1987 and talks with Michael Silverblatt."--Container
Barry Lopez ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
"In his books Arctic Dreams, Of Wolves and Men and Crossing Open Ground, Barry Lopez eloquently explores man's sense of his place in the natural world, the intrinsic power of the landscape and human involvement with wild animals. In a reading that took place on Oct. 5, 1992, in Los Angeles, Barry Lopez reads his essay Rediscovery of North America and talks with Michael Silverblatt"--Container
Luis J. Rodriguez ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Luis J. Rodriguez is a poet, journalist and publisher who grew up in Watts and East Los Angeles. His writings give voice and dignity to those whose lives are scarred by violence, racism and poverty. He reads from his books of poetry, The Concrete River and Poems Across the Pavement, and from his memoirs, Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. He read on Dec. 8, 1992, in Los Angeles and talked with Michael Silverblatt
Paule Marshall by Paule Marshall( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
"Paule Marshall, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, has said that the source of her art is the expressive talk she heard as a girl among the West Indian women in her mother's kitchen. Ms. Marshall, who has received a MacArthur Fellowship, has written four novels and two collections of stories. On April 12, 1994, she read from Daughters and talked with Michael Silverblatt in Los Angeles"--Container
John Edgar Wideman ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
"John Edgar Wideman is one of America's premier fiction writers. With language full of sinew and music, he writes about the evolving role of the black man in today's society, chronicling the often brutal and enraging experiences of African Americans who are struggling to survive. He read from The Stories of John Edgar Wideman and work in progress in Los Angeles on April 6, 1993, and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container
Carolyn Forché ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
"Carolyn Forché, in her lyrical and deeply resonant poetry, meditates on the brutalities and injustices of the 20th century. Ms. Forché, who receied a Lannan Poetry Fellowship, read the entire text of The angel of history and talked with Michael Silverblatt on May 24, 1994, in Los Angeles"--Container
Hayden Carruth by Hayden Carruth( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Hayden Carruth is a distinguished poet, essayist, and editor. He is 'a people's poet, readily understood, a tribune of our common humanity, welfare and plight. Carruth is also a poet's poet, a virtuoso of form from the sonnet to free verse, from medieval metrics to jazz ones'--The Nation. Mr Carruth read from his Collected shorter poems, 1946-1991, which received a National Book Critics Circle Award, on November 9, 1993, in Los Angeles. He talked about his poetry with Michael Silverblatt
Derek Mahon ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
"Derek Mahon, born in Belfast, is one of the most important Irish poets writing today. Mr. Mahon's rich, elegant, and elegiac poetry exemplifies the creative vitality of contemporary Irish verse. He has published more than 12 books of poetry, as well as several verse translations. Derek Mahon, who received a Lannan Poetry Fellowship, read from his Selected poems on March 8, 1994, and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--VHS container
Pattiann Rogers by Pattiann Rogers( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
"Pattiann Rogers' poetry is widely noted for its astonishing, sensual, and accurate detailing of the biological, botanical, and zoological worlds. [She] ... read from Geocentric, The tattooed lady in the garden, Splitting and binding, and unpublished work ... on May 4, 1993, in Los Angeles and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container
Gilbert Sorrentino ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
"Gilbert Sorrentino is an innovative and darkly humorous stylistic virtuoso who has written more than 20 books of fiction, poetry and criticism. He reads from Under the Shadow, a work composed of 59 independent, surreal tales which display his imaginative brilliance and satiric power. The reading took place on March 2, 1993, in Los Angeles, and Gibert Sorrentino talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container
Peter Reading by Meg Brazil( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Peter Reading is one of the most inventive and challenging poets in England. This program documents his first reading in the United States. He reads from Evagatory and Diplopic and talks with Christopher Hitchens and Michael Silverblatt. The reading and conversation took place in Los Angeles on April 21, 1992
Paul West by Paul West( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
"Paul West's fertile imagination demonstrates the limitless possibilities of language and fiction in his 15 novels. Mr. West, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, reads from his books Tenement of clay, Out of my depths, Rat man of Paris, The women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper, and Love's mansion. Mr. West's reading and talk with Michael Silverblatt took place on September 21, 1993, in Los Angeles"--Container
Adrienne Rich by Adrienne Rich( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The reading and conversation took place on May 14, 1992, in Los Angeles and on February 3, 1988
Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
A novelization of Marilyn Monroe's life, imagining her inner, poetic and spiritual self
Li-Young Lee ( visu )
in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Li-Young Lee reads several of his poems and from his memoir The winged seed, and discusses his works and poetry in general
Eduardo Galeano ( visu )
in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
A reading by the Uraguain journalist, historian, caricaturist, and political activist
Adrienne Rich ( visu )
in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The readings and conversations took place: May 14, 1992, Feb. 3, 1998 and Sept. 29, 1999
Adrienne Rich volume II ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
"Adrienne Rich has said the trajectory of her work has been to find the 'voice of the individual speaking not just ot herself, or to his beloved friend, but to and from a collective, social realm.'"--Container
Jorie Graham by Jorie Graham( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A reading of the author's work and an interview
Reza Abdoh interviews ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
 
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