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Lannan Foundation

Overview
Works: 77 works in 306 publications in 2 languages and 20,287 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Lannan Foundation
Publications by Lannan Foundation
Most widely held works by Lannan Foundation
Joy Harjo by Joy Harjo( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Presents Joy Harjo as she discusses her work and reads from her poetry, including "The woman who fell from the sky", "Secrets from the center of the world", "In mad love and war", and "She had some horses."
Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
"Allen Ginsberg, one of the major poetic voices of the twentieth century, reads poems and sings songs accompanied by Donald Was ... at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California; and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Adrienne Rich ( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
"During her 40-year career, Adrienne Rich has been a poet of great moral presence and enduring creative power, a poet whose aesthetic is linked with her political sensibilities. Ms. Rich reads from An Atlas of the Difficult World, Diving into the Wreck and The Fact of a Doorframe and talks with Michael Silverblatt. The reading and conversation took place on May 14, 1992, in Los Angeles"--Container
Octavio Paz by Octavio Paz( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 403 libraries worldwide
"Octavio Paz, the foremost poet of Latin America, reads at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"-- VHS container
Seamus Heaney by Seamus Heaney( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 393 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. The reading and conversation took place on Oct. 15, 1991, in Los Angeles"--Container
Gary Snyder ( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Gary Snyder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Czeslaw Milosz ( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
"Czesław Miłosz, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980, reads from his Collected poems at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--VHS container
W.S. Merwin by W. S Merwin( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
"W.S. Merwin, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Sharon Olds ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Sharon Olds, award-winning poet and teacher, reads from The Dead and the Living, The Gold Cell, and unpublished work at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. She is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Galway Kinnell by Galway Kinnell( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
"Galway Kinnell, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--VHS container
Denise Levertov ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
"Denise Levertov, born in England in 1923, has long been an important American poet, essayist, editor, and teacher. Her poetry is musical, meditative, and transcendent, addressing the nature of faith, the imperiled beauty of the natural world, love, and politics. Ms. Levertov, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, read from Evening train and unpublished work on December 7, 1993, in Los Angeles"--Container. Followed by an interview
Richard Wilbur ( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Amiri Baraka by Amiri Baraka( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Robert Creeley by Robert Creeley( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Robert Creeley reads his poems and talks with students at the Harvard School. Includes an interview with him conducted by Lewis MacAdams at the Gallery of the Lannan Foundation in Los Angeles on April 16, 1990
Ishmael Reed by Ishmael Reed( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
On May 26, 1989, in Venice, Calif., Reed read from his New and selected poems and his novel The terrible threes. Includes portions of an interview with poet Lewis MacAdams
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
"Louise Glück, winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"-- VHS container
Philip Levine by Philip Levine( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
"Philip Levine, winner of the National Book Critic's Circle Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Sonia Sanchez ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
"Sonia Sanchez ... a dynamic poet, playwright, activist and teacher ... read from Homegirls & Handgrenades and Under a Soprano Sky ... Ms. Sanchez was interviewed by poet Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Luis J. Rodriguez ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 329 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
Barry Lopez ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 329 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
 
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Spanish (1)
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