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Trilion (Firm)

Overview
Works: 143 works in 235 publications in 1 language and 1,334 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Television interviews  Educational films  Internet videos  Filmed interviews  Nonfiction films  Short films  History 
Classifications: PS3563.O8749, 813.54
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Publications about Trilion (Firm)
Publications by Trilion (Firm)
Most widely held works by Trilion (Firm)
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Margaret Atwood, in conversation with Hermoine Lee, gives a glimpse into some of her work, and shares her attitudes and views about writing and literature. Topics include: themes of women "breaking out", visual imagery as inspiration, literature informed by fairy tales, writing as a woman from the male point of view, mythology in contemporary literature, and using humor
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Toni Morrison has a discussion 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, the terraine of Black women novelists, the political in writing, and characterisation and style
Nadine Gordimer by Margaret Walters( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Discusses finding a language to describe Africa's landscapes, how to end a book, comparing the novel with the short story, writing at home versus writing in exile, motives for writing a political novel, and South African black consciousness movement
Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Rushdie discusses the background of his Satanic verses, themes of divided selves, the nature of the city as metaphor, writing dialogue, and writing from the experience of duality and uprootedness
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Isabel Allende, with Marina Warner ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Isabel Allende, niece of the late President Salvador Allende of Chile, talks about her life and work as a writer
Ben Okri ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 33 libraries 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
Anthony Burgess by Anthony Burgess( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Author Anthony Burgess discusses his life and work with A. S. Byatt. Topics include: quarreling with the Catholic God, influence of music on structure, role fo language in "A clockwork orange", "evil" as a theological reality, choosing a title, and a background to "Earthly powers"
Edward Said by ICA Video( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Joyce Carol Oates, with Hermione Lee by Joyce Carol Oates( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Oates discusses her work along with her novel, American appetites, with writer and critic Hermione Lee
Marina Warner by Marina Warner( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Marina Warner speaks with Lisa Appignanesi about her life as a writer, historian and critic. Some of the topics they discuss are women and virginity, influences of Catholicism, gender and separation, women's history within fairy tales and a comparison of history and fiction
Mongane Serote with Edward Blishen by Mongane Wally Serote( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 26 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
Janice Shinebourne with Susheila Nasta ; Pt. II, Beryl Gilroy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Two Caribbean women authors talk about their lives and their work
Marilyn French by Marilyn French( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Interview with feminist novelist
Fay Weldon, with Valerie Grove by Fay Weldon( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Weldon's literary history is discussed
Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation by Kazuo Ishiguro( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Ishiguro, born in Japan and now living in England, discusses his work and the moral crisis of post-war Japan
William Gaddis in conversation by William Gaddis( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
American author William Gaddis discusses his novels, his life, and his views on the condition of contemporary America in an interview with Malcolm Bradbury
Marge Piercy by ICA Video( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Interview with Feminist poet-novelist
Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 19 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
 
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