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Trilion (Firm)

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Works: 146 works in 232 publications in 1 language and 1,090 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Short films  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Television interviews 
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 )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Ms. Atwood discusses her novels, touching on mythology, fairy tales, dystopias in literature, autobiography as source material, and other topics of current chic
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Margaret Walters interviews Nadine Gordimer about her writings, inspirations and her political views as a white South African living under apartheid
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Morrison discusses how to define oneself as a writer, how Black American literature has developed, politics in writing, and her characterisation and style
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Ben Okri by Ben Okri( visu )
4 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
Isabel Allende, with Marina Warner by Isabel Allende( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Isabel Allende, niece of the late President Salvador Allende of Chile, talks about her life and work as a writer
Anthony Burgess by Elisa Mantin( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 25 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"
Joyce Carol Oates, with Hermione Lee by Joyce Carol Oates( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Oates discusses her work along with her novel, American appetites, with writer and critic Hermione Lee
Writers talk : Mongane Serote with Edward Blishen by Mongane Wally Serote( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 22 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
Marina Warner by Marina Warner( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 21 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
Marilyn French by Marilyn French( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Author Marilyn French discusses her life and work with Sarah Dunant. Topics include: power structures and patriarchy, male/female relationships, mother/daughter relationships, childraising, and sexuality and pregnancy
William Gaddis in conversation by William Gaddis( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 20 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
Fay Weldon, with Valerie Grove by Fay Weldon( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Weldon's literary history is discussed
Janice Shinebourne with Susheila Nasta ; Pt. II, Beryl Gilroy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Two Caribbean women authors talk about their lives and their work
John Updike : in his own words by John Updike( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
John Updike discusses his life and work with writer Claire Tomalin. Topics include: writing about sex, Updike as chronicler of the New World, personal and domestic themes, small town life as the site of drama, and God
Aharon Appelfeld : with Clive Sinclair by Aharon Apelfeld( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
In this interview, Aharon Appelfeld discusses his memories of being separated from his parents by the Nazis and the difficult war years following his escape from a concentration camp. He talks about searching for a language to express tragedy and becoming a writer to expunge memory
Dannie Abse with Elaine Feinstein by ICA Video( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Dannie Abse discusses the poet's subject, the influence of Dylan Thomas, English poetry of the 1950's, American poetry of the 1960's, the development of metaphor, political responsibility, and his Welsh and Jewish heritage
 
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