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Soler Serrano, Joaquín

Overview
Works: 359 works in 921 publications in 2 languages and 2,618 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Filmed interviews  Filmed literary readings  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Director, Editor, Host
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works by Joaquín Soler Serrano
Escritores a fondo by Joaquín Soler Serrano( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joaquín Rodrigo. Narciso Yepes. Andrés Segovia by Joaquín Rodrigo( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with three outstanding Spanish musicians of the 20th century: Joaquín Rodrigo (Feb. 6, 1976), Narciso Yepes (March 12, 1976) and Andrés Segovia (May 9, 1976) on the Spanish television program A fondo
Juan Rulfo by Juan Rulfo( Visual )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joaquín Soler Serrano interviews Mexican author Juan Rulfo. Rulfo analyzes his two main works and describes his tragic childhood
Alejo Carpentier by Joaquín Soler Serrano( Visual )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The late author/musicologist elaborates on his Los pasos perdidos, El siglo de las luces, and Concerto barroco, while providing an understanding of the impact of surrealism and the influence of the Generation of '98 on his writing, the political atmosphere of Cuba, and his childhood in France
Severo Sarduy by Severo Sarduy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cuban poet, novelist, radio playwright and essayist, Severo Sarduy, talks with Joaquin Soler Serrano in this 1978 interview for Spanish television about his childhood in the Spanish Baroque town of Camagüey, his medical studies in Havana and art studies in Paris. Sarduy and the host explore themes in his novels, like his experimental novel "From Cuba with a Song," and discuss metamorphosis in his novel "Cobra." Sarduy expresses his interest in cosmology in his poems in"Big Bang, and his essays in "Barroco." He claims he is of a later generation of Latin American writers, more experimental and marginalized than the revered sacred cows of the Boom. The writer discusses his idea of the Baroque, eroticism, semiotics of language, and his admiration for José Lezama Lima and Luis Góngora. Severo Sarduy is one of the famous Cuban writers of the twentieth century, along with Alejo Carpentier, José Lezama Lima, Virgilio Piñera and Reinaldo Arenas
Octavio Paz by Octavio Paz( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The late Nobel Laureate addresses a variety of subjects, including his ongoing interest in politics, his views on relations between Mexico and Spain, the aesthetics of surrealism, and the characteristics of great writers
Julio Cortázar by Julio Cortázar( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Influenced by Jean Cocteau, Jules Verne, Alfred Jarry, and Jorge Luis Borges ... Julio Cortázar created a body of surrealist literature that depicts the world as a phantasmagoric maze. In this program, the late author reflects on his view of reality, the creative process, his sentimental nature, and other topics. In addition, he talks about several of his books, including Rayuela, a significant contribution to the novel and paradigmatic of the Boom; the politically charged El libro de Manuel; Octaedro; Las armas secretas; Historias de cronopios y famas; and Los premios"--Container excerpt
Five Latin American authors speak( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The late author/musicologist elaborates on his Los pasos perdidos, El siglo de las luces, and Concerto barroco, while providing an understanding of the impact of surrealism and the influence of the Generation of '98 on his writing, the political atmosphere of Cuba, and his childhood in France
Augusto Roa Bastos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1976 interview for Spanish television, Paraguayan author Augusto Roa Bastos, poet and novelist, talks with host Joaquin Soler Serrano about the turbulent colonial history that formed a nation relatively unknown by the world today. In his novels "Son of Man" and "I, the Supreme," Augusto Roa fictionalized the political struggles of his native Paraguay as he explored the consequences of absolute power and dictatorships. His poetry and short stories reflect the connection to nature and myth of the Guarani people and language that gives a dual identity to this bilingual nation. While in exile, Roa wrote short stories and screenplays, some of which became movies. In the interview he recalls the Chaco War with Bolivia that decimated the indigenous population, and the Paraguayan Civil War that crippled the nation. He became a war correspondent during WWII and subsequently a journalist as he traveled around Europe. He claims, rather than magic realism, he writes about marvelous reality
Juan Carlos Onetti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uruguayan author Juan Carlos Onetti talks with Joaquin Soler Serrano in a 1976 interview for Spanish television about his novels and short stories, and his days as journalist in Montevideo and Buenos Aires. He praises the writers of the Latin American Boom and explains his affinity for setting his novels in an imaginary city, Santa Maria, like Marquez and Llosa. Onetti discusses his writing process some of his works like "The Pit," "A Brief Life," "The Shipyard" and "The Body Snatcher," while avoiding reference to the reasons for his self-exile to Madrid
Jorge Amado( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Joaquin Soler Serrano interviews Brazilian writer, Jorge Amado, in 1980 for Spanish television about his early life on a cacao plantation in Bahia, and his popular novels that deal with the exploitation of poor workers who find joy in carnivals, music and sports. He was imprisoned and exiled for his leftist activities by the military dictatorship, but after winning international awards, he was invited to join the Brazilian Academy of Letters. Amado discusses his novels, including the best known "The Violent Land," "Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon," and "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands'
Carlos Fuentes man of two worlds by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1977 interview for Spanish television, host Joaquin Soler Serrano talks with Mexican writer, Carlos Fuentes, who shares his thoughtful ideas about the impact of the Spanish Conquest on the history of Latin America, missed opportunities for democracy, the cultural gift of Spanish emigrants after the Civil War, and the fate of socialism under the Soviet Union. Fuentes discourses on language, English literature and Latin American writers, and discusses his literary productions to date, including "The Death of Artemio Cruz," "Aura" and his latest novel, "Terra Nostra."
Jorge Luis Borges a fondo by Joaquín Soler Serrano( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joaquín Soler Serrano interviews author Jorge Luis Borges on two occasions: Sept. 8, 1976 and April 23, 1980
Salvador Dalí( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1977 interview for Spanish television, host Joaquin Soler Serrano talks with Spanish surealist artist, Salavador Dali, who is known for his eccentric behavior as well as his striking and bizarre images. With anecdotes and humorous stories, Dali discusses conflicts with his father, his devotion to his wife Gala, his apolitical and spiritual beliefs, his inter-uterine memories, opinions of fellow artists, and construction of the Dali Museum in Figueres, Spain
José Donoso( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chilean writer José Donoso talks with host Joaquin Soler Serrano in a1976 interview for Spanish television about the influence of his family and the Chilean middle class in his novels and short stories. He left Chile for self-imposed exile in the sixties and at this time resides in Spain where he holds writing workshops patterned on those he experienced at Princeton University. In this interview characterized by his openess, Donoso discusses his writing process, his stomach surgery and mental breakdown that facilitated the completion of his best known novel, "The Obscene Bird of Night." He recalls personal memories and classifies Latin American writers in his "Personal History of the Boom."
Camilo Jose Cela( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a 1976 television interview, Spanish writer and 1989 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, Camilo José Cela, talks about his rebellious youth and his delight in scandalizing Spanish society in his novels, short stories and essays. His experiences as a bull fighter and actor, as well as his keen observations of the Spanish landscape in his travel books, informed the realism and complicated characters of his novels, associated with the Generation of '36 movement. In this interview with his friend Joaquin Soler Serrano, Celas' wit and multifaceted personality shine in his humorous anecdotes and observations
Rafael Alberti a fondo by Rafael Alberti( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joaquín Soler Serrano entrevista al poeta Rafael Alberti
Salvador Dali by Salvador Dalí( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The point of departure for this program is the edition of his book, Carta abierta a Salvador Dalí (1977). Joaquín Soler Serrano, director and presenter for A fondo, interviews Dalí
Personajes a fondo by Joaquín Soler Serrano( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa Chacel by Joaquín Soler Serrano( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa Chacel discusses her memories of Valladolid and her childhood isolation; her productive exiles in Rome, Brazil, and Argentina; her persistent anger toward the Spanish people; plus three of her books: Estación, ida y vuelta; Teresa; and Desde el amanecer
 
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Alternative Names
Joaquín Soler Serrano Spaans journalist (1919-2010)

Joaquín Soler Serrano Spanish journalist

Serrano, Joaquín Soler.

Serrano Joaquin Soler 1919-2010

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