WorldCat Identities

MacAdams, Lewis 1944-

Overview
Works: 204 works in 441 publications in 2 languages and 7,801 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Literary readings  Filmed performances  Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  History  Filmed literary readings  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Director, Interviewer, Producer, Editor, Correspondent, Recipient, Performer
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
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Birth of the cool : beat, bebop, and the American avant-garde by Lewis MacAdams( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on New York from 1948 to 1965, this cultural history journeys from Minton's club in Harlem, the birthplace of bebop, to Max's Kansas City and the Newport Folk Festival, where Bob Dylan went electric
What happened to Kerouac?( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac, father of the Beat Generation, author of "On the road", and a pivotal figure of the fifties countercultural revolution. Shows what happened when fame and notoriety were thrust upon an essentially reticent man
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award winning writer, reads poems and excerpts from her novels at the Los Angeles Theatre Center on Jan. 9, 1989. Journalist Evelyn White interviews Walker at her home in Mendocino County, Calif. on June 22, 1989
Octavio Paz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Octavio Paz, the foremost poet of Latin America, reads at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
W.S. Merwin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member 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
Amiri Baraka by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Robert Creeley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member 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 13, 1990
Richard Wilbur by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Gary Snyder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Snyder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams, and speaks with high school students at Harvard School
Sonia Sanchez( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member 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
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member 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
Yehuda Amichai by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai reads from his poems and is interviewed by Esther Robbins
Ernesto Cardenal by Ernesto Cardenal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernesto Cardenal, an ordained Catholic priest, a revolutionary and an acclaimed poet reads in Spanish from Cántico Cósmico. The English translations are read by actor Edward Asner and poet Rubén Martínez who also interviews Ernesto Cardenal--Container
Victor Hernandez Cruz by Victor Hernández Cruz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victor Hernandez Cruz, twice the World Heavyweight Poetry Champion, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center from Rhythm, content and flavor and Red beans. He talks to students at Harvard School and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's leading novelist and critic, reads from his novels The death of Artemio Cruz and Christopher unborn, as well as unpublished works in English and Spanish. He is interviewed in Los Angeles by Lewis MacAdams
Kay Boyle by Kay Boyle( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kay Boyle, who has published more than 30 books in a rich career that stretches back to Paris in the 20's, gives her final performance at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Sean Wong"--Container
Ishmael Reed by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member 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
The poetry room by Lewis MacAdams( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Birth of the cool : beat, bebop, and the American avant-garde
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Languages
English (177)

Spanish (1)