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MacAdams, Lewis 1944-

Overview
Works: 170 works in 396 publications in 2 languages and 8,856 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Filmed interviews  Filmed literary readings  Internet videos  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Director, Interviewer, Producer, Editor, Recipient, Performer, Correspondent
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
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Birth of the cool : beat, bebop, and the American avant-garde by Lewis MacAdams( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 725 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 )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 438 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
Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member 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
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 349 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 by Octavio Paz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 335 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"--VHS container
Gary Snyder by Gary Snyder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Snyder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Carlos Fuentes by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 300 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
Sharon Olds( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 292 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
Galway Kinnell by Galway Kinnell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member 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
Amiri Baraka by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work.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

9 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 285 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
Ishmael Reed by Ishmael Reed( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 283 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
Robert Creeley by Robert Creeley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 278 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 16, 1990
Richard Wilbur by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
W.S. Merwin by W. S Merwin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 269 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
Ernesto Cardenal by Ernesto Cardenal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 263 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
Philip Levine by Philip Levine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 263 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
Victor Hernandez Cruz by Victor Hernández Cruz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 261 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
Yehuda Amichai by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 252 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
 
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Birth of the cool : beat, bebop, and the American avant-garde
Alternative Names
Lewis MacAdams American writer

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Languages
English (168)

Spanish (1)

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