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ICA Video

Overview
Works: 314 works in 751 publications in 1 language and 2,907 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Internet videos  Educational films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 818
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Most widely held works by ICA Video
Wole Soyinka by Wole Soyinka( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1986 Nobel Prize winner for literature, Nigerian author and political activist Wole Soyinka lectures on creative traditions and the "climates of terror" in which they are born. He talks about the growth of a contemporary African culture and the pains and struggles which accompany it
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya Angelou recites poetry and reads from her work "Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas."
Harold Pinter by Harold Pinter( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Pinter discusses his work in the theatre with particular reference to his violent and disturbing play "One for the road" which investigates torture in totalitarian regimes
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Atwood talks with Hermione Lee about themes of women "breaking out," literature informed by fairy tales, visual imagery as inspiration, mythology in contemporary literature, comparing the short story with the novel, autobiography as source material, writing as a woman from the male point of view, and using humor
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member 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
Toni Morrison with A.S. Byatt by Toni Morrison( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison has a discussiion 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, terraine of black women novelists, the political in writing, and characterisation and style
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion which covers background to The Satanic verses; themes of divided selves; the irony of an Indian being viewed as representative of English culture; the nature of the city as metaphor; writing dialogue; writing from the experience of duality of uprootedness; and Black voices "describing back" in their literature
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Allen Ginsberg with R.D. Laing by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.D. Laing and the poet Allen Ginsberg discuss Ginsberg's life and work. Ginsberg reads and sings a selection of his poems
Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Writing for children by Robert Leeson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five writers, Robert Leeson, Maurice Sendak, Gillian Avery, Penelope Farmer, and Jill Paton Walsh, talk about their work and a group of seven year-olds talk about how they choose what to read
Chinua Achebe : Africa's voice by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Angela Carter by Angela Carter( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation with Angela Carter, one of our most imaginative and provocative writers. Her stories and novels mingle history, fiction, invention and comedy. Her dream worlds of baroque grandeur and gothic, fairy-tale horror, her visions of the alienated wreckage of a future world have influenced a whole generation of fellow writers
Maurice Sendak with Paul Vaughan by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice Sendak discusses his work and the sources of inspiration of some of his characters
Tom Wolfe by Tom Wolfe( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Wolfe talks with Peter York about the birth of "new jounralism"; experimental literature in the United States; art, architecture and the critic; comparing the novel with journalism; using journalistic techniques in the novel; post-modernism in American literature; the effect of the metropolis on contemporary culture; and the neo-conservative movement
A.S. Byatt by A. S Byatt( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses 19th century novel's influence on 20th century literature, realism versus the novel of ideas, writing effectively about accidents, finding a metaphor to centre the novel, untrustworthiness of language, power and accuracy of language, writing about sex, and belief, religion and ritual
Marge Piercy by Marge Piercy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses writing about history, selecting a period about which to write, research, coping with writer's block, documenting women's history, motives for telling stories, sexism in language, and writing as consciuosness raising
John Updike : in his own words by John Updike( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Updike discusses his life and work with writer Claire Tomalin
Mary Gordon and Margaret Drabble by Margaret Drabble( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduced by Clare Boylan, Mary Gordon and Margaret Drabble talk about the challenge of writing about mothers and children, the portrayal of mothers and children from the early 19th century novel to the present day, first descriptions of breastfeeding in English literature, books as child substitutes and how to write successfully from a child's point of view
Ben Okri by Ben Okri( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member 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
 
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ICA Video

Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, England) Video

Institute of Contemporary Arts Video

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English (143)