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Silverblatt, Michael

Overview
Works: 65 works in 86 publications in 1 language and 1,583 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Educational films  Filmed literary readings  Nonfiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Interviewer
Classifications: PN6101, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Silverblatt
 
Most widely held works by Michael Silverblatt
Barry Lopez( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his books Arctic Dreams, Of Wolves and Men and Crossing Open Ground, Barry Lopez eloquently explores man's sense of his place in the natural world, the intrinsic power of the landscape and human involvement with wild animals. In a reading that took place on Oct. 5, 1992, in Los Angeles, Barry Lopez reads his essay Rediscovery of North America and talks with Michael Silverblatt"--Container
John Edgar Wideman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Edgar Wideman is one of America's premier fiction writers. With language full of sinew and music, he writes about the evolving role of the black man in today's society, chronicling the often brutal and enraging experiences of African Americans who are struggling to survive. He read from The Stories of John Edgar Wideman and work in progress in Los Angeles on April 6, 1993, and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container
Carolyn Forché( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carolyn Forché, in her lyrical and deeply resonant poetry, meditates on the brutalities and injustices of the 20th century. Ms. Forché, who receied a Lannan Poetry Fellowship, read the entire text of The angel of history and talked with Michael Silverblatt on May 24, 1994, in Los Angeles"--Container
Gilbert Sorrentino( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gilbert Sorrentino is an innovative and darkly humorous stylistic virtuoso who has written more than 20 books of fiction, poetry and criticism. He reads from Under the Shadow, a work composed of 59 independent, surreal tales which display his imaginative brilliance and satiric power. The reading took place on March 2, 1993, in Los Angeles, and Gibert Sorrentino talked with Michael Silverblatt"-- VHS container
Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelization of Marilyn Monroe's life, imagining her inner, poetic and spiritual self
Readings & conversations reading by Li-Young Lee ; conversation with Michael Silverblatt( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, where his parents lived in exile from China. He and his family fled to the United States in 1964 from Indonesia where his father was a political prisoner. Mr. Lee, who received a Lannan Literary Award for poetry in 1995, read on March 29, 2000"--Container
Adrienne Rich volume II( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adrienne Rich has said the trajectory of her work has been to find the 'voice of the individual speaking not just ot herself, or to his beloved friend, but to and from a collective, social realm.'"--Container
Eduardo Galeano. with interview by Michael Silverblatt( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a public reading as well as an interview with Michael Silverblatt
Reza Abdoh interviews( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrienne Rich : Volume 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The readings and conversations took place: May 14, 1992
Luis J. Rodriguez with interview by Michael Silverblatt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis J. Rodriguez, poet, journalist, author and publisher, reads from The Concrete River, Poems Across the Pavement, and Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A
Readings & conversations : reading by William Gass ; conversation with Michael Silverblatt( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William H. Gass, born in Fargo, North Dakota, in 1924, is a novelist, essayist, short story writer, critic and philosopher. He reads from his works and talks about them with Michael Silverblatt
Barry Lopez (video) by Barry Holstun Lopez( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Lopez read from his essay "Rediscovery of North America" and talked with Michael Silverblatt on October 5, 1992, in Los Angeles
John Barth, Reading, 25 April 2001( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barth's novels include Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera; The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor; Tidewater Tales; Sabbatical: A Romance; Giles Goat-Boy or, The Revised New Syllabus; and The Sot-Weed Factor. His two short story collections are On with the Story and Lost in the Funhouse. Mr. Barth has written, "We tell stories and listen to them because we live stories and live in them. Narrative equals language equals life: To cease to narrate... to die. " Mr. Barth, who is professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University, received the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998
Hayden Carruth (video) by Hayden Carruth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hayden Carruth is a distinguised poet, essayist, and editor. He has been described as both a people's poet who writes about our commone welfare, and a poet's poet, " a virtuoso of form from the sonnet to free verse, from medieval metrics to jazz ones."--The Nation. Mr. Carruth read from his Collected Shorter Poems, 1946-1991, which received a National Book Critics Circle Award, and talked about his poetry with Michael Silverblatt, on November 9, 1993 in Los Angeles
John Barth with Michael Silverblatt, Conversation, 25 April 2001( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barth's novels include Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera; The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor; Tidewater Tales; Sabbatical: A Romance; Giles Goat-Boy or, The Revised New Syllabus; and The Sot-Weed Factor. His two short story collections are On with the Story and Lost in the Funhouse. Mr. Barth has written, "We tell stories and listen to them because we live stories and live in them. Narrative equals language equals life: To cease to narrate... to die. " Mr. Barth, who is professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University, received the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998
Paule Marshall (video) by Paule Marshall( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paule Marshall was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. On April 12, 1994, she read from Daughters and Talked about her work with Michael Silverblatt in Los Angeles
Denise Levertov( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Denise Levertov, born in England in 1923, has long been an important American poet, essayist, editor, and teacher. Her poetry is musical, meditative, and transcendent, addressing the nature of faith, the imperiled beauty of the natural world, love, and politics. Ms. Levertov, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, read from Evening train and unpublished work on December 7, 1993, in Los Angeles"-- VHS container. Followed by an interview
Everything and more a tribute to David Foster Wallace, 16 March, 2011( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) was one of the most acclaimed and influential American writers of his generation. A gifted novelist, essayist and humorist, he is best known for his 1996 opus, the novel Infinite Jest. His other books include his debut novel The Broom of the System (1987), followed by the short story collections Girl With Curious Hair (1989) and Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1999), the essay collections A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again (1997) and Consider the Lobster (2005), and the nonfiction work Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity (2003). He received a Whiting Writers' Award in 1987, a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction in 1996, and a MacArthur Fellowship in 1997
Li-Young Lee with interviews by Shawn Wong and Michael Silverblatt( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-Young Lee was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, where his parents lived in exile from China. In his poetry collections he explores cultural politics, desire, and loss, in work that is hauntingly lyrical. He received a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry in 1995
 
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