WorldCat Identities

Dorr, John

Overview
Works: 32 works in 185 publications in 2 languages and 4,802 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Literary readings  Educational films  Documentary films  Internet videos  Biographical films  Filmed literary readings  Television programs  Humor 
Roles: Director, Editor, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Dorr
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 278 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 Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 260 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 )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 247 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
Amiri Baraka by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work.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

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 229 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Sharon Olds, award-winning poet and teacher, reads from The Dead and the Living, The Gold Cell, and unpublished work at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.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
Robert Creeley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 225 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
W.S. Merwin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 225 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
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 212 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
Richard Wilbur by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Sonia Sanchez by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 211 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
Philip Levine by Philip Levine( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 202 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
Ernesto Cardenal by Ernesto Cardenal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 201 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
Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 198 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 196 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
Yehuda Amichai by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai reads from his poems and is interviewed by Esther Robbins
Ishmael Reed by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 195 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
Larry Heinemann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Heinemann reads from his novel Paco's story and is interviewed by Ken Lincoln at the Jackie Robinson Stadium of the University of California, Los Angeles on March 12, 1990
Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 184 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
Where poems come from( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen major poets read their poems and discuss the origins of their poetry in dreams, history, daily life, and the collective unconscious
Czeslaw Milosz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Czesław Miłosz, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980, reads from his Collected poems at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
 
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Languages
English (149)

Spanish (1)