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Dorr, John

Overview
Works: 32 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 2,991 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Filmed literary readings  Educational films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Short films  Biography  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Director, Editor, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Dorr
Octavio Paz by Octavio Paz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 331 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
Amiri Baraka by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, has written about music, politics, and culture. He reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Yehuda Amichai by Yehuda Amichai( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kay Boyle, who has published more than 30 books of fiction, criticism, and poetry, 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 Shawn Wong"--Container
Robert Creeley by Robert Creeley( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 217 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
Ishmael Reed by Ishmael Reed( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 207 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
Philip Levine by Philip Levine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 203 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
Sonia Sanchez( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 198 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
W.S. Merwin by W. S Merwin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 194 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
Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 136 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
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Louise Gluck, winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Sharon Olds by Sharon Olds( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 92 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
Richard Wilbur( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Czeslaw Milosz by Czesław Miłosz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings from the Lithuanian-born Polish winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature
Ernesto Cardenal by Ernesto Cardenal( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 15 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--VHS container
Workingmen's advocate( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (49)