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Dorr, John

Overview
Works: 32 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 3,562 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Filmed literary readings  Filmed interviews  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Internet videos  Filmed lectures  Newspapers 
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 )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 373 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
Amiri Baraka by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 351 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 He reads from Boptrees and unpublished work.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
Galway Kinnell by Galway Kinnell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 315 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"--Container
Philip Levine by Philip Levine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 294 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 )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 288 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
Yehuda Amichai( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 276 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 226 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 216 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
Sonia Sanchez( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 210 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 )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 200 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 by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 138 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"-- VHS Container
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise Glück reads from First born, The house on marshland, Descending figure, and The triumph of Achilles
Sharon Olds( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 91 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
Gary Snyder( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gary Snyder's poetry has been deeply influenced by the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada and more than four decades of Zen Buddhist practice. [He] read on December 12, 1988, from Axe handles, Left out in the rain, and unpublished manuscripts in Los Angeles. Mr. Snyder talked with students at the Harvard School and was interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Richard Wilbur( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilbur reads his poetry and is interviewed by poet David St. John at the University of Southern California, April 16-17, 1990
Czeslaw Milosz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings from the Lithuanian-born Polish winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature
Workingmen's advocate( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luck, trust & ketchup the making of Short Cuts( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the filming of the movie, Short Cuts. In it you watch as director Robert Altman stages scenes and draws out his large cast with his legendary improvisational technique. Includes the comments of poet Tess Gallagher, (widow of author Raymond Carver, on whose writings the film is based), and various cast members
Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes, noted Mexican author talks about his life and his literary work. In addition, Mr. Fuentes gives readings in English & Spanish at the Los Angeles Theatre Center
 
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English (55)