WorldCat Identities

Dorr, John

Overview
Works: 39 works in 161 publications in 2 languages and 5,833 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Filmed interviews  Nonfiction films  Filmed literary readings  Educational films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos 
Roles: Director, Editor, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Dorr
Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 374 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
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 354 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 Octavio Paz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 338 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Snyder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Sharon Olds by Sharon Olds( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 303 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Sharon Olds, award-winning poet and teacher, reads from The Dead and the Living, The Gold Cell, and unpublished work at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.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
Galway Kinnell by Galway Kinnell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 292 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
Ishmael Reed by Ishmael Reed( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 289 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
Robert Creeley by Robert Creeley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 288 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
Louise Glück by Louise Gluck( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 285 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Ernesto Cardenal by Ernesto Cardenal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 272 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
Amiri Baraka by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Yehuda Amichai by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

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

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

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 260 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"-- VHS container
Larry Heinemann by Larry Heinemann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 252 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
Czeslaw Milosz by Czesław Miłosz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 230 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"--VHS container
Philip Levine by Philip Levine( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 197 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 )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 193 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 )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 192 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
Where poems come from( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 major poets read and discuss the origins of their poetry: Yehuda Amichai, Lucille Clifton, Victor Hernández Cruz, Allen Ginsberg, Louise Glück, Joy Harjo, Galway Kinnell, Philip Levine, W.S. Merwin, Czeslaw Milosz, Octavio Paz, Ishmael Reed, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, and Alice Walker
 
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Languages
English (124)

Spanish (1)