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Lannan Foundation

Overview
Works: 336 works in 657 publications in 3 languages and 22,440 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Filmed literary readings  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Educational films  Poetry  Documentary films  Filmed lectures  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
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Most widely held works by Lannan Foundation
Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 467 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leading novelist and critic, reads from his novels The death of Artemio Cruz and Christopher unborn, as well as unpublished works in English and Spanish.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
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 465 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
Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 459 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
Joy Harjo by Joy Harjo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Joy Harjo as she discusses her work and reads from her poetry, including "The woman who fell from the sky", "Secrets from the center of the world", "In mad love and war", and "She had some horses."
Adrienne Rich( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During her 40-year career, Adrienne Rich has been a poet of great moral presence and enduring creative power, a poet whose aesthetic is linked with her political sensibilities. Ms. Rich reads from An Atlas of the Difficult World, Diving into the Wreck and The Fact of a Doorframe and talks with Michael Silverblatt. The reading and conversation took place on May 14, 1992, in Los Angeles"--Container
Octavio Paz by Octavio Paz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 384 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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 374 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
Gary Snyder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 360 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
Seamus Heaney by Seamus Heaney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seamus Heaney from County Derry, bears witness to Ireland's complex, violent past and present. One of the finest living poets, he reads from Selected Poems 1966-1987 and talks with Michael Silverblatt."--Container
W.S. Merwin by W. S Merwin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 341 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"-- VHS container
Czeslaw Milosz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 341 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
Sharon Olds( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 338 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 2013 in English and held by 331 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
Denise Levertov( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 326 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"--Container. Followed by an interview
Robert Creeley by Robert Creeley( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 319 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
Richard Wilbur( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Ishmael Reed by Ishmael Reed( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 317 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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 313 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
Louise Glück by Louise Glck( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 311 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
Barry Lopez( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 308 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
 
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