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Trilion (Firm)

Overview
Works: 163 works in 234 publications in 1 language and 1,400 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography 
Classifications: PR9184.6.A89, 818.5409
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Most widely held works by Trilion (Firm)
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Atwood talks with Hermione Lee about themes of women "breaking out," literature informed by fairy tales, visual imagery as inspiration, mythology in contemporary literature, comparing the short story with the novel, autobiography as source material, writing as a woman from the male point of view, and using humor
Toni Morrison with A.S. Byatt by Toni Morrison( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison has a discussiion with A.S. Byatt, on defining oneself as a writer, the visual as starting point of the novel, Black American literature, comparing spoken with written language, terraine of Black women novelists, the political in writing, and characterisation and style
Gloria Naylor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses finding a language to describe Africa's landscapes, how to end a book, comparing the novel with the short story, writing at home versus writing in exile, motives for writing a political novel, and South African black consciousness movement
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rushdie discusses his work, cultural histories written from a political perspective, and writing about Nicaragua. Topics include: the role of newspapers, the writer's role in politics in Latin America, U.S. involvement in Nicaragua, and writing about Nicaragua
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Isabel Allende, with Marina Warner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Allende, niece of the late President Salvador Allende of Chile, talks about her life and work as a writer
Ben Okri( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion which covers socialist realism in the African novel; use of ghosts as representations of nightmares; second generation of African writers and their relationship with the first; using style as distancing factor from experience; differences in language between the novel and the short story; and using literature to face wounds
Anthony Burgess by Anthony Burgess( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Burgess talks with A.S. Byatt about quarrelling with the Catholic God, Catholicism as a culture, "evil" as a theological reality, role of language in A clockwork orange, the English novel and Catholicism, choosing a title, background to Earthly powers, the novel as text, and influence of music on structure
Edward Said by Salman Rushdie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience. Topics include: displacement, landlessness and exile, Palestinian women, Zionism and Palestine, and Western attitudes
Mongane Serote with Edward Blishen by Mongane Wally Serote( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mongane Serote, the South African poet, talks to Edward Blishen about the role of the artist in the restricted society of black South Africa
Joyce Carol Oates, with Hermione Lee by Joyce Carol Oates( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oates discusses her work along with her novel, American appetites, with writer and critic Hermione Lee
Marilyn French by Marilyn French( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with feminist novelist
Janice Shinebourne with Susheila Nasta ; Pt. II, Beryl Gilroy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Caribbean women authors talk about their lives and their work
Fay Weldon, with Valerie Grove by Fay Weldon( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weldon's literary history is discussed
Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ishiguro, born in Japan and now living in England, discusses his work and the moral crisis of post-war Japan
Marge Piercy by ICA Video( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Feminist poet-novelist
Robertson Davies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Robertson Davies discusses his life and work. Topics include: theatrical qualities of books, immigrants' impact on culture, illusion and deception in art, being Canadian, and the nature of compassion
Marina Warner by Marina Warner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marina Warner speaks with Lisa Appignanesi about her life as a writer, historian and critic. Some of the topics they discuss are women and virginity, influences of Catholicism, gender and separation, women's history within fairy tales and a comparison of history and fiction
William Gaddis in conversation by William Gaddis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American author William Gaddis discusses his novels, his life, and his views on the condition of contemporary America in an interview with Malcolm Bradbury. Topics include: time and place in the novel, political and cultural climate of contemporary America, the novel as entertainment and moral text, and religion
 
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