WorldCat Identities

Trilion (Firm)

Overview
Works: 142 works in 228 publications in 1 language and 1,410 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography 
Classifications: PS3563.O8749, 813.54
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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 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret Atwood, in conversation with Hermoine Lee, gives a glimpse into some of her work, and shares her attitudes and views about writing and literature. Topics include: themes of women "breaking out", visual imagery as inspiration, literature informed by fairy tales, writing as a woman from the male point of view, mythology in contemporary literature, and using humor
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morrison discusses how to define oneself as a writer, how Black American literature has developed, politics in writing, and her characterisation and style
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 74 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
Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion which covers background to The Satanic verses; themes of divided selves; the irony of an Indian being viewed as representative of English culture; the nature of the city as metaphor; writing dialogue; writing from the experience of duality of uprootedness; and Black voices "describing back" in their literature
Ben Okri ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 44 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
Edward Said with Salman Rushdie by Edward W Said ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Said talks with Salman Rushdie about his concerns regarding Palestinian identity and experience
Isabel Allende, with Marina Warner ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabel Allende, niece of the late President Salvador Allende of Chile, talks about her life and work as a writer
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
Joyce Carol Oates, with Hermione Lee by Joyce Carol Oates ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oates discusses her work along with her novel, American appetites, with writer and critic Hermione Lee. Topics include: style and rhythm in writing, distinction between body and soul, craving fame, feminist movement in American fiction, conflicts as the basis for art, and destiny
Edward Said by ICA Video ( 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 ( 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
Marina Warner by Marina Warner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 29 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
Marilyn French by Marilyn French ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 28 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 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fay Weldon talks about her work with Valerie Grove, and in particular her novel Leader of the band
Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ishiguro, born in Japan and now living in England, discusses his work and the moral crisis of post-war Japan
Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 24 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
Marge Piercy by ICA Video ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with Feminist poet-novelist
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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English (53)