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Trilion

Overview
Works: 47 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 81 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical television programs  Television series 
Classifications: PS3563.O8749, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Trilion
Angela Carter by Angela Carter( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation with Angela Carter, one of our most imaginative and provocative writers. Her stories and novels mingle history, fiction, invention and comedy. Her dream worlds of baroque grandeur and gothic, fairy-tale horror, her visions of the alienated wreckage of a future world have influenced a whole generation of fellow writers
André Brink in conversation by André P Brink( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Afrikaans language and its place in a future, independent South Africa. Brink also reviews the cultural and political movements of today's South Africa
Salman Rushdie by Salman Rushdie( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 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
Writers talk : Robertson Davies with Edward Blishen by Robertson Davies( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics discussed in the interview: --Theatrical qualities of books. --Immigrants' impact of culture. --Illusion and deception in art. --Being Canadian. --The nature of compassion
Toni Morrison a writer's work by Toni Morrison( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Morrison candidly answers questions regarding how she became a writer, the pain of empathizing with her characters, the sensual nature of her novels, and how it felt to win the Nobel Prize"--Container
Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Achebe talks about his work and discusses several questions facing African writers, including the choice of language and the importance and use of the oral tradition
Writers talk : Mongane Serote with Edward Blishen by Mongane Wally Serote( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics discussed in the interview: --Black South African writing. --Poetry versus fiction. --Childhood reading. --The English language in African literature. --South Africa and the short story
John Updike in his own words by John Updike( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updike discusses his life and works
Janice Shinebourne and Beryl Gilroy with Susheila Nasta by Janice Shinebourne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shinebourne discusses her novel "Timepiece", and in part two, Gilroy talks about her novel "Frangipani House." Both writers discuss the development of Caribbean literature and reveal the experiences and memories which inform their own writing
Stephen Spender by Stephen Spender( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet Sir Stephen Spender discusses his work and his life and reads his poem entitled "One more new botched beginning."
Ian McEwan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion which covers the short story, childcare manuals as key to a society's aspirations, novels which experiment with time, the fractured world of quantum mechanics, the cosmic and time, novels set in the future of uncertainty, challenges of writing about joy, contraction of time through increased technology
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 2 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
Raymond Williams by Michael Ignatieff( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Raymond Williams possessed the rare ability to move between theoretical work and imaginative writing. His penetrating analyses of literature and its relationship with the media, politics and society are crystallised in key texts
Melvyn Bragg by ICA Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Melvyn Bragg discusses comparing the visual media with the written word, combining a career in the arts with writing, the role of the arts in society, political views informing the novel, style and structure, setting and characterization and writing an historical novel
William Gaddis by ICA Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

American author William Gaddis discusses hiv novels, his life, and his views on the condition of contemporary America in an interview with Malcolm Bradbury
Tom Wolfe by ICA Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tom Wolfe explains the accidental start of his personalized style of reporting, which became famous as "new journalism," and offers his views on getting published, past writers, and weighing the advantages of polished prose against the idea of "sandblasting."
Ben Orki by ICA Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Stephen Spender by ICA Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Poet Sir Stephen Spender discusses his work and his life and reads his poem entitled "One more new botched beginning."
Janice Shineourne and Beryl Gilroy by ICA Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two Caribbean women authors talk about their lives and their work
Penelope Lively by Penelope Lively( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Penelope Lively discusses the pleasures of fiction, using fiction to explore people and situations beyond one's own experience, characters as composites of self and the observed, creating male characters, creating evil characters, writer's block, drafting and preliminary work and audience
 
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