WorldCat Identities

Trilion

Overview
Works: 63 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 104 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Classifications: PS3551.N464, 818.5409
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Trilion Publications about Trilion
Publications by Trilion Publications by Trilion
Most widely held works by Trilion
Angela Carter with Lisa Appignanesi by Angela Carter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carter discusses her life and her works with Lisa Appignanesi
André Brink in conversation by André P Brink ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 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 ICA Video ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salman Rushdie talks with Charlotte Cornwall about writing about Nicaragua, choosing a form in which to write, the tradition of cultural histories written from a political perspective, the writer's role in politics in Latin America, Nicaraguan poetry workshops, U.S. involvement in Nicaragua, and the role of newspapers
Toni Morrison by ICA Video ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 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
Robertson Davies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Davies talks about being Canadian, the journalist's way of looking at life, theatrical qualities of books, the nature of compassion, immigrants' impact on culture, themes of fraud, forgery and imposture, and illustion and deception in art
Chinua Achebe with Nuruddin Farah by Chinua Achebe ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 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
Mongane Serote with Edward Blishen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 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
John Updike in conversation 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 4 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 by Ian McEwan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 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
Salman Rushdie satanic verses with W.L. Webb by Salman Rushdie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion which covers backgrounds 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; and Black voices "describing back" in their literature
P.D. James with A.S. Byatt by P. D James ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
P.D. James has a discussion with A.S. Byatt on writing a classical detective story, the importance of strong structure, using a single detective through several books, detective stories by women, real-life murder as source material, geometry of good detective fiction, and the role of murderers and corpses
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
First novels with Chris Mitchell by Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Deborah Levy and Geoff Dyer talk about the writing and publishing of their first novels
Tom Wolfe by ICA Video ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Tom Wolfe talks with Peter York about the birth of "new jounralism"; experimental literature in the United States; art, architecture and the critic; comparing the novel with journalism; using journalistic techniques in the novel; post-modernism in American literature; the effect of the metropolis on contemporary culture; and the neo-conservative movement
William Burroughs by ICA Video ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Kathy Acker interviews William Burroughs about his paintings during an October Gallery exhibition in London
Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Maya Angelou recites poetry and reads from her work "Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas."
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
Maureen Duffy with Elaine Feinstein ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Maureen Duffy discusses fulfilling the dream of becoming a writer, choosing a genre in which to write, selecting forms of narrative, sources of inspiration, writing science fiction and writing poetry
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.56 (from 0.00 for Maureen Du ... to 0.81 for Melvyn Bra ...)
Languages
English (25)