Literature -- History and criticism.
|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|SZ0378||Poet Philip Whalen / interviewed by Jack Loeffler.||
Discussion of the Beat literary movement. Includes a performance of G.F. Handel's Concerto...
|KZ1342||Who was Orwell describing? / Jacobo Timmerman.||
Speech before the Los Angeles PEN Conference on George Orwell's writing, particularly how...
|KPFK, 19 Nov. 1983.|
|BC2815.06||Post Civil War girls and the American nightmare / Cynthia Wolff (Program 6 of 6)||
Cynthia Wolff, Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, takes a look...
|American Women -- Parenting and children||KPFK, 1975|
|BC2666||A Tribute to I.F. Stone.||
Actuality of the presentation of the Eleanor Roosevelt Peace Award to I.F. Stone. Includes...
|WBAI, 15 Nov. 1975.|
|BC2480||The History of literature / by Nanos Valaoritis.||
Dramatization of the development of modern literature.
|BC1890||E. Howard Hunt : the man and his novels / Lee McLaren ; interviewed by Mike Hodel.||
English professor discusses Hunt's writing.
|KPFK, 24 Sept. 1973.|
|BC1360||The Gravity of falling in love / Theodore Roszak ; interviewed by Clare Spark.||
Author of The Making of the Counter-Culture discusses his work. Also inlcudes statements by...
|BC1259||The Pound Ezra / by Dr. Hugh Kenner.||
Kenner joins Georg Gugelberger, Paul Vangelisti and Everett Frost in a discussion of Ezra's...
|BC1237||Book notes / Beatrice Levin.||
Author discusses literature and writers.,
r.1. Rousseau's small war with England (13 min.) ; contemporary American Jewish authors (15...
|BC0899||The novel of the future : realism and reality in the novel||
Anais Nin (1902-1977) introduces this program as a summary of many discussions she's had...
|American Women -- Poetry||KPFK, February? 1972|
|BC0888||Anais Nin interviewed by Frank Roberts on the publication of The Diary of Anais Nin.||
Francis (Frank) Roberts interviews author Anais Nin (1903-1977) on the occasion of the...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||KPFK, April 25, 1966 and 1972 (date unknown)|
|BC0437.02||Walt Whitman / Jascha Kessler. (Episode 2 of 5)||
Kessler reads and discusses the prophetic nature of Whitman's writings.
|KPFK, 8 Nov. 1971.|
|BB5359.05||A Very old man with enormous wings / by Gabriel Garcia Marquez ; read by Jane Wagner.||
Reading of M2.arquez's short story.|A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS / by Gabrile Garcia...
|WBAI, 14 Apr. 1972.|
|BB5313||Mikhail Sholokhov / William Mandel.||
Mandel discusses the author of And Quiet Flows the Don and recipient of l965 Nobel Prize for...
|KPFA, 4 Dec. 1965.|
|BB5207||Escape! Anthony Boucher.||
Boucher discusses detective and suspense books.
|KPFA, 20 Oct. 1967.|
|BB5180||Poetry : after Auschwitz / Reinhard Lettau.||
Talk on the impact of World War II horrors upon the artistic community around the world.
|KPFK, 9 Apr. 1969.|
|BB5172||Hero motifs in fairy tales||
Clare (Loeb) Spark introduces Dr. Harold Stone, clinical psychologist and Jungian analyst, and...
|American Women -- Psychology and psychotherapy||KPFK, 28 June 1971.|
|BB5087||Krazy kat : a portrait in depth / by E.E. Cummings ; read by Norman Belkin.||
Reading of an analysis of George Herriman's characters.|KRAZY KAT : A PORTRAIT IN DEPTH / E...
|KPFK, 11 Jan. 1963.|
|BB5058||Shakespeare and religion / Aldous Huxley ; read by David Ossman.||
Reading of article by Huxley a few hours before his death.|SHAKESPEARE AND RELIGION / aldous...
|KPFK, 21 Apr. 1964.|
|BB5036||Chaos to Christ : a psychological commentary on the life and works of Dostoevsky / read by Harvey Mindess.||
Examination of the life and work of Fyodor Dostoevsky.
|KPFK, 8 May 1963.|
|BB5035||Samuel Beckett's Theatre / Judith J. Radke ; read by Lee Whiting.||
Reading of Radke's analysis of Beckett's work.
|KPFK, 30 Dec. 1962.|
|BB5011||Tough guy : L.A. style / by Philip Durham and Jack Hirschman ; read by Steve Wells.||
Examination of Raymond Chandler's detective novels and the portrait he paints of Los...
|KPFK, 17 Nov. 1963.|
|BB5005||To be or not to be / by William Shakespeare.||
Analysis of Hamlet's famous soliloquy in four languages.|TO BE OR NOT TO BE / William...
|KPFK, 16 Sept. 1964.|
|BB4984||Shakespeare's Richard II : a universal state of feelings / John Monteverdi.||
Talk on the universality of the characterizations in Richard II.|SHAKESPEARE'S RICHARD II...
|KPFK, 4 Apr. 1964.|
|BB4968||From pricks to pim / Ray Federman.||
Analysis of the writing of Samuel Beckett.
|KPFK, 4 Jan. 1965.|
|BB4960||The Novel in contemporary British society / Angus Wilson.||
Talk on the role of the novel in a changing urban world.
|KPFK, 26 Oct. 1960.|
|BB4917||Hamlet : everyman's passive hero / Dr. John Monteyerdi.||
Evaluation of the character of Hamlet.
|KPFK, 26 Apr. 1964.|
|BB4910||German literature emigrates to California / written and read by Klaus Pringsheim.||
Discussion of the influx of German authors into California.
|KPFK, 16 Jan. 1969.|
|BB4896||The Dye that did not run / by Nelson Algren ; read by Jack Hirschman.||
Reading of Algren's The Nation article about the life and work of Ernest Hemingway.
|KPFK, 29 Aug. 1962.|
|BB4863||The Banquet years : the American invasion / Stephen Longstreet.||
Speech about the cross-Atlantic literary and artistic traditions.
|KPFK, 12 May 1965.|
|BB4466.01-.09||Writers at work / interviews by Frank Roberts.||
Authors discuss their lives, objectives, and current works.,
r.1. Richard Lid (45 min.) -- r.2. C.Y. Lee (51 min.) -- r.3. Ben Maddow (55 min.) -- r.4....
|KPFK, Nov. 1965.|
|BB4454.05||Death and rebirth in Shakespeare's The Tempest / Joseph Henderson.||
Talk on the psychological forces in Shakespeare's drama.
|KPFA, 4 Apr. 1966.|
|BB4449.06||Theodore Dreiser and the coming of naturalism / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk about American literature and the influence of naturalism.
|KPFK, 17 Aug. 1963.|
|BB4449.05||William Dean Howells and the novel of manners / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk on Howells' focus on customs and manners.
|KPFA, 5 June 1963.|
|BB4449.04||The Code of the big city : from Leaves of Grass to Speciman Days / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk on the influence of urbanization on American literature.
|KPFA, June 1963.|
|BB4449.03||An Appreciation of Huckleberry Finn : Mark Twain's style / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk on the powerfully innocent social commentary of Mark Twain.|AN APPRECIATION OF HUCKLEBERRY...
|KPFA, 22 May 1963.|
|BB4449.02||Henry James / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk on the writing of James; his existential perspective, the relation of sex and betrayal, his...
|KPFA, 15 May 1963.|
|BB4449.01||Tradition as style : the education of Henry Adams / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk on the literary traditions that shaped the perspective and style of Henry Adams.|TRADITION...
|WBAI, 8 May 1963.|
|BB4122||Was Homer an illiterate improviser? / Douglas Young.||
Talk about both the oral and literary ability of Homer.
|KPFA, 19 Dec. 1970.|
|BB4033||James and his critics / moderated by Elizabeth Pollet.||
Leon Edel, Elizabeth Hardwick, and P.W. Dupee discuss the writing of James Joyce.
|WBAI, 14 Jan. 1963.|
|BB3893||Books to buy, borrow, or burn.||
Review of Herman Hesse's book Under the Wheel.
|WBAI, 24 Nov. 1968.|
|BB3841.01-.05||Poetry and prose : the essential difference / John Hall Wheelock.||
Poet discusses the essential features of poetry that give it its unique strength.
|WBAI, 1-24 Oct. 1963.|
|BB3840.15||Symposium on pornography in literature / moderated by John Simon.||
Alfred Chester, Ephraim London, Benjamin de Mott, Ned Polsky, and Hubert Selby, Jr. discuss the...
|WBAI, 1 Jan. 1967.|
|BB3779.47||Bertolt Brecht on love / Eric Benltey.||
Examination of the role of love in Brecht's work.|BERTOLT BRECHT ON LOVE / Eric Bentley...
|WBAI, 15 June 1967.|
|BB3734||The Anti-hero in the American novel / Leslie Fiedler and R.W.B. Lewis.||
Discussion of American literary traditions.
Authors R.W.B. Lewis, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and William Styron discuss modern fiction...
|WBAI, 29 Sept. 1967.|
|BB3643||The Novelist's view of Anglo-American fiction / Saul Bellow, Angus Wilson, and Elizabeth Kerr.||
Three novelists discuss modern English fiction.|THE NOVELIST'S VIEW OF ANGLO-AMERICAN...
|WBAI, 24 Apr. 1961.|
|BB3470||Whither science fiction? / moderated by Baird Searles.||
Authors Thomas Disch, Joanna Russ, and Terry Carr discuss the literary merits of science fiction...
|WBAI, 1 Mar. 1970.|
|BB3435||Hegel and Rilke : Duino Elegies / Erich Heller ; introduced by John Simon.||
Literary critic lectures on traditions in German literature.
|WBAI, 14 Apr. 1966.|
|BB3383||Fact in fiction / moderated by Eric Bentley.||
Alfred Kazin, Susan Sontag, and Robert Lowell discuss the portrayal of real life in fiction.|...
|WBAI, 6 May 1964.|
|BB3377||Henry James and the Jacobites / Maxwell Geismar ; interviewed by Richard Elman.||
Critical examination of James' impact on literature.
|WBAI, 12 Dec. 1963.|
|BB3376||Black socio-literary evolution / Horace Cayton.||
Talk on the ideological forces underlying the work of Black authors.
|WBAI, 24 Jan. 1965.|
|BB3371||Influence of the German dramatists and early expressionists / moderated by Frank Wedekind.||
Donald Levin, Manfred George, and Haskell Block discuss the impact of modern German writing.
|WBAI, 28 June 1964.|
|BB3312||One touch of Nature / written and read by Mary McCarthy||
Novelist Mary McCarthy delivers the Harcourt Brace lecture at Columbia University. She is...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||WBAI, December 24, 1961|
|BB3251||Faust's damnation : the morality of knowledge / Erich Heller.||
Talk on the philosophical and moral underpinnings of Faust.
|WBAI, 5 Jan. 1962.|
|BB2918||626 pages of nice stuff / Don Asher ; interviewed by Gene Dealessi.||
Novelist discusses his own work, and writing in general.
|KPFA, 7 Dec. 1970.|
|BB2850||A. Okion Ojigbo on African literature / interviewed by Bob Sitton.||
Discussion of the long tradition in African literature.
|KPFA, 2 Nov. 1970.|
|BB2840.01-.04||The Justice of Zeus / Hugh Lloyd-Jones.||
Lectures on the moral and intellectual traditions in Greek mythology.,
r.1. The Iliad (68 min.) -- r.2. Pollution and purification (57 min.) -- r.3. Aeschylus and the...
|KPFA, Jan.-Feb. 1970.|
|BB2785||Shakespeare and the sonnet tradition / Dr. Aleksander V. Nejgebauer ; introduced by Matthew Zion.||
Talk on the sonnet tradition of the Renaissance, and its ultimate development by Shakespeare....
|KPFA, 2 Apr. 1968.|
|BB2128||The Literature of Acedia / written and read by L.W. Michaelson.||
Examination of American literature devoted to a philosophy of waste.
|KPFA, 19 Dec. 1966.|
|BB2052||A Waxen tableau / John Hawkes.||
Hawkes reads and discusses his books The Cannibal, The Lime Twig, and Second Skin.
|KPFA, 23 Jan. 1967.|
|BB2048||From Beowolf to Virginia Woolf / Robert Mason Meyers.||
Discussion of the history of English literature based on source material compiled by Meyers.
|KPFA, 17 Jul. 1967.|
|BB2041||Goethe's Faust as man and superman / Helmut Reder.||
A comparison of Faust with its origins in literature, analysing it as representing the...
|KPFA, 13 Dec. 1966.|
|BB2024.08||The Tolkien society / Ed Meskys, Al Halvey, and Peter S. Beagle.||
Discussion of the work of J.R.R. Tolkien.
|KPFA, 30 Nov. 1968.|
|BB2024.07||Science fiction examines the world of today / moderated by Bill Donaho.||
James Blish, John Campbell, Frederik Pohl, Robert Silverberg, and Norman Spinrad discuss the...
|KPFA, 24 Nov. 1968.|
|BB2024.06||Remembrance of things past / moderated by Alva Rogers.||
Robert Block, Edmond Hamilton, Fritz Leiber, Emil Petaja, E. Hoffman Price, and Jack Williamson...
|KPFA, 20 Nov. 1968.|
|BB2024.04||Edgar Rice Burroughs / Vern Coriell and Stanley B. Vinson.||
Discussion of Burroughs' lesser known science fiction works.
|KPFA, 15 Nov. 1968.|
Bradbury reads and discusses some of his short stories.|RAY BRADBURY...
|KPFA, 9 Nov. 1968.|
|BB1848.01||The Literary scene / Colin Wilson.||
Talk on the contemporary literary scene in England, America, and continental Europe.
|KPFA, 9 May 1968.|
|BB1844.03||The Bloomsbury group / Angus Wilson.||
Talk on a noted literary group and its style.
|KPFA, 23 Jan. 1968.|
|BB1844.02||Charles Dickens / Angus Wilson.||
On English contributions to the development of the novel.
|KPFA, 9 Jan. 1968.|
|BB1844.01||An Interview / Angus Wilson ; interviewed by Prof. John H. Raleigh.||
On his novels, and British authorship.
|KPFA, 3 Jan. 1968.|
|BB1840||The New novel in the age of science / Gore Vidal.||
Author talks about new forms of literature.
|KPFA, 15 Jan. 1967.|
|BB1563||The Work of Paul Baran / Moses Abramovitz, Herbert Marcuse.||
Talks appraising Baran's writing.|THE WORK OF PAUL BARAN / Moses Abramovitz and Herbert...
|KPFA, 1 Apr. 196-.|
|BB1458||Book report : Revolt on the Campus / by Stanton Evans ; reviewed by John Leonard.||
Leonard's review of Evans' book.
|KPFA, 7 Feb. 1962.|
|BB1147||Fiction of the 60s / Herbert Gold ; introducted by Ian Watt.||
Speech on the threat of 1960's fiction writing for the establishment.|FICTION OF THE 60...
|KPFA, 25 July 1962.|
|BB1101.01||The Problem of faith in literature / moderated by Robert O. Bowen.||
George Bluestone and Charles Gullans discuss the image of religion in literature.
|KPFA, 5 Sept. 1959.|
|BB1099||Florence Becker Lennon program / Donald Keene.||
Talk on the influence of the West upon Japanese literature.
|KPFA, 15 Feb. 1959.|
|BB1066||Jewish folklore / Lila B. Hassid and Samuel Bloomfield.||
Discussion of Jewish writers and the works.|JEWISH FOLKLORE / Lila B. Hassid and Samuel...
|KPFA, Feb. 1961.|
|BB1047||Prolegomena to any future study of Winnie the Pooh / Frederick Crews.||
Humorous view of European literary criticism.
|KPFA, 2 Dec. 1964.|
|BB1011.01-.11||Kenneth Rexroth on books.||
Series of lectures about world literature.,
r.1. Books on the Orient : Buddhism (32 min.) -- r.2. Books reviewed (ca. 30 min.) -- r.3. Ira...
|BB0981||The English novel today : from Dickens to Snow / Angus Wilson.||
Talk on the evolution of the modern English novel.
|KPFA, 18 Nov. 1961.|
|BB0900||The tradition of Negro writing||
Talk by Saunders Redding on the history of Black literature from caricature to protest to...
|KPFA, 21 Sept. 1964.|
|BB0893.03||The Unholy I / Herbert Gold.||
Talk on the separation of authors from the comman person.
|KPFA, 7 Nov. 1962.|
|BB0893.01||Post-modern fiction and moral uncertainty / Irving Howe.||
Talk on the growth of an American moralistic school of writing after World War II.|POST-MODERN...
|KPFA, 15 Nov. 1962.|
|BB0875||Bay psalm book / read by Peter Winkler.||
Readings from the first book ever published in America, by the Puritans in New England.
|KPFA, 30 June 1964.|
|BB0868B||War of the critics / Dwight Macdonald, John Simon, Pauline Kael.||
Panel discussion on techniques of literary criticism.
|KPFA, 12 Dec. 1963.|
|BB0868A||War of the critics / Dwight Macdonald, John Simon, Pauline Kael.||
Panel discussion on techniques of literary criticism.
|KPFA, 12 Dec. 1963.|
|BB0851||The Contemporary novel / Alfred Kazin, George Elliott, Herbert Gold, Evan McConnell Jr.||
Panel discusses language, characterization, and focus in the modern novel.
|KPFA, 2 May 1963.|
|BB0843.01-.02||The Autobiography of my books / Christopher Isherwood.||
Talk on his life and development.,
r.1. On his life before and during World War II (42 min.) -- r.2. On his life after World War II...
|KPFA, 12-19 Aug. 1963.|
|BB0834||Criticism of F.R. Leavis / Rene Wellek.||
Talk on Leavis' writings.
|KPFA, 29 Aug. 1963.|
|BB0781||James Joyce / Brendan Behan.||
Talk on the life and work of the American author.
|KPFA, 22 Apr. 1962.|
|BB0771.07||Comedy / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on the power of comedy to overcome dispair.
|WBAI, 9 Aug. 1961.|
|BB0771.06||Tragedy / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on tragedy and anxiety.
|WBAI, 26 July 1961.|
|BB0771.05||The Force of farce / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on the psychological fulfillment of farce.
|WBAI, 12 July 1961.|
|BB0771.04||In defense of melodrama / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on melodrama as a poor man's catharsis.|IN DEFENSE OF MELODRAMA / Eric Bentley...
|WBAI, 28 June 1961.|
|BB0771.03||In praise of types / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on characters and characterizations in dramas and novels.
|WBAI, 14 June 1961.|
|BB0755.01-.03||Esquire Writers Symposium.||
Panel discussions on the role of American writers in society.,
r.1. The Role of the writer in America / Leslie Fiedler, Saul Bellow, Morris Wright, Dorothy...,
r.1. The Role of the writer in America / Leslie Fiedler, Saul Bellow, Morris Wright, Dorothy...
|BB0755||Esquire Writers Symposium||
Panel discussions on the role of American writers in society.
Part One: Esquire Writers...
|BB0752.06||Jules Romans' Men of Goodwill / Francis Carmody.||
Talk on his monumental novel.
|KPFA, 3 Oct. 1958.|