Literature -- History and criticism.
|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB2052||A Waxen tableau / John Hawkes.||
Hawkes reads and discusses his books The Cannibal, The Lime Twig, and Second Skin.
|KPFA, 23 Jan. 1967.|
|BB2850||A. Okion Ojigbo on African literature / interviewed by Bob Sitton.||
Discussion of the long tradition in African literature.
|KPFA, 2 Nov. 1970.|
|BB0732.21||American humor / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Henry Shaw, Charles Brown, and Edgar Nye, three early American humorists.
|KPFA, 1 June 1959.|
|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.|
|BB1844.01||An Interview / Angus Wilson ; interviewed by Prof. John H. Raleigh.||
On his novels, and British authorship.
|KPFA, 3 Jan. 1968.|
|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)|
|BB0752.05||Andre Gide / Francis Carmody.||
Talk on his leadership in French letters.|ANDRE GIDE / Francis Carmody...
|KPFA, 16 Nov. 1958.|
|BB0752.01||Andre Malraux / Francis Carmody.||
Talk on Malraux's interpretation of society as expressed in his writings.
|KPFA, Dec. 1958.|
|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.|
|BB0732.05||Benjamin Franklin / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Franklin's common sense responses to Puritan thought.
|KPFA, 27 Oct. 1958.|
|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.|
|BB3376||Black socio-literary evolution / Horace Cayton.||
Talk on the ideological forces underlying the work of Black authors.
|WBAI, 24 Jan. 1965.|
|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...
|BB1458||Book report : Revolt on the Campus / by Stanton Evans ; reviewed by John Leonard.||
Leonard's review of Evans' book.
|KPFA, 7 Feb. 1962.|
|BB3893||Books to buy, borrow, or burn.||
Review of Herman Hesse's book Under the Wheel.
|WBAI, 24 Nov. 1968.|
|BB0171||California history through literature / James Hart.||
Talk on the distorted image of Spanish California presented in American literature.
|KPFA, 26 Sept. 1959.|
|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.|
|BB1844.02||Charles Dickens / Angus Wilson.||
On English contributions to the development of the novel.
|KPFA, 9 Jan. 1968.|
|BB0771.07||Comedy / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on the power of comedy to overcome dispair.
|WBAI, 9 Aug. 1961.|
|BB0834||Criticism of F.R. Leavis / Rene Wellek.||
Talk on Leavis' writings.
|KPFA, 29 Aug. 1963.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB0732.19||Early California writers / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Waukeen Miller, Bret Hart, and Ambrose Bierce, and their popularization of California.
|KPFA, 4 May 1959.|
|BB0732.02||Early Puritan writers / produced by Byron Bryant.||
Evaluation of Puritan psychology based on their writings.
|KPFA, 6 Oct. 1958.|
|BB0732.10||Edgar Allen Poe / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Poe as an outsider to the mainstream of American letters.
|KPFA, 1 Dec. 1958.|
|BB2024.04||Edgar Rice Burroughs / Vern Coriell and Stanley B. Vinson.||
Discussion of Burroughs' lesser known science fiction works.
|KPFA, 15 Nov. 1968.|
|BB5207||Escape! Anthony Boucher.||
Boucher discusses detective and suspense books.
|KPFA, 20 Oct. 1967.|
|BB0755||Esquire Writers Symposium||
Panel discussions on the role of American writers in society.
Part One: Esquire Writers...
|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...
|BB0732.28||F. Scott Fitzgerald / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the underpinnings of Fitzgerald's writings.
|KPFA, 8 Feb. 1960.|
|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.|
|BB3251||Faust's damnation : the morality of knowledge / Erich Heller.||
Talk on the philosophical and moral underpinnings of Faust.
|WBAI, 5 Jan. 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.|
|BB1099||Florence Becker Lennon program / Donald Keene.||
Talk on the influence of the West upon Japanese literature.
|KPFA, 15 Feb. 1959.|
|BB0732.26||Frank Morris, Gertrude Atherton, and Jack London / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the heyday of California writings during the late 1800's.
|KPFA, 11 Jan. 1960.|
|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.|
|BB4968||From pricks to pim / Ray Federman.||
Analysis of the writing of Samuel Beckett.
|KPFK, 4 Jan. 1965.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB4917||Hamlet : everyman's passive hero / Dr. John Monteyerdi.||
Evaluation of the character of Hamlet.
|KPFK, 26 Apr. 1964.|
|BB3435||Hegel and Rilke : Duino Elegies / Erich Heller ; introduced by John Simon.||
Literary critic lectures on traditions in German literature.
|WBAI, 14 Apr. 1966.|
|BB0732.12||Henry David Thoreau / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Thoreau's philosophy and lifestyle.
|KPFA, 30 Jan. 1959.|
|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.|
|BB0732.24||Henry James / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the pro-American aspects of James' writings.
|KPFA, 19 Oct. 1959.|
|BB3377||Henry James and the Jacobites / Maxwell Geismar ; interviewed by Richard Elman.||
Critical examination of James' impact on literature.
|WBAI, 12 Dec. 1963.|
|BB0732.15||Herman Melville / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the positive and negative aspects of Melville's writings.
|KPFA, 9 Mar. 1959.|
|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.|
|BB0732.22||Howells and realism / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the rise of American realism, particulary in the works of William Dean Howells, Ed Howe, and...
|KPFA, 2 Oct. 1959.|
|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.|
|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.|
|AZ0621.02||Is herself in the house? / Robert Tracy and Joan Keefe ; produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy.||
Grammatical idiosyncracies of the Irish language combined with socio-political influences are...
|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.|
|BB0781||James Joyce / Brendan Behan.||
Talk on the life and work of the American author.
|KPFA, 22 Apr. 1962.|
|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.|
|BB0732.04||Jonathan Edwards / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Edwards role as a Puritan author and leader of the Great Awakening.
|KPFA, 24 Oct. 1958.|
|BB0752.06||Jules Romans' Men of Goodwill / Francis Carmody.||
Talk on his monumental novel.
|KPFA, 3 Oct. 1958.|
|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...
|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.|
|BB0732.27||Late California writers / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On H.L. Meneken, the early 20th century humorist.
|KPFA, 25 Jan. 1960.|
|BB0732.06||Literary personality development / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the American literary tradition during the late 1700's.
|KPFA, 3 Nov. 1958.|
|BB0732.23||Mark Twain / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the author who characterized frontier humor.
|KPFA, 2 Oct. 1959.|
|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.|
|BB0732.14||Nathanial Hawthorne / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the moral basis of his transendentalist writings.
|KPFA, 23 Feb. 1959.|
|BB0732.09||New England poets : 1800-1850 / produced by Byron Bryant.||
Discussion of Phillip Frennaux, William Cullen Bryant, and Henry Longfellow.
|KPFA, 29 Nov. 1958.|
|BB0733||New world of the novelist / Malcolm Dowly.||
Talk on the stress on interpersonal relations in novels.
|KPFA, 24 Apr. 1959.|
|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|
|BB0752.03||Paul Valery / Francis Carmody.||
Talk on his political writings.
|KPFA, 14 Dec. 1958.|
|SZ0378||Poet Philip Whalen / interviewed by Jack Loeffler.||
Discussion of the Beat literary movement. Includes a performance of G.F. Handel's Concerto...
|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.|
|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.|
|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|
|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.|
|BB1047||Prolegomena to any future study of Winnie the Pooh / Frederick Crews.||
Humorous view of European literary criticism.
|KPFA, 2 Dec. 1964.|
|BB0740.01-.06||Protest or literary structure / Humphrey Kitto.||
Talk on literature at the Sather lectures.,
r.1. Criticism and chaos (38 min.) -- r.2. Criticism and chaos, continuted (30 min.) -- r.3....
|KPFA, 11 Nov.-15 Dec. 1960.|
|BB0732.11||Ralph Waldo Emerson / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Emerson's important contribution to the development of an American identity.
|KPFA, 12 Jan. 1959.|
Bradbury reads and discusses some of his short stories.|RAY BRADBURY...
|KPFA, 9 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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB0732.20||The 19th century stage / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the clumsy but dynamic early plays.
|KPFA, 18 May 1959.|
|BB3734||The Anti-hero in the American novel / Leslie Fiedler and R.W.B. Lewis.||
Discussion of American literary traditions.
|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.|
|BB4863||The Banquet years : the American invasion / Stephen Longstreet.||
Speech about the cross-Atlantic literary and artistic traditions.
|KPFK, 12 May 1965.|
|BB0732.08||The Beginnings of the American novel / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the initial excesses and shortcomings of early American novelists.
|KPFA, 17 Nov. 1958.|
|BB1844.03||The Bloomsbury group / Angus Wilson.||
Talk on a noted literary group and its style.
|KPFA, 23 Jan. 1968.|
|BB0732.17||The Civil War / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On literature about the Civil War which emerged from popular culture.
|KPFA, 23 Mar. 1959.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB0732.18||The Early western / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the development of a popular image of the frontier.
|KPFA, 24 Apr. 1959.|
|BB0981||The English novel today : from Dickens to Snow / Angus Wilson.||
Talk on the evolution of the modern English novel.
|KPFA, 18 Nov. 1961.|
|BB0771.05||The Force of farce / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on the psychological fulfillment of farce.
|WBAI, 12 July 1961.|