Literature -- History and criticism.
|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|BB3893||Books to buy, borrow, or burn.||
Review of Herman Hesse's book Under the Wheel.
|WBAI, 24 Nov. 1968.|
|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.|
|BB4122||Was Homer an illiterate improviser? / Douglas Young.||
Talk about both the oral and literary ability of Homer.
|KPFA, 19 Dec. 1970.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB4449.03||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.|
|BB4449.04||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.|
|BB4449.05||William Dean Howells and the novel of manners / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk on Howells' focus on customs and manners.
|KPFA, 5 June 1963.|
|BB4449.06||Theodore Dreiser and the coming of naturalism / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk about American literature and the influence of naturalism.
|KPFK, 17 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.|
|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.|
|BB4863||The Banquet years : the American invasion / Stephen Longstreet.||
Speech about the cross-Atlantic literary and artistic traditions.
|KPFK, 12 May 1965.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB4917||Hamlet : everyman's passive hero / Dr. John Monteyerdi.||
Evaluation of the character of Hamlet.
|KPFK, 26 Apr. 1964.|
|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.|
|BB4968||From pricks to pim / Ray Federman.||
Analysis of the writing of Samuel Beckett.
|KPFK, 4 Jan. 1965.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB5207||Escape! Anthony Boucher.||
Boucher discusses detective and suspense books.
|KPFA, 20 Oct. 1967.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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)|
|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|
|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...
|BC1259||The Pound Ezra / by Dr. Hugh Kenner.||
Kenner joins Georg Gugelberger, Paul Vangelisti and Everett Frost in a discussion of Ezra's...
|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...
|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.|
|BC2480||The History of literature / by Nanos Valaoritis.||
Dramatization of the development of modern literature.
|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.|
|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|
|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.|
|SZ0378||Poet Philip Whalen / interviewed by Jack Loeffler.||
Discussion of the Beat literary movement. Includes a performance of G.F. Handel's Concerto...