Literature -- History and criticism.
|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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)|
|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.|
|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...
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB3377||Henry James and the Jacobites / Maxwell Geismar ; interviewed by Richard Elman.||
Critical examination of James' impact on literature.
|WBAI, 12 Dec. 1963.|
|BB0771.05||The Force of farce / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on the psychological fulfillment of farce.
|WBAI, 12 July 1961.|
|BB3435||Hegel and Rilke : Duino Elegies / Erich Heller ; introduced by John Simon.||
Literary critic lectures on traditions in German literature.
|WBAI, 14 Apr. 1966.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB0771.03||In praise of types / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on characters and characterizations in dramas and novels.
|WBAI, 14 June 1961.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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...
|BB3734||The Anti-hero in the American novel / Leslie Fiedler and R.W.B. Lewis.||
Discussion of American literary traditions.
|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.|
|BB3376||Black socio-literary evolution / Horace Cayton.||
Talk on the ideological forces underlying the work of Black authors.
|WBAI, 24 Jan. 1965.|
|BB3893||Books to buy, borrow, or burn.||
Review of Herman Hesse's book Under the Wheel.
|WBAI, 24 Nov. 1968.|
|BB0771.06||Tragedy / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on tragedy and anxiety.
|WBAI, 26 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.|
|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.|
Authors R.W.B. Lewis, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and William Styron discuss modern fiction...
|WBAI, 29 Sept. 1967.|
|BB3251||Faust's damnation : the morality of knowledge / Erich Heller.||
Talk on the philosophical and moral underpinnings of Faust.
|WBAI, 5 Jan. 1962.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BB0771.07||Comedy / Eric Bentley.||
Talk on the power of comedy to overcome dispair.
|WBAI, 9 Aug. 1961.|
|SZ0378||Poet Philip Whalen / interviewed by Jack Loeffler.||
Discussion of the Beat literary movement. Includes a performance of G.F. Handel's Concerto...
|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|
|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|
|BB0755||Esquire Writers Symposium||
Panel discussions on the role of American writers in society.
Part One: Esquire Writers...
|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|