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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.
BB4968 From pricks to pim / Ray Federman.

Analysis of the writing of Samuel Beckett.

KPFK, 4 Jan. 1965.
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.
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.
BB1099 Florence Becker Lennon program / Donald Keene.

Talk on the influence of the West upon Japanese literature.

KPFA, 15 Feb. 1959.
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.
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.
BB0732.28 F. Scott Fitzgerald / produced by Byron Bryant.

On the underpinnings of Fitzgerald's writings.

KPFA, 8 Feb. 1960.
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...

WBAI, 1959.
BB0755 Esquire Writers Symposium

Panel discussions on the role of American writers in society.

Part One: Esquire Writers...

WBAI, 1959.
BB5207 Escape! Anthony Boucher.

Boucher discusses detective and suspense books.

KPFA, 20 Oct. 1967.
BB2024.04 Edgar Rice Burroughs / Vern Coriell and Stanley B. Vinson.

Discussion of Burroughs' lesser known science fiction works.

KPFA, 15 Nov. 1968.
BB0732.10 Edgar Allen Poe / produced by Byron Bryant.

On Poe as an outsider to the mainstream of American letters.

KPFA, 1 Dec. 1958.
BB0732.02 Early Puritan writers / produced by Byron Bryant.

Evaluation of Puritan psychology based on their writings.

KPFA, 6 Oct. 1958.
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.
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.
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.
BB0834 Criticism of F.R. Leavis / Rene Wellek.

Talk on Leavis' writings.

KPFA, 29 Aug. 1963.
BB0771.07 Comedy / Eric Bentley.

Talk on the power of comedy to overcome dispair.

WBAI, 9 Aug. 1961.
BB1844.02 Charles Dickens / Angus Wilson.

On English contributions to the development of the novel.

KPFA, 9 Jan. 1968.
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.
BB0171 California history through literature / James Hart.

Talk on the distorted image of Spanish California presented in American literature.

KPFA, 26 Sept. 1959.
BB3893 Books to buy, borrow, or burn.

Review of Herman Hesse's book Under the Wheel.

WBAI, 24 Nov. 1968.
BB1458 Book report : Revolt on the Campus / by Stanton Evans ; reviewed by John Leonard.

Leonard's review of Evans' book.

KPFA, 7 Feb. 1962.
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...

KPFT, 1970.
BB3376 Black socio-literary evolution / Horace Cayton.

Talk on the ideological forces underlying the work of Black authors.

WBAI, 24 Jan. 1965.
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.
BB0732.05 Benjamin Franklin / produced by Byron Bryant.

On Franklin's common sense responses to Puritan thought.

KPFA, 27 Oct. 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.
BB0752.01 Andre Malraux / Francis Carmody.

Talk on Malraux's interpretation of society as expressed in his writings.

KPFA, Dec. 1958.
BB0752.05 Andre Gide / Francis Carmody.

Talk on his leadership in French letters.|ANDRE GIDE / Francis Carmody...

KPFA, 16 Nov. 1958.
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)
BB1844.01 An Interview / Angus Wilson ; interviewed by Prof. John H. Raleigh.

On his novels, and British authorship.

KPFA, 3 Jan. 1968.
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.
BB0732.21 American humor / produced by Byron Bryant.

On Henry Shaw, Charles Brown, and Edgar Nye, three early American humorists.

KPFA, 1 June 1959.
BB2850 A. Okion Ojigbo on African literature / interviewed by Bob Sitton.

Discussion of the long tradition in African literature.

KPFA, 2 Nov. 1970.
BB2052 A Waxen tableau / John Hawkes.

Hawkes reads and discusses his books The Cannibal, The Lime Twig, and Second Skin.

KPFA, 23 Jan. 1967.
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.
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.
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.
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