Literature -- History and criticism.
|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|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...
|BB0755||Esquire Writers Symposium||
Panel discussions on the role of American writers in society.
Part One: Esquire Writers...
|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...
|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.|