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Videos on Literature and Philosophy: Literature

SELECTED DVDs and Videotapes in the Rutgers Libraries

Literature DVDs

Balzac 2000

Jose Dayan, Gérard Depardieu, Jeanne Moreau, Fanny Ardant, BetaFilm, Fox Lorber Films, WinStar TV and Video (Firm) , and Bravo Cable Network

A bio-pic about the passionate life of the great French novelist, Honore de Balzac, who was ignored by critics and harassed by debt-collectors and sustained by the Russian countess whom he loved his entire life. 1 videodisc (200 min.)

MEDIA 10-429

 

The childhood of Maxim Gorky 2002

Mark Donskoi, I. A Gruzdev, Aleksei Liarskii, V. O Massalitinova, M. G Troianskii, Maksim Gorky, Kino-studiia "Soiuzmul tfil m" (Soviet Union), and Image Entertainment (Firm)

Maxim Gorkly's poor childhood under the care of his grandparents. 1 videodisc (99 min.)

MEDIA 10-878

 

Gabriel García Márquez la escritura embrujada 2008?

Gabriel García Márquez, Yves Billon, Mauricio Martínez-Cavard, Conchita Penilla-Céspedes, ABCine Nuevos Proyectos, Canal 22 (Television station : Mexico), and Films du Village (Firm)

In-depth interview with Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez is presented in the form of a conversation with an old friend he has not seen in a long while. The program is structured to suggest an apparent disorder of time. Assisted by readings and dramatizations of his works, the master of "magic realism" focuses on the supernatural aspects of his spellbinding narrative style, in an effort to convey his particular vision of the world. 1 videodisc (55 min.)

MEDIA 10-2203

 

Joseph Campbell and the power of myth 2012

When celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a discussion about his life's work, the nation was captivated. The series brought Campbell's theories into popular culture and led to a bestselling companion book. Includes six episodes. 3 videodiscs (ca. 344 min.)

MEDIA 10-4571

 

Kiran Nagarkar readings at Rutgers 2011

Kiran Nagarkar

Kiran Nagarkar is one of the significant voices in the fiction of contemporary South Asia. He is a bilingual writer (Marathi and English) and is credited to be one of the two novels that initiated the turn towards modern fiction in Marathi literature. 1 videodisc (18 min.)

MEDIA 10-4378

 

Kiran Nagarkar readings from Ravan & Eddie 2011

Kiran Nagarkar

Kiran Nagarkar is one of the significant voices in the fiction of contemporary South Asia. He is a bilingual writer (Marathi and English) and is credited to be one of the two novels that initiated the turn towards modern fiction in Marathi literature. 1 videodisc (58 min.)

MEDIA 10-4377

 

Orhan Pamuk 2007?

David Hardaker, Ian Altschwager, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and Filmakers Library, inc

Orhan Pamuk, Turkey's best-known modern novelist and winner of the Nobel prize in 2006, became a pariah overnight for speaking out about the Turkish role in Armenian genocide. 1 videodisc (20 min.)

MEDIA 10-1773

 

Post-war settlements locating cultural interventions in Sri Lanka 2011

Neloufer De Mel

Neloufer De Mel speaks about the complex effects of the Sri Lankan Civil War on the country's subsequent post-war literary output and more general cultural mindset. Particularly focused on ethnicity, gender and violence, De Mel provides examples of prose and poetry that helps illustrate and locate Sri Lanka's post-war culture. She also addresses how post-war literature strives to reconcile the damage and suffering caused throughout and after the conflict. 1 videodisc (76 min.)

MEDIA 10-4385

 

Siglo XIII y XIV de la anonimia a la conciencia de autor = The Middle Ages : from anonymity to authorship c2005

Eliseo Alvarez, Lorena Yenni, Lina Rodríguez Cacho, Tranquilo Producciones, and Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

Leading scholars compare and contrast the writings of the masters of the late Middle Ages, whose works gave rise to some of Spain's most memorable heroes. Includes dramatic reading excerpts from the anonymously written Cantar de mio Cid, Alfonso el Sabio's Cantigas de Santa María and Siete partidas, Gonzalo de Berceo's Milagros de nuestra Seńora, Rabbi Sem Tob's Proverbios morales, and Juan Manuel's El libro de los estados and El Conde Lucanor. 1 videodisc (50 min.)

MEDIA 10-426

 

Le temps retrouvé 2001

Raúl Ruiz, Paulo Branco, Gilles Taurand, Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart, Vincent Perez, John Malkovich, and Marcello Mazzarella

Set in 1922, this film opens with the French author, Marcel Proust, on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novels -- fiction eclipses reality as the author's creations combine with his own experiences. The result is a montage of moving snapshots and feverish dreams that make the film the ultimate in Proustian cinema. 1 videodisc (158 min.)

MEDIA 10-96

 

Literature

Acto único c2004

Eduardo Guerrero del Río, Universidad Finis Terrae, ARTV, and Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

"Marco Antonio de la Parra has been acclaimed as one of the best playwrights and novelists of Chile's new generation of writers ... This ... program features an interview with the writer, scenes from a performance of his Madrid/Sarajevo, and a rehearsal of his La Vida Privada"--Container. 1 videocassette (52 min.)

MEDIA 2-7813

 

Aimé Césaire a voice for history 1994

Aimé Césaire, Euzhan Palcy, and Annick Thébia-Melsan

pt. 1. The vigilant island = L'ile veilleuse -- pt. 2. Where the edges of conquest meet = Au rendez-vous de la conquęte -- pt. 3. The strength to face tomorrow = La force de regarder demain3 videocassettes (160 min.)

MEDIA 2-5024 --5026

 

Aimé Césaire poet and statesman c2002

Aimé Césaire, Susan Wilcox, Ann Armstrong Scarboro, and Cinema Guild

Césaire speaks about his love for the French Caribbean landscape, his student days in Paris, the connection between his inner journey and the process of writing, his fight against the ravages of slavery and French policies in the colonies.  The video also includes interviews with the Martinican artists who speak of Césaire's influence on their work, Victor Anicet and Luc Marlin, and ends with a two minute reading by Césaire. 1 videocassette (42 min.)

MEDIA 2-6375

 

Balzac 2000

Jose Dayan, Gérard Depardieu, Jeanne Moreau, Fanny Ardant, BetaFilm, Fox Lorber Films, WinStar TV and Video (Firm) , and Bravo Cable Network

A bio-pic about the passionate life of the great French novelist, Honore de Balzac, who was ignored by critics and harassed by debt-collectors and sustained by the Russian countess whom he loved his entire life. 1 videodisc (200 min.)

MEDIA 10-429

 

Believe, imagine, dream Croire, imaginer, penser/ part 2 2001

Mahmoud Hussein, Philippe Calderon, Paul Barrett, Abdelfattah Kilito, Tayeb Saddiki, and José Monleón

Encompassing fairy tales, romances, legends, fables, parables, and anecdotes, "The thousand and one nights" is a composite of popular oral stories that developed over several centuries, mainly during the Empire of the Caliphate. This program scrutinizes the wonderfully audacious tale of Scheherezade and what it tells the attentive reader about the dreams of Arab men and women during the empire's golden age. Recurring themes such as hunger for adventure and a desire to be free from tradition are explored, as well as a conception of power that glorifies self-control and disparages violence. 1 videocassette (27 min.)

MEDIA 2-5516

 

Borges and I 1983

David Wheatley

Presentation weaves together dramatized sequences from Borges' stories with an interview of the author at his home in Buenos Aires.  Borges was blind for the last 30 years of his life, but his writing reveals a mind which has an extra measure of clarity and understanding. 1 videocassette (76 min.)

DANA. DANA. MEDIA 355 355 2-1186

 

Builders of images Latin American cultural identity 1993

Juan Mandelbaum and Raul Julia

The role of writers, musicians and the theater are shown in preserving cultural identity and bring about social change in Latin America. Examples from Puerto Rico, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina are shown. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

MEDIA 2-1919

 

Casting long shadows ; Continuing vision 1992

William Scott Bealmear, Scott Hilton Davis, and Fran Dorn

Program 125 is a summary of major course themes.  It reviews the impact of literature on the individual through excerpts of series dramatizations and interviews.  Program 126 explores the impact of literature on the society and culture in the past and present. It then looks into the future to see what forms literature may take and to assess its possible influence on society. 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min. ea.)

MEDIA 2-1748

 

The childhood of Maxim Gorky 2002

Mark Donskoi, I. A Gruzdev, Aleksei Liarskii, V. O Massalitinova, M. G Troianskii, Maksim Gorky, Kino-studiia "Soiuzmul tfil m" (Soviet Union), and Image Entertainment (Firm)

Maxim Gorkly's poor childhood under the care of his grandparents. 1 videodisc (99 min.)

MEDIA 10-878

 

Chinua Achebe 1989

Gail Pellett and Bill D Moyers

Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe discusses the impact of colonialism on his culture and relates that he began writing in reaction to stereotypes in western literature. 1 videocassette (28 min.)

DANA. MEDIA 785 2-1362

 

Conference on literature and the urban experience 1980

Designed for and aimed at an out-of-school adult audience, the conference focuses on the relationship between urban literature and society. Conference funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities; additional funding from the New Jersey Committee for the Humanities ... [et.al.]. 18 video cassettes

DANA 183

 

Crossing borders the journey of Carlos Fuentes 1989

Joan Saffa, Stephen Talbot, Carlos Fuentes , and Luis Valdez

The writer/lecturer/diplomat freely discusses his views on art, sex, and politics which reveal the special places and happenings that fired the writer's imagination. Includes readings by Carlos Fuentes. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

DANA 391

 

Czeslaw Milosz 1989

Czeslaw Milosz, Lewis MacAdams, and John Dorr

Czeslaw Milosz, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980, reads from his Collected poems at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by poet Lewis MacAdams. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

DANA 723

 

Dante the journey of our life 1991

Robert Hollander and Galway Kinnell

A compelling introduction to the life and works of ... Dante Alighieri.  The production was shot in Florence and northern Italy and also uses existing stills to acquaint the viewer with Dante's world, the poet himself, and his major works. 1 videocassette (30 min.)

DANA 189

 

Del "kitsch" a Lacan 1983

Manuel Puig and Reina Roffé

Manuel Puig in an interview with Reina Roffé discusses each of his novels, giving clues to the understanding of his characters. The description of his personal experiences creates a portrait of a whole sector of Argentine society. He also reads from his novels. 1 videocassette (50 min.)

MEDIA 2-1193

 

El memorioso 1984

Reina Roffé, Jorge Luis Borges, Robert Warren, P. J Chvany, and Frank Janney

1 videocassette (55 min.)

MEDIA 2-3901

 

El ojo limpio Gabriela Mistral a 50 ańos del Nobel = The clean eye 1995

Gabriela Mistral, Maga Meneses, Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo de la Mujer, Televisión Nacional de Chile, Chile, Ministerio de Educación Pública, Departamento de Programas Culturales, Kien Producciones, and Latin American Video Archives

Audio of a 1938 speech made by Gabriela Mistral, accompanied by video and still images. 1 videocassette (25 min.)

MEDIA 2-7254

 

El portón de los sueńos vida y obra de Augusto Roa Bastos = the gate of dreams : Augusto Roa Bastos' life and literature 2002

Agustín Núńez, Gloria Muńoz, Hugo Gamarra, Augusto Antonio Roa Bastos, Fundación Cinemateca y Archivo Visual del Paraguay, Ara Films Producciones y Asociados, Orange Producciones, Cable Visión Comunicaciones, France, and Ambassade (Paraguay)

Paraguayan author Augusto Roa Bastos takes us through his life and shows us the world from which he continues to draw inspiration. 1 videocassette (90 min.)

MEDIA 2-6503

 

Ernesto Cardenal 1991

Ernesto Cardenal, Edward Asner, Rubén Martínez, Manazar Gamboa, Lewis MacAdams, John Dorr, and Ernesto Cardenal

"Ernesto Cardenal is an ordained Catholic priest, a revolutionary and an acclaimed poet who champions the spiritual and intellectual values of  the   Nicaraguan people.  On January 28, 1991, Ernesto Cardenal read in Spanish from Cantico comsico, his masterful 600-page poem, in Los Angeles."--Container. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

DANA 763

 

Federico Garcia Lorca the spirit of Lorca 2000

Michael Dibb

Filmed on location in Spain, this vintage program profiles the immortalized poet/dramatist Federico Lorca, capturing the potent essence of Spanish culture in the process. 1 videocassette (75 min.)

DANA 1680

 

First sight ; Ways of seeing 1992

Fran Dorn, William Scott Bealmear, and Scott Hilton Davis

Program 101 is an introduction to literature which incorporates both contemporary and traditional works in its selection of literary text.  Program 102 is a focus on critical approaches to literature as presented by scholars who will appear throughout the series.  It also previews selected dramatic scenes from upcoming programs and excerpts from the author interviews which highlight the series. 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min. ea)

MEDIA 2-1736

 

Gabriel García Márquez magic and reality 1982

Gabriel García Márquez and Ana Christina Navarro

Presents a literary biography of Gabriel García Márquez, the Colombian novelist and Nobel prize winner, through conversations with the author, his friends, and his critics. Examines the course of García Márquez's life, the source of his plots and characters, and the forces that have engendered his narrative style. Traces his so-called magical realism, a blending of the real and the fantastic, to the cultural diversity of the Caribbean. Explores the history of Colombia. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

MEDIA 2-8

 

Gabriel García Márquez la escritura embrujada 2008?

Gabriel García Márquez, Yves Billon, Mauricio Martínez-Cavard, Conchita Penilla-Céspedes, ABCine Nuevos Proyectos, Canal 22 (Television station : Mexico), and Films du Village (Firm)

In-depth interview with Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez is presented in the form of a conversation with an old friend he has not seen in a long while. The program is structured to suggest an apparent disorder of time. Assisted by readings and dramatizations of his works, the master of "magic realism" focuses on the supernatural aspects of his spellbinding narrative style, in an effort to convey his particular vision of the world. 1 videodisc (55 min.)

MEDIA 10-2203

 

Gabriela Mistral 2000

Leticia Schilman, VeroŢnica NajmiŢas, Alvarez & Asociados Comunicaciones (Firm), Pramer (Firm), and Films for the Humanities (Firm)

An in-depth portrait of Gabriela Mistral, one of Latin America's most gifted poets. The program is composed of archival footage and commentary from scholars and friends who discuss the personal events that affected her life and infused her work with its themes of tragic love and unfulfilled maternal love. 1 videocassette (29 min.)

MEDIA 2-7046

 

Inframundo entrevista con Juan Rulfo 1983

Juan Rulfo and Silvia Fuentes

In an unusual interview with Silvia Fuentes, Juan Rulfo talks about his childhood and family in the context of the Mexican Revolution. In this way he shows the deepest roots and particular of the Mexican people. He tells how the various jobs he had, when he was young, took him from one end of his country to the other, discovering places and people which he later used in his fiction. He gives us the ideas which were the basis for "Pedro Páramo". He reads from that great novel and from his most important story "El llano en llamas". 1 videocassette (57 min.)

MEDIA 2-1191

 

Isabel Allende entrevista 1986

Isabel Allende and Magdalena García Pinto

Magdalena Garcia-Pinto interviews Chilean novelist Isabel Allende. 1 videocassette (ca. 55 min.)

DANA 640

 

Isabel Allende the woman's voice in Latin-American literature 1994

Bettina Gray, Steve Kotton, and Lonnie Porro

Interview with writer Isabel Allende, niece of Salvador Allende. 1 videocassette (56 min.)

MEDIA 2-5114

 

José Martí c2000

Leticia Schilman, VeroŢnica NajmiŢas, Alvarez & Asociados Comunicaciones (Firm), Pramer (Firm), and Films for the Humanities (Firm)

Biographical film of the life of José Marti, 19th century Cuban author and political activist. 1 videocassette (28 min.)

MEDIA 2-7045

 

Julio Cortázar c2000

VeroŢnica NajmiŢas, Leticia Shilman, Daniela Blanco, Veronica Konstantinovsky, Pablo Trevisi, Julio Cortázar, Alvarez & Asociados Eomunicaciones, Pramer (Firm), and Films for the Humanities (Firm)

Cortazár's preoccupation with 20th century life and his rejection of its values is placed in historical context and examined as a theme in his works, in particular his masterpiece Rayuela. Archival material and interviews with contemporaries bring to life the times that shaped Cortazár's oeuvre and ensured its enduring legacy. 1 videocassette (29 min.)

MEDIA 2-7047

 

Ken Saro-Wiwa an African martyr 1996

Ken Saro-Wiwa, Maria Saro-Wiwa, Nathan Sheppard, M Johnston, and Leon Herbert

"Ken Saro-Wiwa, the celebrated Ogoni writer and political activist, was hanged in November 1995 by the Nigerian military dictatorship. Saro-Wiwa had been campaigning for the rights of Nigeria's Ogoni people, who have suffered from decades of resource exploitation by foreign oil companies and oppression by the Nigerian military government. This program tells Saro-Wiwa's story through his own words and those of his wife and features the only in-depth interview he gave before his death"--Container. 1 videocassette (23 min.)

MEDIA 2-3684

 

Letters not about love 1998

Lyn Hejinian, A Dragomoshchenko, Jacki Ochs, Lili Taylor, and Victor Nord

A skillful and beautifully produced montage by filmmaker Jacki Ochs documenting the five-year letter correspondence between U.S. poet Lyn Hejinian and Ukranian writer Arkadii Dragomoshchenko. 1 videocassette (59 min.)

MEDIA 2-6155

 

The Life of Emile Zola 1989

William Dieterle, Norman Reilly Raine, Heinz Herald, Geza Herczeg, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, Paul Muni, and Gloria Holden

Explores the career of the novelist who championed the cause of France's oppressed. 1 videocassette (117 min.)

MEDIA 2-2759

 

Luisa Valenzuela desenmascaramientos 1986

Luisa Valenzuela, Frank Janney, and Sharon Magnarelli

Sharon Magnarelli interviews Argentine writer Luisa Valenzuela. 1 videocassette (70 min.)

MEDIA 2-1195

 

Marquez tales beyond solitude 1993

Gabriel García Márquez, Sylvia Stevens, Holly Aylett, and Melvyn Bragg

Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez speaks about his novels, his role in the Latin-American cinema and his recent foray into soap opera. 1 videocassette (59 min.)

DANA 383

 

Maryse Condé speaks from the heart c2003

Maryse Condé, Ann Armstrong Scarboro, Susan Wilcox, and Cinema Guild

Ann Armstrong interviews author Maryse Conde. 1 videocassette (ca. 47 min.)

MEDIA 2-6376

 

Mémoire : des souvenirs = remembering memory 1997

Lara Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Yale, and Joan Woods

Hélène Cixous is one of the world's most intriguing modern theorists, critics, and authors. Inspired by Cixous' autobiographical writings, this intimate program explores her literary universe by tracing her genealogy, beginning with her family's immigration to colonial Algeria and ending with her own immigration to France as a teenager. 1 videocassette (54 min.)

MEDIA 2-5113

 

Modelos para desarmar 1983

Julio Cortázar and Saúl Sosnowski

1 videocassette (56 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-1192 2-3882

 

Naguib Mahfouz the passage of the century c1999

Francka Mouloudi, Najib Mahfuz, Nadine Gordimer, Sept/Arte (Firm), Article Z (Firm), Canal+Horizons, and First Run/Icarus Films

Interview with the Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz, supplemented by interviews with other Arab intellectuals, readings from the author's works, and glimpses of everyday life in Cairo, a city Mahfouz has left only three times in his life and the subject of much of his writing. 1 videocassette (50 min.)

MEDIA 2-7005

 

Octavio Paz 2000

Leticia Schilman, VeroŢnica NajmiŢas, Alvarez & Asociados Comunicaciones, Pramer (Firm), and Films for the Humanities (Firm)

"This program examines the influences of Marxism, Buddhism, and Hinduism, along with Existentialism and Surrealism, throughout Octavio Paz's work. 1 videocassette (29 min.)

MEDIA 2-7044

 

Orhan Pamuk 2007?

David Hardaker, Ian Altschwager, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and Filmakers Library, inc

Orhan Pamuk, Turkey's best-known modern novelist and winner of the Nobel prize in 2006, became a pariah overnight for speaking out about the Turkish role in Armenian genocide. 1 videodisc (20 min.)

MEDIA 10-1773

 

Passion and coolness 1990

John Carlaw

Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of passion and coolness. Barton and the actors demonstrate deliberate and striking inconsistencies in Shakespeare's characters; the characteristic Shakespearean mixture of deep feeling; choric elements; and the balancing of heightened language and naturalistic performance. 1 videocassette (52 min.)

MEDIA 2-1014

 

The Psychomachia by Prudentius the battle of the human soul 199-

Malcolm Cobley, A. G Rigg, and Prudentius

The Psychomachia was written by the 4th century Spanish-Latin writer Prudentius, and is one of the first full personification allegories of Western literature.  It deals with the medieval belief of the personification of man's virtues and sins.  In this film it is retold in pictures from the eleventh century Anglo-Saxon manuscript Cotton Cleopatra C.VIII, now in the British Museum Library. 1 videocassette (22 min.)

MEDIA 2-5722

 

R.K. Narayan India's Chekhov 2000, 1983

Andrew Snell and R. K Narayan

"The stories of R.K. Narayan embody the indescribable charm of learning about a new country by living among the locals.  In this classic interview, Narayan introduces Malgudi, the fictional setting for his novels.  Amid images of Mysore-his beloved hometown and model for Malguide- he shares the details of his life, his approach to writing, and his friendship with Graham Greene."--Container. 1 videocassette (52 min.)

DANA 1407

 

 

Literature Cont'd

Samuel Beckett silence to silence 1986

Sean O'Mordha

A documentary film shot on location in Dublin and France which traces the artistic life of Samuel Beckett through his prose, plays and poetry. 1 vidoecassette (81 min.)

MEDIA 2-301

 

Siglo XIII y XIV de la anonimia a la conciencia de autor = The Middle Ages : from anonymity to authorship c2005

Eliseo Alvarez, Lorena Yenni, Lina Rodríguez Cacho, Tranquilo Producciones, and Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

Leading scholars compare and contrast the writings of the masters of the late Middle Ages, whose works gave rise to some of Spain's most memorable heroes. Includes dramatic reading excerpts from the anonymously written Cantar de mio Cid, Alfonso el Sabio's Cantigas de Santa María and Siete partidas, Gonzalo de Berceo's Milagros de nuestra Seńora, Rabbi Sem Tob's Proverbios morales, and Juan Manuel's El libro de los estados and El Conde Lucanor. 1 videodisc (50 min.)

MEDIA 10-426

 

Simone de Beauvoir 1989

Josée Dayan, Malka Robowska, and Simone de Beauvoir

A unique opportunity to get to know de Beauvoir as she speaks candidly about her relatioship with Sartre, her friendship with Camus, the evolution of her political views, her sympathy with the student revolution of 1968, as well as her views on feminism, abortion, sexual fidelity, aging, and death. 1 videocassette (110 min.)

MEDIA 2-843

 

Le temps retrouvé 2001

Raúl Ruiz, Paulo Branco, Gilles Taurand, Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart, Vincent Perez, John Malkovich, and Marcello Mazzarella

Set in 1922, this film opens with the French author, Marcel Proust, on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novels -- fiction eclipses reality as the author's creations combine with his own experiences. The result is a montage of moving snapshots and feverish dreams that make the film the ultimate in Proustian cinema. 1 videodisc (158 min.)

MEDIA 10-96

 

Un escritor 1984

Juan Carlos Onetti, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Julio Jaimes

Jorge Ruffinelli and Julio Jaimes interview writer Juan Carlos Onetti. Onetti describes the beginnings of his weekly, Marcha, in 1939, and discusses his views on literature, important influences on his works and the origin of the saga of Santa Maria. He also reads from his novels La vida breve, El astillero, El pozo and Juntacadaveres. 1 videocassette (50 min.)

MEDIA 2-1194

 

Una pasión llamada Clara Lair c1996

Ivonne Belén, Nildi Frontera, Iris Martínez, David Ortiz Angleró, and SEDCP, Inc

Documentary on the life and work of the Puerto Rican poet, Mercedes Negrón Muńoz (Clara Lair, 1895-1973). 1 videocassette (53 min.)

MEDIA 2-7630

 

Wole Soyinka 1989?

Wole Soyinka, ICA Video, and Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art

Soyinka discusses art in society and oppression of creative communities. 1 videocassette (ca. 57 min.)

MEDIA 2-7002

 

Yari yari Black women writers & the future 1999

Jayne Cortez

"YARI YARI was the first major international literary conference focusing on women writers of African descent. It featured over 150 established and emerging novelists, poets, scholars, playwrights, journalists ...". 1 videocassette (53 min.)

DANA 1304

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