|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|BB0732.10||Edgar Allen Poe / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Poe as an outsider to the mainstream of American letters.
|KPFA, 1 Dec. 1958.|
|BB0732.07||Washington Irving / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On his contribution to American literature.
|KPFA, 10 Nov. 1958.|
|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.|
|BB0732.11||Ralph Waldo Emerson / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Emerson's important contribution to the development of an American identity.
|KPFA, 12 Jan. 1959.|
|BB1103||An Interview with Rumer Godden / interviewed by Bill Butler.||
Author discusses her work and opinions.|AN INTERVIEW WITH RUMER GODDEN / interviewed by Bill...
|KPFA, 13 Dec. 1958.|
|BB0958||Dylan Thomas reads.||
Writer reads from his own works.
|KPFA, 15 May 1952.|
|BB0732.25||Theodore Dreiser / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the social aspects of Dreiser's novels.
|KPFA, 16 Nov. 1959.|
|BB0732.24||Henry James / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the pro-American aspects of James' writings.
|KPFA, 19 Oct. 1959.|
|BB0732.22||Howells and realism / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the rise of American realism, particulary in the works of William Dean Howells, Ed Howe, and...
|KPFA, 2 Oct. 1959.|
|BB0732.23||Mark Twain / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the author who characterized frontier humor.
|KPFA, 2 Oct. 1959.|
|BB1016.01-.20||Letter from Aix / Kenneth Rexroth.||
Series of talks.,
reel 1 missing.
|KPFA, 20 Nov. 1958-26 Mar. 1959.|
|BB0781||James Joyce / Brendan Behan.||
Talk on the life and work of the American author.
|KPFA, 22 Apr. 1962.|
|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.|
|BB0732.14||Nathanial Hawthorne / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the moral basis of his transendentalist writings.
|KPFA, 23 Feb. 1959.|
|BB0743||J.T. Farrell. interviewed by Bill Butler.||
Discussion of his life and writing.
|KPFA, 23 May 1959.|
|BC2502||Mumbo Jumbo / Ishmael Reed.||
Author reads from his novel.
|KPFA, 25 July 1973.|
|BB0834||Criticism of F.R. Leavis / Rene Wellek.||
Talk on Leavis' writings.
|KPFA, 29 Aug. 1963.|
|BB0732.12||Henry David Thoreau / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On Thoreau's philosophy and lifestyle.
|KPFA, 30 Jan. 1959.|
|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.|
|BB4449.05||William Dean Howells and the novel of manners / Alfred Kazin.||
Talk on Howells' focus on customs and manners.
|KPFA, 5 June 1963.|
|BB0732.28||F. Scott Fitzgerald / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the underpinnings of Fitzgerald's writings.
|KPFA, 8 Feb. 1960.|
|BB0732.13||Walt Whitman / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On his romantic writing and its impact on American letters.
|KPFA, 9 Feb. 1959.|
|BB0732.15||Herman Melville / produced by Byron Bryant.||
On the positive and negative aspects of Melville's writings.
|KPFA, 9 Mar. 1959.|
|BB0922.02||Robert Frost as an American writer / Reuben Brower.||
Talk on Frost's transcendence of typical New England writing.
|KPFA, 9 Nov. 1966.|
|BB0922.03||William Faulkner as an American writer / Kenneth Brooks.||
Talk on Faulkner's folk-based writings about the deep South.
|KPFA, 9 Nov. 1966.|
|AZ0337||Lay my body on the line / by Floyd Salas ; produced by Michael Butler.||
Salas reads from his novel about a boy growing up in modern Oakland.
|KPFA, Aug. 19, 1979.|
|AZ0307||Algonquin Woods / by Bob Callahan.||
Author reads from his book.
|KPFA, July 1, 1979.|
|AZ0595||Sports in America / by James Michener ; interviewed by Ted Vincent.||
On Michener's book.
|KPFA, July 16, 1977.|
|AZ0507||Studs Terkel at Cody's Books in Berkeley.||
A talk on power and powerlessness, his literary career, and interviewing styles. Question and...
|KPFA, Oct. 13, 1980.|
|BC0437.01||Ralph Waldo Emerson / Dr. Eugene Blustein. (Episode 1 of 5)||
Talk on the prophetic aspects of Emerson's poetry. Includes readings from Emerson's...
|KPFK, 1 Nov. 1971.|
|BC2896||Remember the dreamers / Ray Bradbury.||
Author of The Martian Chronicles speaks about the responsibility of man in his exploration of...
|KPFK, 12 Nov. 1975.|
|BC0437.03||Ezra Pound / Everett Frost and Georg Gugelberger. (Episode 3 of 5)||
Discussion of Pound's philosophy of internationalism. Includesrecordings of Pound reading...
|KPFK, 15 Nov. 1971.|
|BC1999||Ray Bradbury / interviewed by Barbara Cady.||
Science fiction author discusses family life, urban planning, love and death.|RAY BRADBURY /...
|KPFK, 16 Sept. 1974.|
|BB4621||Jehovah's child : the case of Deena Metzger||
Excerpts from a press conference that was held on Wednesday, September 17, 1969 concerning the...
|American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Education||KPFK, 19 Sept. 1969.|
|BC0437.04||Paterson V : by William Carlos Williams / produced by Cynthia Sears. (Episode 4 of 5)||
Dramatic reading and analysis of the conclusion of Williams' epic poem.
|KPFK, 22 Nov. 1971.|
|BC0558.04||For all your ills I give you laughter / produced by Cynthia Sears.||
Lawrence Durrell, Lawrence Clark Powell, and RobertSnyder read selections from Miller's...
|KPFK, 26 Jan. 1972.|
|BB4924||The Hero of the code / read by David Ossman.||
Reading of a Los Angeles Times obituary for Ernest Hemingway.
|KPFK, 28 Aug. 1962.|
|BC2095||A Tribute to Nathanael West / produced by Paul Vangelisti.||
Diane Wakoski, Joel Kurtzman, Paul Vangelisti, Jim Brodey and David Walley read selections from...
|KPFK, 28 Nov. 1974.|
|BC0437.05||Prosody and poetic consciousness / Allen Ginsberg. (Episode 5 of 5)||
Talkon the development of American prophetic writing in the works of Whitman, Pound, and...
|KPFK, 29 Nov. 1971.|
|BB4956||Master of fantasy and fable / Robert Nathan ; interviewed by Francis Roberts.||
Author discusses his life and work.
|KPFK, 29 Oct. 1964.|
|BC1105||Henry Miller : finding his voice in Paris.||
Reading from Tropic of Cancer, and an actuality of an award ceremony in Paris making Miller a...
|KPFK, 3 Jan. 1972.|
|BC0559.01-.05||Millerabilia / written and read by Henry Miller.||
Author reads selections from his own works.,
pt.1. To Paint is to Love Again, Uterine Hunger, Reunion in Brooklyn, and Stand Still Like a...
|KPFK, 4-25 Jan. 1972.|
|BB0878||World of Ray Bradbury / interviewed by Francis Roberts.||
Discussion of his work and views of the world.|WORLD OF RAY BRADBURY / interviewed by Francis...
|KPFK, 7 Dec. 1964.|
|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.|
|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.|
|BC1568||Kurt Vonnegut at N.Y.U..||
On Fantasy Day program a recording of Kurt Vonnegut is played. The author discusses his work...
|BC1918||Memory Book / by Jerry Lucas ; interviewed by Charlie Park.||
Author discusses his book and answers phone-in questions from listeners.
|KPFT, 3 June 1974.|
|BB3377||Henry James and the Jacobites / Maxwell Geismar ; interviewed by Richard Elman.||
Critical examination of James' impact on literature.
|WBAI, 12 Dec. 1963.|
|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.|
|BC2720.01-.04||Donald Barthlme / interviewed by Judith Sherman.||
Author reads and discusses selections from several of his novels and short stories.,
r.1-2. The Dead father, I bought a little city, The Great hug, The Agreement, Nothing: a...
|BC2075||An Interview with Ring Lardner, Jr. : the blacklisted years.||
Lardner discusses his years as one of the Hollywood ten and his investigation by the House...
|BC2662||Steps / written and read by Jerzy Kosinski.||
Kosinski reads and discusses passages from his second novel.
|BB3363||A Conversation with Nelson Algren / interviewed by Richard Elman and Gene McGarr.||
Author discusses his life and work.|A CONVERSATION WITH NELSON ALGREN / interviewed by Richard...
|WBAI, 25 May 1963.|
|BC2347||An Edward Dahlberg miscellany / interviewed by Charles Ruas.||
Author of Because I Was Flesh discusses his work and career.
|WBAI, 30 June 1975.|
|BB3799.01-.02||Ezra Pound : readings and recollections.||
Author discusses his life and work; includes readings.,
r.1. Youth and associations / his early life in Paris and London, and his association with Yeats...
|WBAI, 5 June 1963.|
|BC3106||Selections from Chimera / written and read by John Barth.||
American author reads selections from his nove.
|WBAI, 6 Apr. 1976.|
|BB3971||An Interview with Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. / interviewed by Bill Henderson.||
Author discusses his views about time, good and evil, the end of the world, and reads selections...
|WBAI, 8 Nov. 1970.|
Discussion about the author and his work.
|WBAI, 9 Dec. 1964.|
|IZ0025||Pon-ton / Steve Katz and Tom Ahern ; produced by Mike Sappol.||
Readings with recorded music by Sam the man Taylor, the Drifters, B. Bumble and the Stingers,...
|WBAI, July 6, 1976.|