The William Van O'Connor Library

Lannan Video Catalogue

An asterisk (*) following the name of the author indicates that the artist is also featured in the video Where Poems Come From, filed under the letter "W."


Nelson, Richard (1998)

        * Author:                                   Richard Nelson

        * Interviewer:                          Gary Nabhan 

        * Director:                                 Dan Griggs/Media Revolution

        * Running time:                         60 minutes

From the video jacket:

"Richard Nelson, a writer, anthropologist, and environmental activist, was born in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1941. Mr. Nelson has spent 25 years studying the relationship between native people in Alaska and their environments. Mr. Nelson, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, read from The Island Within and Heart and Blood: Living with Deer in America on April 14, 1998.

"Gary Nabhan [is] an ethnobotanist and natural history writer whose books include Cultures of Habitat, The Forgotten Pollinators, and Gathering the Desert."


Ní Chuilleanáin, Eiléan (1997)

        * Authors:                                 Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

        * Interviewer:                          Dillon Johnston 

        * Director:                                 Dan Griggs/Media Revolution

        * Running time:                         90 minutes

From the video jacket:

"Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin was born in 1942 in County Cork, Ireland. She is the author of five volumes of poetry, including The Brazen Serpent and Acts and Monuments. Ms. Ní Chuilleanáin read from The Second Voyage, The Brazen Serpent, The Magdalene Sermon, and new poems.

"Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, born in 1952, grew up in the Irish[-]speaking areas of West Kerry and Tipperary. She has written two books in Irish, An Dealg Droighin and Féar Suaithinseach, both of which won the Séan O Riordáin Award and the Arts Council Prize for Poetry. Ms. Ní Dhomhnaill read from Pharoah's Daughter, The Astrakhan Cloak, and new poems. They read on April 29, 1997.

"Dillon Johnston, a founder and director of Wake Forest University Press, is the author of Irish Poetry After Joyce."


Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala (1997) (see previous entry)


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