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Subject: English: Literature & Writing

Stanford Authors Series: English

Stanford Authors Series: English

8 of 18 programs from the Stanford Authors Series that offer in-depth interviews with famous authors from Stanford University who discuss important topics and their writings. Produced by the Stanford University Channel. Programs available on 8 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in an 8-Disc Set. (Complete Series available on 18 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 18-Disc Set.) Other focus areas in the series include: Computer Science; Education; History; Law; Psychology; Science - Environment; Social Issues; Women's Studies. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail


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Creative Writing: Celebrating 50 Years

Creative Writing: Celebrating 50 Years

Authors and former Creative Writing Program directors Nancy Packer and John L'Heureux read from their works of fiction and talk about Stanford's renowned writing program, founded by novelist Wallace Stegner. 00/09DE JSCA 60 min. Click for more


Creative Writing:

Creative Writing: "Caballero: A Historical Novel"

Maria Cotera, a former graduate student at Stanford University, reads from and talks about the book, Caballero: A Historical Novel. 00/09DE SCA 30 min. Click for more


Marx Deceased (Fiction)

Marx Deceased (Fiction)

Carl Djerassi, Professor of Chemistry, and known as the "father of the birth control pill," reads from his popular novel, Marx Deceased, and discusses science in fiction. 00/09DE SCA 50 min. Click for more


The Handmaid of Desire (Satire)

The Handmaid of Desire (Satire)

In The Handmaid of Desire, best-selling author John L'Heureux, a professor of English at Stanford University, satirizes academic life and the petty struggles for power and influence that animate every campus. 00/09DE SCA 40 min. Click for more


Jealous Hearted Me (Short Story/Novel)

Jealous Hearted Me (Short Story/Novel)

In Jealous Hearted Me Nancy Packer, Professor Emeritus of English, presents a "broken" novel that follows intriguing characters in a Southern family through a series of short stories. 00/09DE SCA 60 min. Click for more


The Orangery

The Orangery

A reading of poems, all which involve the color of orange, by Professor of English, Gilbert Sorrentino. 00/09DE SCA 30 min. Click for more


An Origin Like Water

An Origin Like Water

Irish poet Eavan Boland, a Lannan Foundation Award in Poetry winner, reads from one of her collected works of poems, An Origin Like Water. Her other books include: In a Time of Violence, Outside History, The Journey and Other Poems, Night Feed, In Her Own Image, Object Lessons: The Life of the Woman and Click for more


This is the Place (A Novel)

This is the Place (A Novel)

A reading by Creative Writing Program fellow, Pete Rock from his popular novel, This Is the Place. 00/09DE SCA 30 min. Click for more





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