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Subject: English: Literature & Writing

English Studies Series

This series of documentaries offers personal and reflective perspectives on important figures in literature, focusing on their writing as well as their personal lives. Programs available on 7 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 7-Disc Set. 1 program available in Spanish. Click for more

Isobelle Carmody

Carmody, Isobelle

"Recommended. This is a candid interview of Isobelle Carmody. The writer talks about her childhood experiences, from which she draws her ideas for writing her books, and her beliefs and attitudes regarding death, truth, bleakness, and fantasy. The filming of the interview is very innovative, in that the writer discusses her life in front of various locations that were important to her writings and her attitudes towards life, including her childhood home, the next door neighbor's house, some trips she took as a teenager and young adult, and experiences in school." -EMRO Review
Isobelle Carmody is a leading writer of fiction for teenagers whose works include Dreamwalker, The Gathering, Green Monkey Dreaming, Scatterlings, and The Obernewtyn Chronicles. This innovative program uses imaginative camera and editing techniques as the author reads from her novels and talks about her early life and influences, her approach to death, bleakness, truth and fantasy, her attitude towards publishing and publishers, and working with collaborators, and her writing process. Produced by VEA Productions, Inc. 07/10DE IJSCA 30 min.





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