Frank O'Conner: short story writer and critic

United States, 1990

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Episode number 5 of Series “Writers of today”.
Re-release of an interview recorded in America in the 50’s with Frank (Flannery) O’Connor who is interviewed by Walter Kerr, drama critic with the New York Herald Tribune. O’Connor discusses the difference between the short story and the novel and declares his dislike for the “mood” short story. He sees a need for a strong narrative impulse in the short story and ends the interview by reciting an extract from his own highly amusing short story, “First Confession”.

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production company

Dynamic Films

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Writers of today

Group of items

Writers of today

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302826

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Interviews

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Literature → Authors, Irish

Literature → Irish literature

Literature → Literature

Literature → O'Connor, Flannery, 1925-1964

People → Interviews

People → O'Connor, Flannery, 1925-1964

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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Sound

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Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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