Event Title

Panel

Location

Gamble 5

Start Date

25-4-1970 3:00 PM

End Date

25-4-1970 4:00 PM

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In this recording from the 1st Annual UND Writers Conference, "Southern Writers Conference on the Arts" from April 25, 1970, John Carr, George Garrett, Peter Taylor, and James Whitehead discuss the Southern novel and novels generally. An active topic is the emerging "literary journalism" exemplified by Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, and Tom Wolfe and its background in practical focus in American novels since Melville and Hemingway. Also discussed are the process of character creation and the conscious or unconscious aspects of author's themes. Following an exchange of perspectives on movie imagery in contemporary culture, the panel concludes with its impressions of North Dakota as compared with the South.

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Panel

Gamble 5

In this recording from the 1st Annual UND Writers Conference, "Southern Writers Conference on the Arts" from April 25, 1970, John Carr, George Garrett, Peter Taylor, and James Whitehead discuss the Southern novel and novels generally. An active topic is the emerging "literary journalism" exemplified by Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, and Tom Wolfe and its background in practical focus in American novels since Melville and Hemingway. Also discussed are the process of character creation and the conscious or unconscious aspects of author's themes. Following an exchange of perspectives on movie imagery in contemporary culture, the panel concludes with its impressions of North Dakota as compared with the South.