Event Title

Panel: Literature as a Lamp

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

22-3-1978 12:00 PM

End Date

22-3-1978 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 22, 1978 as part of the 9th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Mirror and the Lamp” features Amiri Baraka, John Ashbery, and William S. Burroughs forming the panel “Literature as a Lamp,” joined by Burroughs's assistant, James Grauerholz. The panelists discuss their ideas of literature as force for social illumination, the effect of writers and literature on a political level, and the effect of revolution on art.

Moderator: Bob Strauss.

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Panel: Literature as a Lamp

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 22, 1978 as part of the 9th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Mirror and the Lamp” features Amiri Baraka, John Ashbery, and William S. Burroughs forming the panel “Literature as a Lamp,” joined by Burroughs's assistant, James Grauerholz. The panelists discuss their ideas of literature as force for social illumination, the effect of writers and literature on a political level, and the effect of revolution on art.

Moderator: Bob Strauss.