Event Title

Panel: Oral Traditions

Presenter Information

Harry Crews
James Crumley
James Dickey

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

20-3-1980 12:00 PM

End Date

20-3-1980 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1980 as part of the 11th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Storytellers” features Harry Crews, James Crumley, and James Dickey forming the panel “Oral Traditions.” The panelists discuss effective storytelling, the importance of oral storytelling, the experiences that fueled their storytelling, fact and fiction in stories, modes of writing narrative, and respond to audience questions regarding the advantages and disadvantages of prose, poetry, and film for storytelling, adaptability of fiction to film, the reception of their work among women readers, literary influence, and the prominence of ghost stories in Southern oral tradition. James Dickey concludes by orating a story.

Moderated by Michael Anderegg.

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Mar 20th, 12:00 PM Mar 20th, 1:00 PM

Panel: Oral Traditions

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1980 as part of the 11th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Storytellers” features Harry Crews, James Crumley, and James Dickey forming the panel “Oral Traditions.” The panelists discuss effective storytelling, the importance of oral storytelling, the experiences that fueled their storytelling, fact and fiction in stories, modes of writing narrative, and respond to audience questions regarding the advantages and disadvantages of prose, poetry, and film for storytelling, adaptability of fiction to film, the reception of their work among women readers, literary influence, and the prominence of ghost stories in Southern oral tradition. James Dickey concludes by orating a story.

Moderated by Michael Anderegg.