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Panel: History and Genre
|Conference||1998: the use of [HISTORY]|
|Date||Mar 27th, 1998|
|Permissions||Permissions pending: August Wilson has either not yet been contacted about streaming permissions for this video, or has yet to respond.|
|Digitization Status||digitization planned|
|Run Time||120 min|
This audiovisual recording from March 27, 1998 as part of the 29th annual UND Writers Conference: “the use of [HISTORY]” features August Wilson, John Hanson, Susan Yuzna, and Toi Derricotte forming the panel “History and Genre.” The panelists discuss their approaches to genre, writing from experience, their notions of history, the potentials of poetry, playwriting, fiction, nonfiction, and film, what motivates them to write in these forms, creative expression as an interpretation of humanity and history, writing for audience, how background influences point-of-view, the influence of spirituality, the self and existentialism, the politics of their work, trends of reading in the United States, work habits, the state of publishing, and activist literature.
Moderator: Michael Anderegg.