"The writer's craft"


Jessica Mitford



Streaming Media


Nina Mae Kellogg lecture


1 hour 1 minute


Mitford, an English author, activist, and journalist, was well-known for her memoirs (Hons and Rebels, 1960) as well as for her investigative work (The American Way of Death, 1963, and Kind and Unusual Punishment: The Prison Business, 1973) . Introduction to the lecture provided by Marjorie Nelson. In these remarks, the author describes how she chose writing as a career, how she chooses subjects to write about and does research, and how she deals with writing problems.

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Literature, Writing

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Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/4 track, stereo


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