Title

"The writer's craft"

Speakers

Jessica Mitford

Date

5-24-1972

Streaming Media

Series

Nina Mae Kellogg lecture

Length

1 hour 1 minute

Notes

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.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

Literature, Writing

Original Format

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

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11380

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