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Helene Cixous and Frank Kermode

Synopsis
Two 40-minute interviews by philosopher Johnathan Ree looking at the interviewees’ work in relationship to human rights issues. Helene Cixous, a feminist literary theorist, is concerned with how poetic writing can articulate experiences that ordinary language neglects. Literary critic and theorist Frank Kermode talks about English and continental literary theory.
Series
Talking Liberties, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 80 min.
Year of production
1992
Availability
Out of Distribution
Notes
Broadcast on C4 on 7 and 13 July 1992.
Subjects
English language and literature; Philosophy
Keywords
literary criticism

Credits

Director
Alex Marengo
Producer
Patricia Llewellyn
Cast
Frank Kermode 
Helene Cixous 
Jonathan Ree 

Production Company

Name

Wall to Wall Television

Phone
020 7485 7424
Fax
020 7267 5292
Address
8-9 Spring Place
Kentish Town
London NW5 3ER

Sponsor

Name

Channel Four Television

Phone
071-396 4444
Address
LONDON
SW1P 2TX

Distributor

Name

Praxis Films Ltd

Phone
01472 398547
Fax
01472 398683
Address
PO Box 290
Market Rasen, Lincolnshire
LN3 6BB
Notes
Contact: John Goddard (7/99), e-mail jrgoddard@compuserve.com

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