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    • E. M. Broner: 07-13-1981 

      Broner, Esther M.; Rubin, Stan Sanvel; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1981-07-13)
      E. M. Broner was a Jewish-American feminist writer, best known for her books Weave of Women, Her Mothers, Journal-Nocturnal and Seven Stories, and Summer is a Foreign Land. She begins the interview by reading a passage ...
    • Grace Paley: 02-18-1982 

      Paley, Grace; Marchant, Peter L.; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1982-02-18)
      In an interview recorded February 18, 1982, Grace Paley reads her short story "Wants" and discusses her beginnings as a writer, her switch from poetry to the short story, writing while raising children, her political ...
    • Joyce Carol Oates: 10-30-1980 

      Oates, Joyce Carol; Gerber, Philip L.; Robertson, Mary Elsie; Parshall, Rodney (1980-10-30)
      In an interview conducted the week before Ronald Reagan was elected president, Joyce Carol Oates discusses her novels Wonderland, Bellefleur, and Angel of Light; the process of writing a short story or novel; and political ...
    • June Jordan: 09-24-1981 

      Jordan, June; Marchant, Peter; Livingston, Adriane M.; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1981-09-24)
      June Jordan was a poet and former professor of English at Stony Brook University. She begins the interview by reading her poem,“A Poem about Intelligence for My Brothers and Sisters.” She continues the interview by discussing ...
    • Robin Morgan: 10-03-1980 

      Morgan, Robin; Parshall, Rodney L.; Higashi, Sumiko; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1980-10-03)
      In an interview recorded October 4, 1980, Robin Morgan describes how revolutionary/radical feminism can transform the world. Morgan’s book Sisterhood is Powerful is referenced throughout the interview.
    • Tillie Olsen: 11-03-1977 

      Olsen, Tillie; Marchant, Peter L.; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1977-11-03)
      Olsen soliloquizes about her mother, and about the power of faith in humanity that Olsen inherited from her mother. Olsen feels an affinity with Van Gogh in her effort to bear witness through art to the dignity of struggling ...
    • Wayne Dodd: 07-02-1982 

      Dodd, Wayne; Kitchen, Judith; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1982-07-02)
      Wayne Dodd was editor of The Ohio Review for 30 years. He begins this interview by discussing the connection of being a poet and an editor, and then reads his poem “Night Poem” and discusses the imagery. He continues by ...