V.S. Naipaul /

The award-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul explores the relationship between a writer and his work, offering insights into his life, his career and his subtly incisive novel/memoir The enigma of arrival. In particular, he contrasts the inspiration of living in the English countryside with the Caribbean...

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Corporate Authors: London Weekend Television (Firm)
RM Arts (Firm)

Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Other Authors: Naipaul, V. S. 1932-
Seth, Roshan.

Bragg, Melvyn, 1939-

Chadwick, Hilary.
Format: Movie VHS
Language:English
Published:Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2000.
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Summary:The award-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul explores the relationship between a writer and his work, offering insights into his life, his career and his subtly incisive novel/memoir The enigma of arrival. In particular, he contrasts the inspiration of living in the English countryside with the Caribbean, Indian, and African influences that dominate his earlier writings. Excerpts from Miguel Street, A house for Mr. Biswas, and other books -- read by actor Roshan Seth and by Naipaul himself -- round out this engaging interview.
General Notes:Originally produced for London Weekend Television in 1988.
Physical Description:1 videocassette (53 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Credits:Edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg ; reader, Roshan Seth.
System Details:VHS.
Production Credits:Edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg ; reader, Roshan Seth.