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Gifford, James. "Critical Materials on Lawrence Durrell: A Bibliographic Checklist" Online. 18 July 2004. http://www.lawrencedurrell.org/bibliog/bibinterviews-c.htm.

James Gifford
gifford@ualberta.ca



Alphabetical by Author-Title | Chronological



Interviews:

Cau, Jean. "Interview." L'Express .7 May (1959): 29-30.

Two Cities. "Lawrence Durrell Answers a Few Questions." Two Cities 1 (1959): 25-28.

Young, Kenneth. "A Dialogue With Durrell." Encounter 13.6 (1959): 61-68.
Notes: This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998.

Durrell, Lawrence. "Lawrence Durrell Vous Parle." Réalités 178 (1960): 105.
Notes: This interview is translated into English and reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 63-69.

Mitchell, Julian, and Gene Andrewski. "The Art of Fiction XXIII: Lawrence Durrell." Paris Review 22.Autumn-Winter (1960): 32-61.
Notes: This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses; 1998.

"Lawrence Durrell : An Exclusive Interview." Réalités 125.April (1961): 63-64, 74.
Notes: A shortened version of the interview from Réalités 178 (1960). The identity of the interviewer is not listed.

"The Kneller Tape (Hamburg)." The World of Lawrence Durrell. Ed Harry T. Moore. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1962. ix-xix.
Notes: This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 70-75.

Wheldon, Huw. "Lawrence Durrell." Monitor: An Anthology. Ed. Huw Wheldon. London: Macdonald & Co. Ltd., 1962. 118-25.
Notes: Interview. Includes four photographs. Reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998.

Mitchell, Julian, and Gene Andrewski. "Lawrence Durrell." Writers at Work, the Paris Review Interviews, Second Series. Ed. Malcolm Cowley. New York: Viking Press, 1963. 257-82.
Notes: Reprint of the interview from The Paris Review 22 (1960), 32-61. This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998.

Bronowski, Jacob. "The Vision of Our Age." Insight. Jacob Bronowski. London: Macdonald, 1964. 98-108.
Notes: Contains an interview with Durrell about his use of relativity as an analogy in The Alexandria Quartet. Includes a photograph.

Goulianos, Joan. "A Conversation With Lawrence Durrell About Art, Analysis, and Politics." Modern Fiction Studies 17.2 (1971): 159-66.
Notes: This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 118-124.

Lyons, Eugene, and Harry T. Antrim. "An Interview With Lawrence Durrell." Shenandoah 22.2 (1971): 42-58.
Notes: This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 105-117.

Alyn, Marc. Le Grand Suppositoire : Entretiens Avec Marc Alyn. Paris: Pierre Belfond, 1972.
Notes: Translated to The Big Supposer. New York: Grove Press, 1974.

Henig, Suzanne. "Marc Alyn, The Great Supposer." Virginia Woolf Quarterly 1.4 (1973): 92.
Notes: Review of Alyn's interview with Durrell, The Big Supposer.

Alyn, Marc. The Big Supposer: An Interview With Marc Alyn. Trans. Francine Barker. New York: Grove Press Inc., 1974.
Notes: Translated from Le Grand Suppositoire : entretiens avec Marc Alyn. Paris: Pierre Belfond, 1972.

Diehl, Digby. "Lawrence Durrell at Caltech: An Interview by Digby Diehl." Under the Sign of Pisces: Anais Nin and Her Circle 6.2 (1975): 13-19.

Henig, Suzanne. "Lawrence Durrell: The Greatest of Them All." Virginia Woolf Quarterly 2.1-2 (1975): 3-12.
Notes: Includes a photograph on page 3.

Lis, Merleen O'Connor. "The Writer's Digest Interview: Lawrence Durrell." Writer's Digest 55 (1975): 18-20.

Whiting, Brooke, Lawrence Durrell, and Henry Miller. "Fragments of Conversation Between Lawrence Durrell, Henry Miller, and Others." Under the Sign of Pisces: Anais Nin and Her Circle 6.2 (1975): 10-13.

McDonald, Robert. "Lawrence Durrell: Classical Puppeteer." Descant (Toronto) 14 (1976): 52-67.
Notes: This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 149-162.

Bannon, Barbara A. "Lawrence Durrell." The Author Speaks. New York: Bowker, 1977. 41-43.
Notes: Reprinted from Publisher's Weekly 193.17 (April 22, 1968), 17-19. This volume has no editor or compiler listed; however, the end-materials contain a basic bibliography of publications by Durrell. See pp. 492-493.

"Lawrence Durrell Answers a Few Questions." Labrys 5 (1979): 41-44.
Notes: Reprinted from Two Cities 1 (1959).

Carley, James P. "An Interview With Lawrence Durrell on the Background to Monsieur and Its Sequels." The Malahat Review 51 (1979): 42-46.
Notes: Reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 182-186.

Menuhin, Diane. "Classic Interview." Labrys 5 (1979): 93-96.

Brigham, James A., and Ian S. MacNiven. "Vladimir Volkoff Discusses Life, Literature, and Lawrence Durrell." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Quarterly 7.4 (1984): 5-15.

Montalbetti, Jean. "Lawrence Durrell, En Dix Mouvements." Magazine Litteraire (Paris) 210.Septembre (1984): 78-85.

Campon, B. "Lawrence Durrell, the Cult to Difference: Interview." Cuadernos Del Norte 6.31 (1985): 77-82.

Beckett, Wendy. "A Visit With Lawrence Durrell." Anais: An International Journal 5 (1987): 67-71.

Begnal, Michael H. ed. "Lawrence Durrell and John Hawkes: Passages From a Dialogue at Pennsylvania State University." Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 33.3 (1987): 411-15.
Notes: This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 234-238.

Brelet, Claudine. "Entretien Avec Lawrence Durrell/Interview With Lawrence Durrell." Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 33.3 (1987): 368-81.

Green, Roger. "Lawrence Durrell: The Spirit of Winged Words." Aegean Review Fall/Winter (1987): 8-25.
Notes: Contains both an article-style commentary and an interview with Durrell.

McCall, Margaret. "The Lonely Roads: Notes for an Unwritten Book." Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 33.3 (1987): 382-95.

Harvey, Andrew, and Mark Matousek. "Lawrence Durrell." Interview .March (1988).

Kersnowski, Frank L. "Lawrence Durrell at Le Dome." Key West Review 1.2 (1988): 33-41.

Pine, Richard. The Dandy and the Herald: Manners, Mind and Morals From Brummell to Durrell. New York: St. Martin's, 1988.

Hughes, Alice, and Marthe Nochy. "The Paintings of Lawrence Durrell: An Interview With Marthe Nochy." Into the Labyrinth: Essays on the Art of Lawrence Durrell. Ed. Frank L. Kersnowski. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1989. 135-39.

Minassian, Daniel H. "Portrait: Lawrence Durrell - A Last Visit With the Author in Provence." Architectural Digest 48.8 (1991): 24, 28-32.

Lillios, Anna. "Interview With Lawrence Durrell: State College, Pennsylvania, April 11, 1986." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal NS 2 (1993): 3-6.

Beckett, Wendy. "'Art Is Beginning to Fail Us': A Last Visit With Lawrence Durrell." Anais: An International Journal 13 (1995): 67-71.
Notes: Interview article.

Gray, Stephen. "Lawrence Durrell: Two Memoirs." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal NS 4 (1995-1996): 15-30.
Notes: Reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 76-88.

Adam, Peter. "Creating a Delicious Amnesia." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 173-81.
Notes: Transcription of Adam's "Spirit of Place: Lawrence Durrell's Egypt," broadcast by the BBC in 1978.

---. "Everything Comes Right." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 163-72.
Notes: Transcription of Adam's "Spirit of Place: Lawrence Durrell's Greece," broadcast by the BBC in 1976.

Alexandre-Garner, Corinne. "Waking Up in Scott Fitzgerald's Bed." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 215-26.

Alyn, Marc. "Listening for the Novel's Fetal Heartbeat." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 132-48.
Notes: Reprint of a portion of Alyn's The Big Supposer. Trans. Francine Barker. Paris: Pierre Belfond, 1972. London: Grove Press Inc., 1974.

Bradeau, Michel, and Earl G. Ingersoll. "With That, I'Ve Said It All." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 187-91.
Notes: Translation of Braudeau's interview with Durrell, published in Egotiste June 1984.

Brelet, Claudine. "A Little Oriented Toward the Romantics." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 125-31.
Notes: Reprint of Brelet's "Entretien avec Lawrence Durrell/Interview with Lawrence Durrell." Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 33.3 (1987), 368-381.

Carley, James P. "An Old Suitcase Full of Themes." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 182-86.
Notes: Reprint of Carley's "An Interview With Lawrence Durrell on the Background to Monsieur and its Sequels." The Malahat Review 51 (1979), 42-46.

Christy, Desmond. "Looking Back Now on the Whole Thing." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 227-29.
Notes: Reprint from Christy's interview in The Guardian 28 May 1985.

Claffey, Charles E. "Retiring From the Ring." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 239-42.
Notes: Reprinted from Claffey's "British Author of the Exotic is Still Dazzling the Critics" in The Boston Globe 25 April 1986.

Collier, Peter. "Bothering the Critics, With Their Passion for Categorizing." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 89-93.
Notes: Reprint of Collier's conversation in New York Times, 14 April 1968.

Durrell, Lawrence. "Persuading the World to Tap the Source of Laughter in Itself." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 70-75.
Notes: Reprint of "The Kneller Tape (Hamburg)" from Harry T. Moore (Ed.) The World of Lawrence Durrell. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.; 1964; p. ix-xix.

Farcet, Gilles, and Earl G. Ingersoll. "Using Diversions to Transmit the Essential." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 245-55.
Notes: Translation of Fracet's Inrerview in Filigrane Fall/Winter 1988.

Franc, Bolivar Le. "Playing Poker Instead of Rummy." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 94-98.
Notes: Reprint of Le Franc's article from Books and Bookmen, April 1968.

Goulianos, Joan. "The Fasting of the Heart." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 118-24.
Notes: Reprint of Goulianos' "A Conversation With Lawrence Durrell About Art, Analysis, and Politics." Modern Fiction Studies. 17.2 (1971): 159-166.

Gray, Stephen. "Investigating a Nightingale." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 76-88.
Notes: Reprint of Gray's "Lawrence Durrell: Two Memoirs." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal. NS 4 (1995): 15-30.

Hawkes, John. "Looking for That Sacred Wiggle." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 234-38.
Notes: Reprint of Hawkes' conversation, Begnal, Michael H. ed. "Lawrence Durrell and John Hawkes: Passages from a Dialogue at Pennsylvania State University." Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 33.3 (1987), 411-415.

Ingersoll, Earl G. Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. ed. and introd. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998.

Lillios, Anna. "Discovering the Algebra of Love." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 243-44.

Lyons, Eugene, and Harry T. Antrim. "The First of the New Romantics." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 105-17.
Notes: Reprint of Lyons, Eugene and Antrim, Harry T. "An Interview With Lawrence Durrell." Shenandoah 22.2 (1971), 42-58.

Markle, Fletcher. "Teaching Your Characters That They'Re More or Less Free." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 99-104.
Notes: Transcription of "Telescope: Lawrence Durrell by Himself," directed by Rene Bonniere and moderated by Markle. Aired 7 November 1968 on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

McDonald, Robert. "Jumping About Like Quanta." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 149-62.
Notes: Reprint of McDonald's "Lawrence Durrell: Classical Puppeteer." Descant (Toronto). 14 (1976), 52-67.

Montalbetti, Jean, and Earl G. Ingersoll. "Using the Yeast of Religion Without Breathing the Word." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 192-200.
Notes: Translation of Jean Motalbetti's "Lawrence Durrell, en dix mouvements." Magazine Litteraire (Paris) 210 (Septembre 1984): 78-85.

Montremy, Jean-Maurice de. "Evoking an Einsteinian Prayer-Wheel." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 213-14.
Notes: Translation of Montremy's interview in La Croix (Paris) 1 December 1984.

Wajsbrot, Cecile, and Earl G. Ingersoll. "In French I Can Write Only Love Letters." Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Ed. Earl G. Ingersoll. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1998. 230-33.
Notes: Translation of Wajsbrot's interview in Nouvelles Litterarires April 1986.

MacNiven, Susan, and Ian MacNiven. "Margaret Durrell Remembers...: A Dialogue on Corfu." Lawrence Durrell and the Greek World. Ed. Anna Lillios. London: Associated University Presses, 2004. 36-45.


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