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American Literature

American Writers on Writing

Updike, Roth, Barth, Irving: their names reverberate in the halls of modern American literature. In this NewsHour program, these four literary icons—along with the highly regarded writers Frank McCourt and Susan Sontag—offer insights into their books and the heady, and sometimes frustrating, process of writing them.

Streaming Videos

Streaming videos are viewable online. Search for more using the Films on Demand Database or AVON: Academic Video Online.


DVDs must be viewed in the library. Search for more using the SC4 Library Catalog.