Synopsis by Leslie Birdwell
Originally broadcast on PBS, this Voices and Visions episode concentrates on William Styron and his works. He is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice. Nat Turner generated controversy for Styron's fictional portrayal of the interior life of the leader of a slave rebellion, and Sophie's Choice made it to the popular cinema. Styron has also unflinchingly documented his struggles with depression. Watch this video to find what he thinks, and what others think of him.
creativity, interview, poetry