Interview with Leon V. Driskell, July 27, 1992

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview for the Kentucky Writers Oral History Collection, Leon V. Driskell discusses his early writing career, people who have influenced his writing, and living in a time of racial segregation. He talks deeply about many of his works, including novels, poems, and plays, and delves into the larger meanings behind his work and how those connect to life in general. He also shares his thoughts about spirituality and his current life.

Interview Accession

1992oh339_kw044

Interviewee Name

Leon V. Driskell

Interviewer Name

L. Elisabeth Beattie

Interview Date

1992-07-27

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Driskell, Leon V. Interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. 27 Jul. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Driskell, L.V. (1992, July 27). Interview by L. E. Beattie. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Driskell, Leon V., interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. July 27, 1992, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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