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by Raymond Carver

Cathedral Resources

Movie or TV Productions


Apparently, there is a ten minute short film based on the "Cathedral," made in the Czech Republic.

Short Cuts

This film by Robert Altman is not exactly a film version of "Cathedral," but rather a film based on various Carver stories. If you liked "Cathedral," you might like this movie, too.


"Raymond Carver: A Small Still Voice"

An essay on Carver by Bright Lights, Big City author Jay McInerney, a former student of Carver's.

"Prose as Architecture"

Two great interviews with Raymond Carver.

"Too Close for Comfort"

An essay discussing the similarities between "Cathedral" and the D.H. Lawrence story "The Blind Man."

An Interview with Raymond Carver

Read this interview from 1978 to get a sense of Carver's poetry and prose.


Two Audio Interviews with Carver
You'll need RealPlayer to listen. The page provides a link for a free download.


A Photo of Carver

He's got that dapper yet penetrating look down.

Raymond and Girlfriend Tess Gallagher

This is from 1988, the year of his death.


A Detailed Chronology

Just in case you were looking for a good timeline of Carver's life.

Carver's NY Times Topics Page

This links to lots of reliable sources for your Carver essays, including information about his life.

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