Stephen King's contemporary classics [electronic resource] : reflections on the modern master of horror / edited by Philip L. Simpson and Patrick McAleer
- Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 
- Physical Description:
- xxi, 219 pages ; 24 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Simpson, Philip L., 1964- and McAleer, Patrick, 1980-
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- Introduction -- Part. I. Contemporary classics. "Ordinary miracles": Stephen King's writing (and painting) a "Way back to life" in Duma Key / Hayley Mitchell Haugen -- A tale of ambiguous morality: Narrative technique in Under the dome / Jennifer L. Miller -- "There's no place like dome": an assessment of the adaptation of Stephen King's Under the dome into a primetime drama / Tamara Watkins -- Reading Joyland and Dr. Sleep as complementary stories / Clotilde Landais -- Part II. Modern horrors. Failure is indeed an option: pride, prophecy, and Roland Deschain's Perpetual quest for the dark tower / Patrick McAleer -- Trisha McFarland and the tough tootsie: coping with fear in The girl who loved Tom Gordon / Matthew M. Holman -- "Morality": Stephen King's most disturbing story? / Philip L. Simpson -- In search for the lost object in a bad place: Stephen King's contemporary Gothic / Alexandra Reuber -- A different breed: Stephen King's serial killers / Rebecca Frost -- Stephen King and writing. How to draw a king: Duma Key, Blues, literary modernism, and the artist / Michael Perry -- It lurks beneath the fold: Stephen King, adaptation, and the pop-up text of The girl who loved Tom Gordon / Carl H. Sederholm -- Bachman's "found" novels: The regulators, Blaze, and author identity / Kimberly Beal -- King's toolbox for writing and for life? / Mika Elovaara -- The blue diamond / Steph Post.
- 9781442244900 (hardback : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-208) and index.
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