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A critical companion to Tim Burton

Author: Adam Barkman; Antonio Sanna
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Critical Companion to Tim Burton is a comprehensive examination of Tim Burton's entire artistic career and film oeuvre. Each chapter in this book is scholarly yet accessible and the perspectives come from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical companion to Tim Burton.
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
(DLC) 2017043163
(OCoLC)1003489543
Named Person: Tim Burton; Tim Burton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Barkman; Antonio Sanna
ISBN: 9781498552721 1498552722
OCLC Number: 1003193029
Description: xxvii, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Burton's Bowl: Constructions of Space in the Films of Tim Burton / Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock --
The Abject, Carnivalesque, and Uncanny / Fran Pheasant-Kelly --
The Dark and the Darker: The Meaning and Significance of Dark and Light Colors in Tim Burton Films / Orsolya Karácsony --
Traces of Surrealism in the Work of Tim Burton / Sabine Planka --
Tim Burton's Artists of Death / Elsa Colombani --
The Interconnectivity of Elfman's Film Scoring and Burton's Narrative / Andrew S. Powell --
Nightmares and the Struggle for Existence in Alice in Wonderland and Planet of the Apes / Antonio Sanna --
Reading Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas with Paul Tillich / Christopher M. Cuthill --
Deconstructing (and Reconstructing) the Fairy Tale in Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas and Corpse Bride / Alissa Burger --
Mars Attacks! as Fractured Fairy Tale under Tolkien's Principles of Recovery, Escape, and Consolation / Nicole Pramik --
The Heroic Journey of Ed Wood / Carl Sobocinski --
The Paranormal Hero as a Boundary-Crosser / Maria Dicieanu --
Miss Peregrine's: New Home for a Peculiar Problem / Trip McCrossin --
A Colonial Tapestry: Race and Ideology in Pee-wee's Big Adventure / Florent Christol --
Willy Wonka as a Contemporary Dandy / Radosław Osiński --
Batman, Burton, and the Puzzle of Identity / Kyle Alkema and Adam Barkman --
Fools on the Hill: Tim Burton's Nietzschean Outcasts and Heidegger's das Man / Siobhan Lyons --
"My Whole Life Is a Dark Room": Nostalgia and Domesticity in Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands / Renee Middlemost --
Tim Burton and the Determinist Impulse / Brent Peters and Adam Barkman --
Doll Doubles: Female Identity in Tim Burton's Stop-Motion Films / Donna Mitchell.
Responsibility: edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna.

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