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Stephen King

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House, 1998. ©1998
Series: Modern critical views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of critical essays discussing the work of the prolific horror writer Stephen King.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0791047806 9780791047804
OCLC Number: 38067682
Description: viii, 242 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom --
Cinderella's revenge : twists on fairy tale and mythic themes in the work of Stephen King / Chelsea Quinn Yarbro --
King and the literary tradition of horror and the supernatural / Ben P. Indick --
Surviving the ride / Clive Barker --
Reading between the lines : Stephen King and allegory / Bernard J. Gallagher --
Technohorror : the dystopian vision of Stephen King / James Egan --
Inherited haunts : Stephen King's terrible children / Anthony Magistrale --
The shape evil takes : Hawthorne's woods revisited / Anthony Magistrale --
Stephen King : powers of horror / Clare Hanson --
Stephen King and the tradition of American naturalism in The shining / Jeanne Campbell Reesman --
Stephen King's dark and terrible mother, Annie Wilkes / Katherine K. Gottschalk --
Childhood and rites of passage / Jonathan P. Davis --
Dialects of power : the two-faced narrative / Karen A. Hohne --
Stephen King viewing the body / Linda Badley --
Needful things / Sharon A. Russell --
The art of balance : Stephen King's canon / Edwin F. Casebeer.
Series Title: Modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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