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Stephen King's contemporary classics : reflections on the modern master of horror

Author: Philip L Simpson; Patrick McAleer
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
Series: Contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks at the more recent works of fiction by Stephen King as well as an examination of his nonfiction book, On Writing, published in 2000. Works discussed in this volume include Duma Key, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Under the Dome, Joyland, and Dr. Sleep.
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Stephen King's contemporary classics.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015
(DLC) 2014031930
(OCoLC)890625376
Named Person: Stephen King; Stephen King
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip L Simpson; Patrick McAleer
ISBN: 9781442244917 1442244917
OCLC Number: 899272805
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Contemporary Classics; 1 "Ordinary Miracles"; 2 A Tale of Ambiguous Morality; 3 "There's No Place Like Dome"; 4 Reading Joyland and Doctor Sleep as Complementary Stories; Part II: Modern Horrors; 5 Failure Is Indeed an Option; 6 Trisha McFarland and the Tough Tootsie; 7 "Morality"; 8 In Search of the Lost Object in a Bad Place; 9 A Different Breed; Part III: Stephen King and Writing; 10 How to Draw a King; 11 It Lurks Beneath the Fold; 12 Bachman's "Found" Novels; 13 King's Toolbox; 14 "The Blue Diamond"; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Contemporary American literature.
Responsibility: edited by Philip L. Simpson and Patrick McAleer.

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This book looks at the more recent works of fiction by Stephen King as well as an examination of his nonfiction book, On Writing, published in 2000. Works discussed in this volume include Duma Key,  Read more...

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Rowman & Littlefield has . . . released an extraordinary hardcover tome that delves deeply into several of King's lesser known works particularly from 2009 - 2013. It's called...deep breath...Stephen Read more...

 
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