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The twilight and other zones : the dark worlds of Richard Matheson

Author: Stan Wiater; Matthew R Bradley; Paul Stuve
Publisher: New York : Citadel Press/Kensington Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive study of the life and seminal work of author Richard Matheson examines his influence on the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres; offers a look at his award-winning novels, short stories, and screenplays; and includes essays by such notables as Dean Koontz, Brian Lumley, and Harlan Ellison on Matheson's significance in modern literature.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Richard Matheson; Richard Matheson; Richard Matheson; Richard Matheson; Richard Matheson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Wiater; Matthew R Bradley; Paul Stuve
ISBN: 9780806531137 0806531134
OCLC Number: 302292027
Notes: "Originally published in a different form as The Richard Matheson companion by Gauntlet Press in 2007"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 382 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Stanley Wiater and Matthew R. Bradley --
Acknowledgments --
Dark dreamer: Richard Matheson / Stanley Wiater --
Matheson years: a profile in friendship / William F. Nolan --
Birth of a writer / the Matheson/Peden letters --
Selected Matheson/Peden letters --
Richard Matheson has my number / Gahan Wilson --
Tribute / Ruth Ann Matheson --
Horror legend / George Clayton Johnson --
On I am legend / Jack Ketchum --
Tribute to Dad / Bettina Matheson --
Introduction to The shrinking man / Harlan Ellison --
Afterword to The shrinking man / David Morrell --
Tribute to Richard Matheson / Dennis Ethison --
Great, the one and only, Richard Matheson / Joe R. Lansdale --
Shock! of recognition / F. Paul Wilson --
For Dad... / Alison Matheson --
Introduction to Hell House / Dean Koontz --
My soul father / Stephen Simon --
Speech by Richard Matheson, delivered at the World Fantasy Convention III, October 1977 --
My dad and the Dodges / Chris Matheson --
Journal of the Matheson years / Gary Goldstein --
House of Matheson / Barry Hoffman --
Editing Matheson / Greg Cox --
Richard Matheson: a living legend / Brian Lumley --
Some notes on working with Richard Matheson / Harry O. Morris --
Speech / Richard Christian Matheson --
Richard Matheson - a subjective assessment / Ed Gorman --
Incredible scripting man: Rixchard Matheson reflects on his screen career / Matthew R. Bradley --
Bibliographies, filmographies and more / Paul Stuve and Matthew R. Bradley.
Other Titles: Richard Matheson companion.
Responsibility: edited by Stanley Wiater, Matthew R. Bradley and Paul Stuve.

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A comprehensive study of the life and seminal work of author Richard Matheson examines his influence on the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres; offers a look at his award-winning novels, short stories, and screenplays; and includes essays by such notables as Dean Koontz, Brian Lumley, and Harlan Ellison on Matheson's significance in modern literature.

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