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Considering Aaron Sorkin : essays on the politics, poetics, and sleight of hand in the films and television series

Author: Thomas Richard Fahy
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This collection of essays on the work of Aaron Sorkin affords greater insight into the complexities of his writing, drawing connections between the film and television output of today's most prominent and influential screenwriter"--Provided by publisher.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Considering Aaron Sorkin.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2005
Named Person: Aaron Sorkin; Aaron Sorkin; Aaron Sorkin; Aaron Sorkin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Richard Fahy
ISBN: 0786421207 9780786421206
OCLC Number: 57393667
Notes: "Sorkin's works for film and television": pages 211-218.
Description: vi, 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: An interview with Aaron Sorkin / Thomas Fahy --
Mannerist noir / Robert F. Gross --
In plain view and the dark unknown / Susann Cokal --
Athletes, grammar geeks, and porn stars / Thomas Fahy --
A phantom fly and frightening fish / Douglas Keesey --
His girl Friday (and every day) / Kirstin Ringelberg --
Depictions of the U.S. military / Fiona Mills --
Giving propaganda a good name / Ann C. Hall --
Handling the truth / Spencer Downing --
Virtue from vice / Nathan A. Paxton --
Women of the West Wing / Laura K. Garrett --
The Republic of Sorkin / John Nein.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Fahy.
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Scholars from various fields examine the thematic content and rhetorical strategy of Aaron Sorkin's writing. Eleven essayists explore the subtle, pervasive and often contradictory messages woven  Read more...


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