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The films of Stephen King : from Carrie to Secret window /

Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
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Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • The Queen Bee, the Prom Queen, and the Girl Next Door: Teen Hierarchical Structures in Carrie /
  • Alison M. Kelly
  • 2.
  • Apt Pupil: The Making of a "Bogey boy" /
  • Dennis F. Mahoney
  • 3.
  • Maybe It Shouldn't Be a Party: Kids, Keds, and Death in Stephen King's Stand By Me and Pet Sematary /
  • Jeffrey A. Weinstock
  • 4.
  • The Lonesome Autoerotic Death of Arnie Cunningham in John Carpenter's Christine /
  • Philip Simpson
  • 5.
  • Tonka Terrors: The Humor and Horror of "Trucks" and Maximum Overdrive /
  • Michael A. Arnzen
  • 6.
  • The Long Dream of Hopeless Sorrow: The Failure of the Communist Myth in Kubrick's The Shining /
  • Michael J. Blouin
  • 7.
  • The Prisoner, the Pen, and the Number One Fan: Misery as a Prison Film /
  • Mary Findley
  • 8.
  • Redemption through the Feminine in The Shawshank Redemption; Or, Why Rita Hayworth's Name Belongs in the Title /
  • Tony Magistrale
  • 9.
  • Christian Martyr or Grateful Slave? The Magical Negro as Uncle Tom in Frank Darabont's The Green Mile /
  • Brian Kent
  • 10.
  • White Soul: The "Magical Negro" in the Films of Stephen King /
  • Sarah Nilsen
  • 11.
  • Reaganomics, Cocaine, and Race: David Cronenberg's Off-Kilter America and The Dead Zone /
  • Sarah E. Turner
  • 12.
  • The Feminist King: Dolores Claiborne /
  • Colleen Dolan
  • 13.
  • Only Theoretical: Postmodern Ambiguity in Needful Things and Storm of the Century /
  • Mary Pharr
  • 14.
  • Rose Red and Stephen King's Hybrid House of Horrors /
  • Dennis R. Perry and Carl H. Sederholm
  • 15.
  • Gardening for a New Generation of Horror in Secret Window /
  • Benjamin Szumskyj.