Stephen King, the art of darkness

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King, Stephen, -- 1947- -- Criticism and interpretation, Horror tales, American -- History and crit
Statementby Douglas E. Winter.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 252 p. [8] p. of plates :
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Open LibraryOL23257456M
ISBN 100453004768
LC Control Number84001167

Stephen King: The Art of Darkness constitutes a commendable study of the themes of Stephen King novels by Harvard lawyer and book critic, Douglas E. Winter, who has spent a lifetime delving into the works of the grandmaster of horror, featuring King's own interpretation of his works as well as the influences that went into the writing of the novels, including the prevailing topical concerns of Cited by: 4.

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Winter mentions a dystopian novel called The Long Walk “which owes much to Stephen King.” Was this an inside joke between King and Winter, who had interviewed King extensively for the book, or an astute observation on Winter’s part.

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Stephen King: The Art of Darkness: The Life and Fiction of the Master of the Macabre Douglas E. Winter Signet Updated edition (December 2, ) Kingdom of Fear: The World of Stephen King Tim Underwood and Chuck Miller Signet. Knowing Darkness. Artists Inspired by Stephen King.

synopsis. This page art book features loads of color and black & white artwork that has directly or indirectly illustrated the writings of Stephen King. The work has been culled from the last thirty-five years, and includes most all of the trade hardcover and mass market paperback editions.

I think Winter's book gives us a glimpse of a Stephen King my generation is likely to forget. The younger Stephen King who was still riding his way to the top of his craft. The Art Of Darkness serves as an early biography.

Of course, at that point, King's drug use was unknown and the accident was still 16 years in the future. Get this from a library. Stephen King, the art of darkness. [Douglas E Winter] -- Gives a personal look at the man, husband, father and writer who became "Master of the Macabre." Also describes how works were conceived and written.

Get this from a library. Stephen King, the art of darkness. [Douglas E Winter] -- Behind-the-scenes details of how each work of King's was conceived and written and in-depth analyses of Carrie, Firestarter, Cujo, Salem's Lot, Creepshow, The Shining, and Christine.

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The 21st Pan Book of Horror Stories: Anthology: December 35 Scary Years with Stephen King: Interview: March A Book of Horrors: Anthology: September A Conversation with Stephen King: Interview: December A Death: Short Story: November A Face in the Crowd: Short Story: December A Fantasy Reader: The Seventh.

The Shining is a horror novel by American author Stephen hed init is King's third published novel and first hardback bestseller: the success of the book firmly established King as a preeminent author in the horror genre.

Stephen King, the art of darkness by Winter, Douglas E. Publication date Topics King, Stephen, Internet Archive Language English "A Plume book." Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index Notes. 8 orange pages, 22 deleted. Access-restricted-item Internet Archive Books.

American Libraries. Uploaded by MerciG. Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes The Institute, Elevation, The Outsider, Sleeping Beauties (cowritten with his son Owen King), and the Bill Hodges trilogy: End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr.

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See more ideas about Stephen king tattoos, The dark tower and Dark tower tattoo pins. Stephen King, 69, has sold more than million books, and tries not to apologise for being working-class, or imaginative, or rich. The snobbery has ebbed a little, though; in he won the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and now the BFI is screening a series of adaptations of his novels.

The centerpiece of this volume is the title story. By far the longest story in the book, “If It Bleeds” is a fully developed short novel with multiple ties to King’s recent fiction.

Stephen King is a famous American writer known for his prolific writing in the genre of horror, science fiction and suspense. He was interested in reading horror stories since an early age and used to write and sell stories to his friends. During the early days of his career he worked as an English teacher while writing in his leisure time.

The myriad worlds and universes King has created are, in reality, one world, one universe. Here is the guide to that universe. The Complete Stephen King Universe is the only definitive reference work that examines all of Stephen King's novels, short stories, motion pictures, miniseries, and teleplays, and deciphers the threads that exist in all of his work.5/5(5).

STEPHEN KING: THE ART OF DARKNESS - SIGNED. by Douglas E. Winter. Signed by Douglas Winter. OVERVIEW: A comprehensive overview of King's work, Douglas Winter is one of the first to chronicle the work of King. "Winter has tought me things about the novels of Stephen King, just when I was no longer sure that was possible." -- Peter Straub.

Stephen King has spent half a century scaring us, but his legacy is so much more than horror “The movie made the book and the book made me,” King told the New. Douglas Winter, in his book Stephen King: The Art of Darkness, asks: After six novels and "a pattern of increasingly monolithic evil", coupled with various sociopolitical fears, what could be worse?With Cujo, King answers: Reality.

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The main plot of Cujo is well-known, even to people who have never read the book: a mother and her young son are trapped in their car during the heat of summer and.

From the publishers of A Lovecraft Retrospective: Artists Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft. Drawing on 35 years of Stephen King in print, Centipede Press's second art book, Knowing Darkness: Artists Inspired by Stephen King, measures 11 x 15 has pages.

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She grew up having NANCY DREW books read to her by her father, and is now an avid reader of mystery, thriller, and horror, along with everything from literary fiction to poetry to personal essays.Stephen King ().

“On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft”, p, Simon and Schuster Art is the concrete artifact of faith and expectation, the realization of a world that would otherwise be little more than a veil of pointless consciousness stretched over a gulf of mystery.