Perspectives on Stephen King

Conversations with Authors, Experts and Collaborators

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About the Book

Stephen King is one of the most successful authors in the history of American literature. His books—including 55 novels, 12 novellas, nine short story collections and a children’s book—have sold 350 million copies worldwide. Over the past five decades his broader impact on popular culture has been immense. Most of his works have been adapted for film or television (some of them by King himself) and he may fairly be credited with single-handedly reinventing horror, once considered a B movie genre, for mainstream readership.
This collection of original interviews with fellow authors, collaborators and critics covers all things King, from analyses of his best writing to his many screen adaptations to recurring themes in his stories.

About the Author(s)

Freelance film journalist Andrew J. Rausch has written for many publications including Bright Lights Film Journal, Shock Cinema, Images and his local newspaper The Parsons Sun in Parsons, Kansas.

Bibliographic Details

Andrew J. Rausch
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 210
Bibliographic Info: index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7417-9
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3446-3
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Published Works of Stephen King 5
Interviews
Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski 9
Charles Ardai 22
Tyson Blue 33
Richard Chizmar 46
Robin Furth 56
Lee Gambin 65
Zak Hilditch 74
C. Courtney Joyner 82
Joe R. Lansdale 90
Richard Christian Matheson 102
Patrick McAleer 111
Stewart ­O’Nan 124
Kevin Quigley 133
Stephen J. Spignesi 145
Paul Tremblay 158
Bev Vincent 166
Stanley Wiater 181
Index 193