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The Resource Stephen King and philosophy, edited by Jacob M. Held

Stephen King and philosophy, edited by Jacob M. Held

Label
Stephen King and philosophy
Title
Stephen King and philosophy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jacob M. Held
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Haunting us with such unforgettable stories as The Shining, Shawshank Redemption, Salem's Lot, Carrie, The Green Mile, and Pet Semetary, Stephen King has been an anchor of American horror, science fiction, psychological thrillers, and suspense for over forty years. His characters have brought chills to our spines and challenged our notions of reality while leaving us in awe of the perseverance of the human spirit. As the first book in the new Great Authors and Philosophy series, Stephen King and Philosophy reveals some of the deeper issues raised by King's work. From retribution, freedom, and moral relativity, to death and insanity, the chapters of this book expose how King's stories access the questions and fears that nag each of us in the middle of night
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3561.I483
LC item number
Z8784 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Held, Jacob M.
Series statement
Great authors and philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Stephen
  • Philosophy in literature
Label
Stephen King and philosophy, edited by Jacob M. Held
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Gan is Dead": Nietzsche and Roland's Eternal Recurrence
  • Garret Merriam
  • Rāma of Gilead: Hindu Philosophy in The Dark Tower
  • Matthew A. Butkus
  • What's Wrong with Roland? Utilitarianism and the Dark Tower
  • Greg Littman
  • Stephen King and Aristotelian Friendship: An Analysis of The Body and Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption
  • Bertha Alvarez Manninen
  • Propaganda and Pedagogy for Apt Pupils
  • Michael K. Potter and Cam Cobb
  • Introduction: On Writing Popular Philosophy
  • The Shining's Overlook Hotel as Heterotopia
  • Elizabeth Hornbeck
  • Broadcast Dystopia: Power and Violence in The Running Man and The Long Walk
  • Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale
  • Stephen King and the Art of Horror
  • Greg Littman
  • "You weren't hired to philosophize, Torrance": The Death of the Author in The Shining
  • Charles Bane
  • What Happens to the Present When it Becomes the Past: Time Travel and the Nature of Time in The Langoliers
  • Paul R. Daniels
  • Jacob M. Held
  • Notes on Foreknowledge, Truthmaking, and Counterfactuals from The Dead Zone
  • Tuomas W. Manninen
  • Time Belongs to the Tower
  • Randall Auxier
  • Ur 88,416
  • Randall Auxier
  • From Desperation to Haven: Horror, Compassion, and Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Jacob M. Held
  • There is no God in Desperation: Tak and the Problem of Evil
  • Jacob M. Held and C. Taylor Sutton
  • Female Subjectivity in Carrie
  • Kellye Byal
  • "Sometimes Dead is Better": King, Daedalus, Dragon-Tyrants, and Deathism
  • Katherine Allen
Control code
ocn935986292
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 314 pages
Isbn
9781442253841
Lccn
2016016519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o935986292
  • (OCoLC)935986292
Label
Stephen King and philosophy, edited by Jacob M. Held
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Gan is Dead": Nietzsche and Roland's Eternal Recurrence
  • Garret Merriam
  • Rāma of Gilead: Hindu Philosophy in The Dark Tower
  • Matthew A. Butkus
  • What's Wrong with Roland? Utilitarianism and the Dark Tower
  • Greg Littman
  • Stephen King and Aristotelian Friendship: An Analysis of The Body and Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption
  • Bertha Alvarez Manninen
  • Propaganda and Pedagogy for Apt Pupils
  • Michael K. Potter and Cam Cobb
  • Introduction: On Writing Popular Philosophy
  • The Shining's Overlook Hotel as Heterotopia
  • Elizabeth Hornbeck
  • Broadcast Dystopia: Power and Violence in The Running Man and The Long Walk
  • Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale
  • Stephen King and the Art of Horror
  • Greg Littman
  • "You weren't hired to philosophize, Torrance": The Death of the Author in The Shining
  • Charles Bane
  • What Happens to the Present When it Becomes the Past: Time Travel and the Nature of Time in The Langoliers
  • Paul R. Daniels
  • Jacob M. Held
  • Notes on Foreknowledge, Truthmaking, and Counterfactuals from The Dead Zone
  • Tuomas W. Manninen
  • Time Belongs to the Tower
  • Randall Auxier
  • Ur 88,416
  • Randall Auxier
  • From Desperation to Haven: Horror, Compassion, and Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Jacob M. Held
  • There is no God in Desperation: Tak and the Problem of Evil
  • Jacob M. Held and C. Taylor Sutton
  • Female Subjectivity in Carrie
  • Kellye Byal
  • "Sometimes Dead is Better": King, Daedalus, Dragon-Tyrants, and Deathism
  • Katherine Allen
Control code
ocn935986292
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 314 pages
Isbn
9781442253841
Lccn
2016016519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o935986292
  • (OCoLC)935986292

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