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Magistrale, Tony

Overview
Works: 35 works in 191 publications in 2 languages and 12,211 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Reference works  Study guides  Handbooks and manuals  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Television adaptations  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3561.I483, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tony Magistrale
Stephen King : the second decade, Danse macabre to The dark half by Tony Magistrale( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical study of King's novels and nonfiction in the second decade of writing including those written under the pseudonym Richard Bachman
Hollywood's Stephen King by Tony Magistrale( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the past three decades, Hollywood has faithfully adapted much of Stephen King's fiction into film. Of the many major films that have been made, not one has lost money. Part of this may be explained in terms of King's own popularity in American culture he has been, after all, a best-selling writer since the late 1970s. But more interesting is what this cinematic fascination reveals about postmodern American culture. In the first overview of Hollywood's major cinematic interpretations of Stephen King, Tony Magistrale examines the various thematic, narrative, and character interconnections that highlight the relationships among his films. Opening with a revealing interview with Stephen King, the book takes us through chapters that explore such popular films as Stand By Me, Misery, The Shining, The Green Mile, and The Shawshank Redemption among others
The Poe encyclopedia by Frederick S Frank( Book )

22 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student companion to Edgar Allan Poe by Tony Magistrale( Book )

15 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life and work of Poe, explores his contributions to American literature, and analyzes his poetry, tales of love and terror, and detective stories
A dark night's dreaming : contemporary American horror fiction( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking beyond the tormented maidens, madmen, monsters, and other archetypes of the genre, these critics differentiate contemporary Gothic fiction from that of earlier generations while demonstrating that horror remains one of the most important and consistent strains connecting the diverse elements of the American literary tradition. They comment on the genre's enormous popularity and undeniable influence in American society and scrutinize its changing representations of women, monsters, and gore. The volume concludes with an extensive bibliography of primary and secondary works
Poe's children : connections between tales of terror and detection by Tony Magistrale( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and German and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study traces Edgar Allan Poe's contribution to the Gothic tradition and his invention of the detective tale. It explores the connections between these genres in British and American writers influenced by Poe, such as Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Thomas Harris, and Stephen King. This book also examines women writers strongly influenced by Poe, such as Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, and Sue Grafton. The last chapter of the volume considers films - in particular, the Roger Corman Poe series, Chinatown, Seven, and Blade Runner - that connect the horror and detective genres."--Jacket
Landscape of fear : Stephen King's American Gothic by Tony Magistrale( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dark descent : essays defining Stephen King's horrorscape( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to teaching Poe's prose and poetry( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains essays that discuss different techniques that teachers can use to aid students to better understand the work of Edgar Allan Poe
Writing across culture : an introduction to study abroad and the writing process by Kenneth Wagner( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and German and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is about culture shock and the writing process. For an exchange student, the relationship between writing and the challenge of living in a foreign culture may not be obvious. The purpose of Writing Across Culture is to document and analyze the connection. If culture can be broadly defined as the unwritten rules of everyday life, one effective method for learning these rules is to write about them as they are discovered. In this way, it is possible to see writing as a tool for cultural inquiry and comprehension, and hence, an antidote for culture shock. This book encourages its readers to become writers engaged in a dialogue - between the individual and the new society - about everyday cultural differences
The films of Stephen King : from Carrie to Secret window by Tony Magistrale( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Abject terrors : surveying the modern and postmodern horror film by Tony Magistrale( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abject Terrors is an expansive study of the most significant films from the prolific horror genre, from its origins in the 1920s and 1930s, to its contemporary representations. This survey brings together close analyses of individual motion pictures, demonstrating the interconnections among these filmic texts and their contribution to defining quintessential aspects of the modern and postmodern horror film."--Jacket
Stephen King : America's storyteller by Tony Magistrale( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stephen King's books have sold over 400 million copies in 30 languages, and have been the source for over 100 films and television programs. His uncanny ability to entertain while scaring the daylights out of readers drives this phenomenal success, but at the heart of his best work is a deep-seated awareness of the very real anxieties about life in America and the state of the nation at large." "Stephen King: America's Storyteller explores the particular American-ness of Stephen King's work. It is the first major examination to follow this defining theme through King's 40-year career, from his earliest writings to his most recent novels and the films made from them."--Jacket
Writer's guide : psychology by Lynne A Bond( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moral voyages of Stephen King by Tony Magistrale( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Stephen King : from Carrie to The mist( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shining reader( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Casebook on The stand( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What she says about love : poems by Tony Magistrale( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I read the poems of What She Said About Love with a growing sense of their achievement, their expression of a particular and valuable voice. Here is a poet who understands that The act of casting shape from chaos / breeds enemies. That refers to Michaelangelo, but it stands in for the poet generally, and especially one of who has Tony Magistrale's gifts. Poetry is the enemy of bland, boring, mass-produced speech. It is language intensified to a level of combat with the world. And Magistrale has managed to keep up the fight in poem after poem. This is a bracing, sweet, dark, and always moving volume of poems. I believe it will affect those who read it deeply. It deserves a wide audience."--Jay Parini, Middlebury College
The Shawshank experience : tracking the history of the world's favorite movie by Maura Grady( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book features an in-depth analysis of the world's most popular movie, The Shawshank Redemption, delving into issues such as: the significance of race in the film, its cinematic debt to earlier genres, the gothic influences at work in the movie, and the representation of Andy's poster art as cross-gendered signifiers. In addition to exploring the film and novella from which it was adapted, this book also traces the history of the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio, which served as the film's central location, and its relationship to the movie's fictional critical success, inspiring diverse fan bases on the Internet and the evolution of the Shawshank Trail, fourteen of the film's actual site locations that have become a major tourist attraction in central Ohio" -- book cover
 
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Stephen King : the second decade, Danse macabre to The dark half
Alternative Names
Magistrale, Anthony.

Magistrale, Anthony 1952-

Magistrale, Anthony S.

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Magistrale, Tony

Languages
English (167)

German (2)

Covers
Hollywood's Stephen KingThe Poe encyclopediaStudent companion to Edgar Allan PoeA dark night's dreaming : contemporary American horror fictionPoe's children : connections between tales of terror and detectionLandscape of fear : Stephen King's American GothicThe Dark descent : essays defining Stephen King's horrorscapeApproaches to teaching Poe's prose and poetry