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Writers at the Movies: 36 Contemporary Authors Celebrate 26 Memorable Movies

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In this anthology twenty-six contemporary fiction writers and poets offer short essays on a single movie that inspired, seduced, horrified, or fascinated them, giving readers a rare glimpse of the writer's perspective on film.

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In this anthology, novelist Jim Shepard gives 26 contemporary fiction writers and poets the opportunity to comment on a single film that inspired of fascinated them. Included are essays from Salman Rushdie on "The Wizard of Oz" and Lorrie Moore on "Titanic". Photos. 35,000.

About the Author

Jim Shepard is the author of five novels and one story collection. He is the editor, with Ron Hansen, of the anthology You've Got to Read This: Contemporary American Writers Introduce Stories That Held Them in Awe and, with Amy Hempel, of the anthology Unleased: Poems by Writers' Dogs. He teaches film and literature at Williams College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060954918
Editor:
Shepard, Jim
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
Shepard, Jim
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
[29]
Publication Date:
20001131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.08x6.12x.80 in. .88 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this anthology, novelist Jim Shepard gives 26 contemporary fiction writers and poets the opportunity to comment on a single film that inspired of fascinated them. Included are essays from Salman Rushdie on "The Wizard of Oz" and Lorrie Moore on "Titanic". Photos. 35,000.
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