Eiland's Online English Materials

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Film as Literature Resources


  • Beahm, George. “Misery.” Stephen King from A to Z, 1998, p139-140, 2p. (January 22, 2008)
    Article about Misery. Ties the story to Rob Reiner’s life also.
  • Dowell, Pat. “Misery.” Cineaste, 00097004, 1991, Vol. 18, Issue 2. (January 27, 2008)
  • “Film Genres.” (January 22, 2008).
    It has links to the different types of film genres.
  • Goldstein, Bill. “King of Horror: His Books Make Millions, but the Prolific Author Would Prefer to be Recognized as Having Changed A Genre.” Publishers Weekly, Jan 24, 1991 v238 n4 p6(3). (January 22, 2008)
    Article about Stephen King’s writings and what he thinks about them.
  • “Horror Films.” (January 22, 2008).
    It includes definition and history of horror films.
  • Lant, Kathleen Margaret. “The Rape of Constant Reader: Stephen King's Construction of the Female Reader and Violation of the Female Body in Misery.” Journal of Popular Culture, 00223840, Spring97, Vol. 30, Issue 4. (January 22, 2008)
    Article that contains info on Stephen King’s trouble with “adoring fans”. Could be used with bio criticism.
  • “Misery (1990).” Rottentomatoes.com (January 22, 2008).
    Contains links to reviews of the film.
  • “Misery (1990).” Internet Movie Database. (January 22, 2008).
    Contains links to reviews; plot summary; bios of the writers, director, cast and crew; etc.
  • “Rob Reiner.” Newsmakers 1991, Issue Cumulation. Gale Research, 1991. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2008. (January 22, 2008)
    Biography of Rob Reiner. Includes some childhood info and comments on Misery.
  • Schroeder, Natalie. “Stephen King's Misery: Freudian Sexual Symbolism and the Battle of the Sexes.” Journal of Popular Culture, 00223840, Fall96, Vol. 30, Issue 2. (January 22, 2008)
    Discussion of Misery, fans, and symbolism.

    Compiled by Beverly Butler

    © T. T. Eiland, January 1998
    Last modified: Feb 14, 2008