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Peckinpah Today: New Essays on the Films of Sam Peckinpah

edited with an introduction by Michael Bliss
Format
Book
Published
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780809331062 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0809331063 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780809331079 (ebook), 0809331071 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction: times maybe, not them : the enduring value of Sam Peckinpah's films / Michael Bliss
  • The deadly companions revisited / Garner Simmons
  • Martyred slaves of time: age, regret, and transcendence in The wild bunch / Michael Bliss
  • The ballad of divine retribution / Steven Lloyd
  • From The siege of Trencher's farm to Straw dogs: the narrative brilliance of Sam Peckinpah / Michael Sragow
  • The recutting of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid: ethical problems in film restoration / Stephen Prince
  • The authentic death and contentious afterlife of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid: the several versions of Peckinpah's last western / Paul Seydor
  • Human striving, human strife: Sam Peckinpah and the journey of the soul / Cordell Strug
  • Peckinpah's last testament: The Osterman weekend / Tony Williams
  • Dawn and dusk / Gérard Camy ; translated by Jean-Paul Gabert.
Description
xi, 196 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-189) and index.
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