Cover of: Kong Unbound | Karen Haber


  • Preface
    Ray Harryhausen
  • Foreword
    Ray Bradbury
  • Writer
    Richard A. Lupoff
  • Writer
    Christopher Priest
  • Writer
    Robert Silverberg
  • Writer
    Jack Williamson
  • Writer
    Harry Harrison
  • Writer
    William Stout
  • Writer
    Paul Di Filippo
  • Writer
    Esther M. Friesner
  • Writer
    Howard Waldrop
  • Writer
    Frank M. Robinson
  • Writer
    Pat Cadigan
  • Writer
    David Gerrold
  • Writer
    Philip J. Currie
  • Writer
    Joe DeVito
  • Writer
    Alan Dean Foster

Kong Unbound

The Cultural Impact, Pop Mythos, and Scientific Plausibility of a Cinematic Legend

Pocket Books Pbk. Ed edition

Published by Pocket in New York, USA .
Written in English.

About the Book

A collection of essays about "King Kong."

Table of Contents

Preface Ray Harryhausen 9
Foreword: Kong Reverie Ray Bradbury 11
Introduction: Kong Transcendent Karen Haber 13
Kong Is Us Richard A. Lupoff 25
Fay Wray, the Pulp Tradition, and the Moral Minority Christopher Priest 43
The Magic and Mystery of Kong Robert Silverberg 61
King Kong: A Parable of Progress Jack Williamson 87
A Myth for All Seasons Harry Harrison 103
Kong: The First Wonder of My World William Stout 117
The Myth Goes Ever Downward: The Infantilization, Electrification, Mechanization, and General *Diminishment of King Kong Paul Di Filippo 129
Give Beast a Chance Esther M. Friesner 149
“The Bravest Girl I Ever Knew" Howard Waldrop 167
King Kong - My Favorite Nightmare Frank M. Robinson 183
Dating Kong: The Stop-Motion Animated Rape Fantasy Pat Cadigan 195
King Kong: The Unanswered Questions David Gerrold 207
Kong Long to King Kong Philip J. Currie 221
King Kong: A Kid’s Tale Joe DeVito 231
Rooting Against the King Alan Dean Foster 247
On Kong A Conversation Among William Joyce, Maurice Sendak, and Michael Chabon 261
About the Authors 111

The Physical Object

Number of pages
8 x 5.3 x 0.9 inches
6.4 ounces

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