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What Goes Around Comes Around: The Films of Jonathan Demme Hardcover – June 5, 1996

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press; 1st edition (June 5, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0809319837
  • ISBN-13: 978-0809319831
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.3 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,334,353 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"This is the first sustained reading of all of Demme’s films and places him in the tradition of classical Hollywood directors who raise entertainment to the level of art and who emphasize character and closure (‘parabolas of action’) against more open-ended radical avant-garde style."—John L. Simons, Colorado College

What Goes Around Comes Around is an interesting book with plenty of careful insight, though ultimately a testament to the difficulty of collating the works of an individual whose creative expressions are so diverse.”—Film & History

About the Author

Michael Bliss is the author of Justified Lives: Morality and Narrative in the Films of Sam Peckinpah and editor of Doing It Right: The Best Criticism on Sam Peckinpah’s "The Wild Bunch," both available from Southern Illinois University Press.

Christina Banks has an MA from the University of Minnesota.

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