The Works of Tim Burton

Margins to Mainstream

  • Editors
  • Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Mainstream Outsider: Burton Adapts Burton

    1. Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
      Pages 1-29
  3. Aesthetics

  4. Influences and Contexts

  5. Thematics

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 245-261

About this book


Tim Burton has had a massive impact on twentieth and twenty-first century culture through his films, art, and writings. This book examines how his aesthetics, influences, and themes reflect the shifting social expectations in American culture by tracing his Burton's move from a peripheral figure in the 1980s to the center of Hollywood filmmaking.


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