Backstory 5: Interviews with Screenwriters of the 1990s

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BACKSTORY 5
INTERVIEWS WITH
SCREENWRITERS
OF THE
1990S

EDITED AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY

PATRICK MCGILLIGAN

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS      BERKELEY   LOS ANGELES   LONDON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Also by Patrick McGilligan ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Albert Brooks Me Generation Everyman 5
  • Jean-Claude CarriÈre Breaking the Rules 21
  • Nora Ephron Feminist with a Funny Bone 34
  • Ronald Harwood Imagination 44
  • John Hughes Straight Outta Shermer 60
  • David Koepp Sincerity 71
  • Richard Lagravenese a Writer under the Influence 90
  • Barry Levinson the Journey 113
  • Eric Roth Pride of Authorship 134
  • John Sayles the Nonconformist 169
  • Tom Stoppard Adventures in Movies 189
  • Barbara Turner Free Spirit 205
  • Rudy Wurlitzer Questing 221
  • About the Contributors 235
  • General Index 237
  • Index of Films, Plays, and Books 247
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