Stephen King's American Apocalypse

Douthat, Ross
February 2007
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb2007, Issue 170, p14
The article discusses the author Stephen King's acceptance of a lifetime achievement medal from the National Book Foundation for his "distinguished contribution to American letters." Aspects of his acceptance speech are discussed, including a critique of literary prize-giving for its snobbery and its willful ignorance of popular and genre fiction. Details of King's literary career and portrayal of God in his books are discussed.


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