Table of contents for Directed by Steven Spielberg : poetics of the contemporary Hollywood blockbuster / Warren Buckland.

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1. Origins of the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster
2. Poetics of Film Directing
3. Pre-Blockbuster Work: From Amblin' (1968) to Duel (1971)
4. 'Duel with a Shark': Jaws (1975)
5. The UFO Experience: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977 theatrical release)
6. Serials, Chase Scenes, and Off-Screen Presences: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
7. Dramas of Suburbia and Authorship: Poltergeist (1982) and E.T. (1982) 
Or, Who Really Directed Poltergeist?
8. 'Close Encounters of the Prehistoric Kind': Narrative, Narration and Spectacle in Jurassic Park (1993)
9. Precogs Dream of Future Murders (not Electric Sheep): Minority Report (2002)
10. News from Mars: War of the Worlds (2005)
 Conclusion: The Film Director as Magician

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Spielberg, Steven, 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Blockbusters (Motion pictures).