Search - List of Books by Terry Southern

"I think the degree of alienation and despair is more universal." -- Terry Southern
Terry Southern (1 May 1924 – 29 October 1995) was a American author, essayist, screenwriter and university lecturer, noted for his distinctive satirical style. Part of the Paris postwar literary movement in the 1950s and a companion to Beat writers in Greenwich Village, Southern was also at the center of Swinging London in the sixties and helped to change the style and substance of American films in the 1970s. In the 1980s he wrote for Saturday Night Live and lectured on screenwriting at several universities in New York.

Southern's dark and often absurdist style of broad yet biting satire helped to define the sensibilities of several generations of writers, readers, directors and film goers. He is credited by journalist Tom Wolfe as having invented New Journalism with the publication of "Twirling at Ole Miss" in Esquire in 1962, and his gift for writing memorable film dialogue was evident in Dr. Strangelove, The Loved One, The Cincinnati Kid, Easy Rider and The Magic Christian. His work on Easy Rider helped create the independent film movement of the 1970s.

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Total Books: 49
Magic Christian
2010 - Magic Christian (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780285638792
ISBN-10: 0285638793
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Blue Movie
2010 - Blue Movie (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780285638815
ISBN-10: 0285638815
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Virgin A History Of Virgin Records
2004 - Virgin a History of VIrgin Records (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780756778071
ISBN-10: 0756778077
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Der Super- Porno
2003 - Der Super- Porno (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783499233616
ISBN-10: 3499233614
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Now Dig This The Unspeakable Writings of Terry Southern 1950-1995
Dr Strangelove Or How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
2001 - Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb [Lernmaterialien] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783526439400
ISBN-10: 3526439400
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Red Dirt Marijuana
1997 - Red Dirt Marijuana (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747534877
ISBN-10: 074753487X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Flash and Filigree Uk
1997 - Flash and Filigree Uk (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780747530879
ISBN-10: 0747530874
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Candy
1997 - Candy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780747530886
ISBN-10: 0747530882
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Magic Christian
1997 - The Magic Christian (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747530985
ISBN-10: 074753098X
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Flash and Filigree A Novel
1996 - Flash and Filigree a Novel (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780802134301
ISBN-10: 0802134300
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Texas Summer
1993 - Texas Summer (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781559702157
ISBN-10: 155970215X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
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Open City 2
1993 - Open City 2 [Open City] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781890447137
ISBN-10: 1890447137
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Early Stones Legendary Photographs of a Band in the Making 1963-1973
Texas Summer A Novel
1992 - Texas Summer a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781559701501
ISBN-10: 1559701501
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Red-Dirt Marijuana and Other Tastes
1990 - Red-dirt Marijuana and Other Tastes (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780806511672
ISBN-10: 0806511672
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Flash and Filigree
1974 - Flash and Filigree (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780586039199
ISBN-10: 0586039198
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Easy Rider
1969 - Easy Rider (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780451060457
ISBN-10: 0451060458
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Red Dirt Marijuana and Other Tastes
Red Dirt Marijuana and Other Tastes (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780586038215
ISBN-10: 0586038213
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Rolling Stones On Tour
The Rolling Stones on Tour (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780906196076
ISBN-10: 0906196078
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a la Rica Marihuana y Otros Sabores
A La Rica Marihuana Y Otros Sabores [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788433914484
ISBN-10: 8433914480
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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