Selected Bibliography

(English Language)

The following bibliography represents an additional selection of books and articles published in English up to the year 1982 concerned mainly with Kubrick and his films; additions and corrections would be gratefully appreciated. Items which are currently installed on The Kubrick Site have been omitted, as well as the many thousands of articles on film and filmmaking which refer in passing to Kubrick and his work.

Additional Bibliographic Resources

Wallace Coyle, Stanley Kubrick, a Guide to References and Resources, G. K. Hall, Boston 1980.

Books about Stanley Kubrick

De Vries (Daniel), The Films of Stanley Kubrick, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company,
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1973, 76 p.

Kagan (Norman), The Cinema of Stanley Kubrick, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1972, 206 p.

Phillips (Gene D.), Stanley Kubrick, A Film Odyssey, Popular Library, New York, 1975, 190 p.

Walker (Alexander), Stanley Kubrick Directs, Harcort Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1971, 272 p.,
revised edition, 1973, Davis-Poytner Ltd, London, 1972.

Books with substantial material about Stanley Kubrick

Kolker (Robert Philip), A Cinema of Loneliness, Oxford University Press,
Oxford / New York, 1980, p. 69 / 138.

Kuhns (William), Movies in America, Dryton-Pflaum, 1971, p. 226 / 229.

Taylor (John Russell), Directors and Directions, Eyre Methuen Ltd, London, 1975, pp. 100 / 135.

Interviews with Stanley Kubrick

Bean (Robin), "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cinema," Films and Filming, June 1963.

Houston (Penelope), Saturday Review, 25 December 1971, on A Clockwork Orange.

Kohler (Charles), Eye, August 1968, on 2001.

Kubrick (Stanley), "Ten Questions to Nine Directors," Sight and Sound, Spring 1964.

Phillips (Gene), Film Comment, Winter 1971 / 72.

Rapf (Maurice), Action, January / February 1969, reprinted in Directors in Action,
The Bobbs Merrill Co., New York, 1973, edited by Bob Thomas.

Siskel (Gene), Chicago Tribune, on A Clockwork Orange.

Articles on Stanley Kubrick

Appel Jr. (Alfred), "The Eyehold of Knowledge: Voyeristic Games in Film and Literature,"
Film Comment, May / June 1973.

Burgess (Jackson), "The Anti-Militarism of Stanley Kubrick," Film Quarterly, Autumn 1964.

Deer (Harriet and Irving), "Kubrick and the Structures of Popular Culture,"
Journal of Popular Film, Summer 1974.

Feldmann (Hans), "Kubrick and His Discontents," Film Quarterly, Autumn 1976.

Hofsess (John), "Mind's Eye," Take One, May / June 1971.

Milne (Tom), "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Stanley Kubrick,"
Sight and Sound, Spring 1964.

Moskowitz (Ken), "Clockwork Violence," Sight and Sound, Winter 1976 / 77.

Noble (Peter), "Killers, Kisses and Lolita," Films and Filming, December 1960.

Russel (Lee), "Stanley Kubrick," New Left Review, Summer 1964.

Spinrad (Norman), "Stanley Kubrick in the 21st Century," Cinema (U.S.A.), December 1966.

Stewart (Garrett), "Close Encounters of the 4th kind," Sight and Sound, Summer 1978.

Fear and Desire

Owens (Iris), "It's Movies for Me," Modern Photography, September 1953.

Tyler (Parker), "A Dance, a Dream and a Flying Trapeze," Theatre Arts, 1953.

(anonymous), Motion Picture Herald, April 4, 1953.

Killer's Kiss

Lambert (Gavin), Sight and Sound, Spring 1956.

Monthly Film Bulletin, March 1956.

The Killing

Baker (Peter), Films and Filming, September 1956.

Croce (Arlene), Film Culture, Vol. 2, 3, 1956.

Lambert (Gavin), Sight and Sound, Autumn 1956.

Paths of Glory

Cobb (Humphrey), Paths of Glory, a Novel, Viking Press, New York 1935,
new edition, Dell 1957, William Heinemann Ltd, London.

Hughes (Robert), in Film: Book 2. Films of Peace and War,
Grove Press, New York, 1962, p. 256.

Baker (Peter), Films and Filming, February 1958.

Baumbach (Jonathan), Film Culture, February 1958.

Lambert (Gavin), Sight and Sound, Winter 1957 / 1958.


Fast (Howard), Spartacus, a Novel, Crown, New York, 1951,
Panther Books, London, 1959.

Cutts (John), Films and Filming, January 1961.

Dyer (Peter John), Sight and Sound, Winter 1960 / 61.

Lightman (Herb A.), "Filming Spartacus in Super-Technirama," American Cinematographer, January 1961.


Appel (Alfred), Nabokov's Dark Cinema, Oxford University Press, 1974.

Nabokov (Vladimir), Lolita, a Novel, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1955,
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1959.

Nabokov (Vladimir), Lolita, a Screenplay, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1974.

Croce (Arlene), Sight and Sound, Autumn 1962.

Durgnat (Raymond), Films and Filming, November 1962.

French (Brandon), in The Modern American Novel and the Movies, edited by Gerald Peary
and Roger Shatzkin, Frederick Ungar Publishing Company, New York, 1978 pp. 224 / 235.

Kael (Pauline), in I Lost it at the Movies, Little Brown and Company, New York, 1965.

Monthly Film Bulletin, October 1962.

Dr. Strangelove

George (Peter), Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, a novel,
Bantam Books, New York, 1964, Transworld Publications, London, 1963.


Burgess (Jackson), Film Quarterly, Spring 1964.

Forbes (Bryan), Films and Filming, February 1964.

Linden (George W.), in Nuclear War Films, edited by Kack G. Shaheen,
Southern Illinois University Press, 1978, pp. 58 / 67.

Macklin (F. A.), Film Comment, Summer 1965.

Milne (Tom), Sight and Sound, Winter 1963 / 64.

Monthly Film Bulletin, February 1964.

Suid (Lawrence), in American History / American Film, edited by John E. O'Connor
and Martin A. Jackson, Ungar Film Library, New York, 1979, pp. 219 / 236.

Suid (Lawrence), in Guts and Glory, the Great American War Movies,
Addison Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, Massachusetts, 1978, pp. 190 / 194.

Taylor (Stephen), Film Comment, Winter 1964.

Wolfe (Garry K.), Journal of Popular Film, Vol. 5, n. 1, 1976.

2001: A Space Odyssey

Agel (Jerome), The Making of Kubrick's 2001, Signet Classics,
The New American Library, New York, 1970, 368 p.

Clarke (Arthur C.), 2001: A Space Odyssey, based on the Screenplay, Hutchinson, London, 1968, 224 p.

Clarke (Arthur C.), The Lost Worlds of 2001, Signet, New American Library, New York, 1972, 240 p.

Austen (David), Films and Filming, July 1968.

Boyd (David), "Mode and Meaning in 2001" Journal of Popular Film, Vol. 6, n. 3, 1978.

Daniels (Don), "A Skeleton Key to 2001," Sight and Sound, Winter 1970 / 71.

Daniels (Don), "A New Myth", Film Heritage, Summer 1968.

Fischer (J.), Film Journal, September 1972.

Flatto (Elie), "The Eternal Renewal," Film Comment, Winter 1969.

Greenberg (Harvey R.), in The Movies on Your Mind,
Saturday Review Press / E. P. Dutton, New York, 1975, pp. 257 / 262.

Hofsess (John), Take One, May / June 1968.

James (Clive), "Kubrick vs. Clarke," Cinema (G. B.), n. 2, March 1968.

Kozloff (Max), Film Culture, Winter / Spring 1970.

Macklin (F. A.), "The Comic Sense of 2001," Film Comment, Winter 1969.

McKee (Mel), "2001, Out of the Silent Planet," Sight and Sound, Autumn 1969.

Madsen (Axel) and Spinrad (Norman), Cinema (U.S.A.), Summer 1968.

Monthly Film Bulletin, June 1968.

Robinson (David), "Two for the Sci-Fi," Sight and Sound, Spring 1966.

Shatnoff (Judith), Film Quarterly, Autumn 1968.

Strick (Philip), Sight and Sound, Summer 1968.

Take One, Interview with Wally Gentleman, Special Effects Supervisor, Take One, May / June 1968.

Trumbull (Douglas),"The Slit-Scan Process," American Cinematographer, October 1969.

Youngblood (Gene), in Expanded Cinema, Studio Vista, London, 1970, pp. 139 / 150.

A Clockwork Orange

Burgess (Anthony), A Clockwork Orange, W. W. Norton and Co., New York, 1963,
William Heinemann Ltd, London, 1962.

Kubrick (Stanley), A Clockwork Orange, Lorrimer, London, 1972.

Kubrick (Stanley), A Clockwork Orange, Ballantine Books, New York, 1972


Barr (Charles), "Straw Dogs, A Clockwork Orange, and the Critics," Screen, Summer 1972.

Boyers (Robert), Film Heritage, Summer 1972.

Burgess (Jackson), Film Quarterly, Spring 1972.

Burks (John), Feldman (Seth) and Krassner (Paul), Take One, January / February 1971.

Cocks (Jay), "Kubrick: Degrees of Madness," Time, 20 December 1971.

Daniels (Don), Sight and Sound, Winter 1972 / 73.

Evans (Walter), "Violence and Film: the Thesis of A Clockwork Orange,"
Velvet Light Trap, Number 13, Autumn 1974.

Gow (Gordon), Films and Filming, February 1972.

Gumenik (Arthur), Film Heritage, Summer 1972.

Hughes (Robert), "The Decor of Tomorrow's Hell," Time, 27 December 1971.

Isaacs (Neil D.), "Unstuck in Time: A Clockwork Orange and Slaughterhouse Five,"
Literature and Film Quarterly, April 1973.

Kolker (Robert Philip), "Orange, Dogs and the Ultra-violence," Journal of Popular Film, Summer 1972.

Mamber (Stephen), Cinema (U.S.A.), Winter 1972 / 73.

Monthly Film Bulletin, February 1972.

Moskowitz (Kenneth), "The Vicarious Experience of A Clockwork Orange,"
Velvet Light Trap, Number 16, Autumn 1976.

Strick (Philip), Sight and Sound, Winter 1971 / 72.

Zimmerman (Paul), "Kubrick's Brilliant Vision," Newsweek, 3 January 1972.

Barry Lyndon

Thackeray (William Makepeace), Barry Lyndon, Penguin Books, London,
New York University Press, New York.

Craven (Jennie), Films and Filming, February 1976.

Dempsey (Michael), Film Quarterly, Autumn 1976.

Houston (Penelope), Sight and Sound, Spring 1976.

Rosenbaum (Jonathan), "The Pluck of Barry Lyndon," Film Comment, March / April 1976.

Wiswell (Frank), Films and Filming, October 1977.

The Shining

King (Stephen), The Shining, Doubleday and Company Inc., New York, 1977,
New English Library, London, 1977, 448 p.

Anderson (Pat) and Wells (Jeffrey), "The Shining: Two Views," Films in Review, August / September 1980.

Chute (David), "King of the Night: an interview with Stephen King," Take One, January 1979.

Hofsess (John), "Stanley Kubrick Strikes back with The Shining,"
International Herald Tribune, 25 / 26 October 1980.

Jameson (Richard T.), "Kubrick's Shining," Film Comment, July / August 1980.

Jeffress (Lynn) and Leibowitz (Flo), Film Quarterly, Spring 1981.

Kael (Pauline), "Devolution," The New Yorker, 9 June 1980.

Kennedy (Harlan), "Kubrick Goes Gothic," American Film, June 1980.

Maslin (Janet), The New York Times, May 24 1980.

Mayersberg (Paul), "The Overlook Hotel," Sight and Sound, Winter 1980 / 81.

Schickel (Richard), "Red Herrings and Refusals," Time, 2 June 1980.

Titterington (P. L.), "Kubrick and The Shining," Sight and Sound, Spring 1981.

Walker (Alexander), "Here's Jack!," Evening Standard, 23 May 1980.


Gow (Gordon), An interview with Malcom McDowell, Films and Filming, October 1975.

Gow (Gordon), An interview with Keir Dullea, Films and Filming, November 1976.

Hanson (Curtis Lee), Interview with James B. Harris (producer), Cinema (U.S.A.), December 1965.

Hudson (Roger), "Three Designers" (one of whom is Ken Adam), Sight and Sound, Winter 1964 / 65.

Hudson (Roger), "Putting the Magic In It," Interview with Anthony Harvey (editor),
Sight and Sound, Spring 1966.