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A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor

Edited by Matthew Hodge
Coming 2023!

This exciting collection is set to be published in the Lexington Books series Critical Companions to Contemporary Directors (Lexington Books is an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield). This edited volume exploring the career of visionary Julie Taymor will contribute to the Critical Companions series which already comprises volumes on Christopher Nolan, Tim Burton, James Cameron, Robert Zemeckis, Steven Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick, and Terrence Malick.


Besides serving as the book's lead editor, Matthew also contributes the chapter:

"Arachnephobia: A Defense of Julie Taymor's Arachne Character in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark"

Co-written with Amy Pridgen

(2023, Lexington Books)



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