Robert Lawrence Stine

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Robert Lawrence Stine, conosciuto anche come R. L. Stine, Jovial Bob Stine e Eric Affabee (Columbus, 8 ottobre 1943[1]), è uno scrittore, produttore televisivo e editore statunitense.

È noto principalmente per aver creato le serie di libri per ragazzi Piccoli brividi e La strada della paura.

Biografia[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Robert Lawrence Stine nasce in una piccola fattoria a Columbus da genitori ebrei, Lewis Stine e Anne Feinstein. Inizia a scrivere all'età di nove anni dopo aver trovato una macchina da scrivere nella soffitta di casa sua. Si laurea presso l'Università statale dell'Ohio nel 1965 ricevendo il Bachelor of Arts.[2] In seguito si trasferisce a New York, dove conosce la sua futura moglie Jane Waldhorn, per proseguire la sua carriera da scrittore.[3]

Opere[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Firma di R. L. Stine

Serie Fear Street[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • L'inizio dell'incubo, trad. Sara Marcolini, Mondadori, 2021 (The New Girl, 1989)
  • Notte di terrore, trad. Sara Marcolini, Mondadori, 2021 (The Surprise Party, 1990)
  • In gita con l'assassino, trad. Sara Marcolini, Mondadori, 2021 (The Overnight, 1990)
  • Scomparsi, trad. Sara Marcolini, Mondadori, 2021 (Missing, 1990)
  • The Wrong Number (1990)
  • The Sleepwalker (1990)
  • Haunted (1990)
  • Halloween Party (1990)
  • The Stepsister (1990)
  • Ski Weekend (1991)
  • The Fire Game (1991)
  • Lights Out (1991)
  • The Secret Bedroom (1991)
  • The Knife (1992)
  • The Prom Queen (1992)
  • First Date (1992)
  • The Best Friend (1992)
  • The Cheater (1993)
  • Sunburn (1993)
  • The New Boy (1994)
  • The Dare (1994)
  • Bad Dreams (1994)
  • Double Date (1994)
  • The Thrill Club (1994)
  • One Evil Summer (1994)
  • The Mind Reader (1994)
  • Wrong Number 2 (1995)
  • Truth or Dare (1995)
  • Dead End (1995)
  • Final Grade (1995)
  • Switched (1995)
  • College Weekend (1995)
  • The Stepsister 2 (1995)
  • What Holly Heard (1996)
  • The Face (1996)
  • Secret Admirer (1996)
  • The Perfect Date (1996)
  • The Confession (1996)
  • The Boy Next Door (1996)
  • Night Games (1996)
  • Runaway (1997)
  • Killer's Kiss (1997)
  • All-Night Party (1997)
  • The Rich Girl (1997)
  • Cat (1997)
  • Fear Hall: The Beginning (1997)
  • Fear Hall: The Conclusion (1997)
  • Who Killed The Homecoming Queen? (1997)
  • Into the Dark (1997)
  • Best Friend 2 (1997)
  • Trapped (1997)

Serie Fear Street Super Chiller[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Serie Space Cadets[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Jerks-in-Training (1991)
  • Losers in Space (1991)
  • Bozos on Patrol (1992)

Serie Piccoli brividi[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Serie Fear Street Cheerleaders[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • The First Evil (1992)
  • The Second Evil (1992)
  • The Third Evil (1992)

Serie The Fear Street Saga Trilogy[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • The Betrayal (1993)
  • The Secret (1993)
  • The Burning (1993)

Serie 99 Fear Street: The House of Evil[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • The First Horror (1994)
  • The Second Horror (1994)
  • The Third Horror (1994)

Serie Ghosts of Fear Street[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Nascondino con il morto (Hide and Shriek, 1995)
  • Chi ha dormito nella mia tomba? (Who's Been Sleeping in My Grave?, 1995)
  • L'invasione delle scimmie acquatiche (The Attack of the Aqua Apes, 1995)
  • Incubo tridimensionale (Nightmare in 3-D, 1996)
  • L'albero stregato (Stay Away from the Tree House, 1996)
  • L'occhio della maga (Eyes of the Fortune Teller, 1996)
  • Il cavaliere senza corpo (Fright Knight, 1996)
  • Una melma animata (The Ooze, 1996)
  • Le ombre si vendicano! (Revenge of the Shadow People, 1996)
  • L'Uomo-Insetto vive! (The Bugman Lives!, 1996)
  • Un affamato insaziabile (The Boy Who Ate Fear Street, 1996)
  • La notte del gatto mannaro (Night of the Werecat, 1996)
  • How To Be a Vampire (1996)
  • Body Switchers from Outer Space (1996)
  • Fright Christmas (1996)
  • Don't Ever Get Sick at Granny's (1997)
  • House of a Thousand Screams (1997)
  • Camp Fear Ghouls (1997)
  • Three Evil Wishes (1997)
  • Spell of the Screaming Jokers (1997)
  • The Creature from Club Lagoona (1997)
  • Field of Screams (1997)
  • Why I'm Not Afraid of Ghosts (1997)
  • Monster Dog (1997)
  • Halloween Bugs Me! (1997)
  • Go to Your Tomb - Right Now! (1997)
  • Parents from the 13th Dimension (1997)
  • Hide and Shriek II (1998)
  • The Tale of the Blue Monkey (1998)
  • I Was a Sixth-Grade Zombie (1998)
  • Escape of the He-Beast (1998)
  • Caution: Aliens at Work (1998)
  • Attack of the Vampire Worms (1998)
  • Horror Hotel Pt. 1: The Vampire Checks in (1998)
  • Horror Hotel Pt. 2: Ghost in the Guest Room (1998)
  • The Funhouse of Dr. Freek (1998)

Serie Fear Street: The Cataluna Chronicles[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • The Evil Moon (1995)
  • The Dark Secret (1995)
  • The Deadly Fire (1995)

Serie Give Yourself Goosebumps[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Escape from the Carnival of Horrors (1995)
  • Tick Tock, You're Dead! (1995)
  • Il club dell'orrore (Trapped in Bat Wing Hall, 1995)
  • The Deadly Experiments of Dr. Eeek (1996)
  • Night in Werewolf Woods (1996)
  • Beware of the Purple Peanut Butter (1996)
  • Under the Magician's Spell (1996)
  • The Curse of the Creeping Coffin (1996)
  • Il cavaliere malefico (The Knight in Screaming Armour, 1996)
  • Diario di una mummia impazzita (Diary of a Mad Mummy, 1996)
  • Deep in the Jungle of Doom (1996)
  • Welcome to the Wicked Wax Museum (1996)
  • Il genio del male (Scream of the Evil Genie, 1997)
  • The Creepy Creations of Professor Shock (1997)
  • Please Don't Feed the Vampire! (1997)
  • Secret Agent Grandma (1997)
  • Little Comic Shop of Horrors (1997)
  • Attack of the Beastly Babysitter (1997)
  • Escape from Camp Run-For-Your-Life (1997)
  • Toy Terror: Batteries Included (1997)
  • The Twisted Tale of Tiki Island (1997)
  • Return to the Carnival of Horrors (1997)
  • Zapped in Space (1997)
  • Lost in Stinkeye Swamp (1997)
  • Shop Till You Drop...Dead! (1998)
  • Alone in Snakebite Canyon (1998)
  • Checkout Time at the Dead-End Hotel (1998)
  • Night of a Thousand Claws (1998)
  • Invaders from the Big Screen (1998)
  • You're Plant Food! (1998)
  • The Werewolf of Twisted Tree Lodge (1998)
  • It's Only a Nightmare! (1998)
  • It Came from the Internet (1999)
  • Elevator to Nowhere (1999)
  • Hocus-Pocus Horror (1999)
  • Ship of Ghouls (1999)
  • Escape from Horror House (1999)
  • Into the Twister of Terror (1999)
  • Scary Birthday to You! (1999)
  • Zombie School (1999)
  • Danger Time (1999)
  • All-Day Nightmare (2000)

Serie Fear Street Sagas[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • A New Fear (1996)
  • House of Whispers (1996)
  • Forbidden Secrets (1996)
  • The Sign of Fear (1996)
  • The Hidden Evil (1997)
  • Daughters of Silence (1997)
  • Children of Fear (1997)
  • Dance of Death (1997)
  • Heart of the Hunter (1997)
  • The Awakening Evil (1997)
  • Circle of Fire (1998)
  • Chamber of Fear (1999)
  • Faces of Terror (1999)
  • One Last Kiss (1999)
  • Door of Death (1999)
  • The Hand of Power (1999)
  • The Raven Woman (1999)

Serie Fear Park[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • The First Scream (1996)
  • The Loudest Scream (1996)
  • The Last Scream (1996)

Serie New Fear Street[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • The Stepbrother (1998)
  • Camp Out (1998)
  • Scream, Jennifer, Scream! (1998)
  • The Bad Girl (1998)

Serie Give Yourself Goosebumps: Special Edition[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Into the Jaws of Doom (1998)
  • Return to Terror Tower (1998)
  • Trapped in the Circus of Fear (1998)
  • One Night in Payne House (1998)
  • The Curse of the Cave Creatures (1999)
  • Revenge of the Body Squeezers (1999)
  • Trick or...Trapped! (1999)
  • Weekend at Poison Lake (1999)

Serie Fear Street Seniors[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Let's Party (1998)
  • In Too Deep (1998)
  • The Thirst (1998)
  • No Answer (1998)
  • Last Chance (1998)
  • The Gift (1998)
  • Fight Team, Fight (1998)
  • Sweetheart, Evil Heart (1998)
  • Spring Break (1999)
  • Wicked (1999)
  • The Prom Date (1999)
  • Graduation Day (1999)

Serie The Nightmare Room[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Serie Mostly Ghostly[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Who Let the Ghosts Out? (2004)
  • Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? (2004)
  • One Night in Doom House (2005)
  • Little Camp of Horrors (2005)
  • Ghouls Gone Wild! (2005)
  • Let's Get This Party Haunted! (2005)
  • Freaks and Shrieks (2005)
  • Don't Close Your Eyes! (2006)

Serie Fear Street Nights[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Serie Rotten School[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • The Big Blueberry Barf-Off! (2005)
  • The Great Smelling Bee (2005)
  • The Good, the Bad and the Very Slimy (2005)
  • Lose, Team, Lose! (2005)
  • Shake, Rattle and Hurl! (2006)
  • The Heinie Prize (2006)
  • Dudes, the School is Haunted! (2006)
  • The Teacher from Heck (2006)
  • Party Poopers (2006)
  • The Rottenest Angel (2006)
  • Punk'd and Skunked (2007)
  • Battle of the Dum Diddys (2007)
  • Got Cake? (2007)
  • Night of the Creepy Things (2007)
  • Calling All Birdbrains (2007)
  • Dumb Clucks (2008)

Serie Goosebumps Graphix[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Creepy Creatures (2006)
  • Terror Trips (2007)
  • Scary Summer (2007)
  • Slappy's Tales of Horror (2015)

Serie HorrorLand[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Serie Horror High[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Grave Intentions (2009)
  • Fatal Kiss (2009)
  • Deadly Love (2009)

Serie La galleria degli orrori[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Serie Goosebumps Most Wanted[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Planet of the Lawn Gnomes (2012)
  • Son of Slappy (2013)
  • How I Met My Monster (2013)
  • Frankenstein's Dog (2013)
  • Dr. Maniac Will See You Now (2013)
  • Creature Teacher: The Final Exam (2014)
  • A Nightmare on Clown Street (2015)
  • Night of the Puppet People (2015)
  • Here Comes the Shaggedy (2016)
  • Lizard of Oz (2016)

Serie Goosebumps Most Wanted Special Edition[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Zombie Halloween (2014)
  • The 12 Screams of Christmas (2014)
  • Trick or Trap (2015)

Serie Goosebumps SlappyWorld[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Buon pupazzo di compleanno! (Slappy Birthday to You, 2017)
  • Pupazzo all'attacco! (Attack of the Jack, 2017)
  • I Am Slappy's Evil Twin (2017)
  • Please Do Not Feed the Weirdo (2018)
  • Escape from Shudder Mansion (2018)
  • The Ghost of Slappy (2018)
  • It's Alive! It's Alive! (2019)
  • The Dummy Meets the Mummy! (2019)
  • Revenge of the Invisible Boy (2019)
  • Diary of a Dummy (2020)
  • They Call Me the Night Howler! (2020)
  • My Friend Slappy (2020)
  • Monster Blood is Back (2021)
  • Fifth Grade Zombies (2021)
  • Judy and the Beast (2021)
  • Slappy in Dreamland (2021)
  • Haunting with the Stars (2022)
  • Slappy, Beware! (2022)
  • Night of the Squawker (2023)

Serie Fear Street Relaunch[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Giochi pericolosi, trad. Manuela Salvi, Mondadori, 2021 (Party Games, 2014)
  • Se dormi è la fine, trad. Manuela Salvi, Mondadori, 2021 (Don't Stay Up Late, 2015)
  • La ragazza scomparsa, trad. Sara Marcolini, Mondadori, 2022 (The Lost Girl, 2015)
  • Sai tenere un segreto?, trad. Manuela Salvi e Giorgio Salvi, Mondadori, 2022 (Can You Keep a Secreet?, 2016)
  • The Dead Boyfriend (2016)
  • Give Me a K-I-L-L (2017)

Serie Return to Fear Street[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • You May Now Kill the Bride (2018)
  • The Wrong Girl (2018)
  • Drop Dead Gorgeous (2019)

Romanzi indipendenti[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Gnasty Gnomes (1981)
  • The Forest of Enchantment (1983)
  • Blind Date (1986)
  • Spaceballs (1987)
  • Twisted (1987)
  • Phone Calls (1990)
  • Curtains (1990)
  • Off to Sea (1990)
  • The Boyfriend (1990) (edito poi nel 2006 in Italia come Un amore mortale)
  • The Snowman (1991)
  • Beach House (1992)
  • Hit and Run (1992)
  • The Girlfriend (1992)
  • The Hitchhiker (1993)
  • The Dead Girlfriend (1993)
  • Halloween Night (1993)
  • Call Waiting (1994)
  • The Beast (1994)
  • I Saw You That Night! (1994)
  • Halloween Night 2 (1994)
  • Beach Party (1995)
  • The Witness (1995)
  • The Beast 2 (1995)
  • Superstitious (1995) (edito poi nel 2001 in Italia come Superstizione)
  • Summer Sizzlers (1998)
  • Bride of the Living Dummy 2 (1998)
  • The Haunted Mask Lives! (2000)
  • When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001)
  • The Sitter (2003)
  • Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
  • Eye Candy (2004)
  • It's the First Day of School... Forever! (2011) (edito poi nel 2014 in Italia come Il primo giorno di scuola non si scorda mai)
  • The 13th Warning (2012) (edito poi nel 2020 in Italia come Il tredicesimo avvertimento)
  • The Adventures of Shrinkman (2012) (edito poi nel 2020 in Italia come Le avventure di Miniuomo)
  • The Creatures from Beyond Beyond (2012) (edito poi nel 2020 in Italia come Creature dall'Aldilà)
  • My Alien Parents (2012) (edito poi nel 2020 in Italia come I miei genitori extraterrestri)
  • Three Faces of Me (2012) (edito poi nel 2020 in Italia come Le mie tre facce)
  • Zombie Town (2012) (edito poi nel 2020 in Italia come La città degli zombie)
  • Red Rain (2012)
  • A Midsummer Night's Scream (2013)
  • Young Scrooge (2016)

Altri media[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Cinema[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Televisione[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Videogiochi[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Goosebumps: Escape from Horrorland (1996)
  • Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant (1997)
  • Goosebumps HorrorLand (2008)
  • Goosebumps: The Game (2015)
  • Piccoli brividi (Goosebumps Night of Scares, 2015)
  • Goosebumps Città dell'orrore - Spaventosi mostri (Goosebumps Horror Town, 2018)

Note[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. ^ (EN) R. L. Stine, su orrt.org. URL consultato il 28 luglio 2019.
  2. ^ (EN) Special Guests, su thrillerfest.com. URL consultato il 28 luglio 2019 (archiviato dall'url originale il 17 luglio 2011).
  3. ^ (EN) About R. L. - For book and school reports, su rlstine.com. URL consultato il 28 luglio 2019 (archiviato dall'url originale il 27 novembre 2013).

Collegamenti esterni[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

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