Hitchcock's Films Revisited / Edition 2

Hitchcock's Films Revisited / Edition 2

by Robin Wood
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231126956

ISBN-13: 9780231126953

Pub. Date: 06/13/2002

Publisher: Columbia University Press

When Hitchcock's Films was first published, it quickly became known as a new kind of book on film and as a necessary text in the growing body of Hitchcock criticism. This revised edition of Hitchcock's Films Revisited includes a substantial new preface in which Wood reveals his personal history as a critic—including his coming out as a gay man, his

Overview

When Hitchcock's Films was first published, it quickly became known as a new kind of book on film and as a necessary text in the growing body of Hitchcock criticism. This revised edition of Hitchcock's Films Revisited includes a substantial new preface in which Wood reveals his personal history as a critic—including his coming out as a gay man, his views on his previous critical work, and how his writings, his love of film, and his personal life and have remained deeply intertwined through the years. This revised edition also includes a new chapter on Marnie.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231126953
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/13/2002
Edition description:
revised edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised EditionAcknowledgmentsIntroductionBook One: Hitchcock's Films1. Introduction2. Strangers on a Train3. Rear Window4. Vertigo5. North by Northwest6. Psycho7. The Birds8. Marnie9. Torn Curtain (1969)10. Retrospective (1977)Endnotes from Earlier EditionsBook Two: Hitchcock's Films Revisited11. Plot FOrmations12. Symmetry, Closure, Disruption: The Ambiguity of Blackmail13. Norms and Variations: The 39 Steps and Young and Innocent14. Ideology, Genre, Auteur: Shadow of a Doubt15. Star and Auteur: Hitchcock's Films with Bergman16. The Murderous Gays: Hitchcock's Homophobia17. The Men Who Knew Too Much (and the women who knew much better)18. Male Desire, Male Anxiety: The Essential Hitchcock19. You Freud, Me Hitchcock: Marnie RevisitedBibliographyIndex

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