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Hitchcock's Magic.

Author: Neil Badmington
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011.
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Why are we drawn to the work of Alfred Hitchcock so long after his final film appeared? What is the source of Hitchcock's magic? This book answers these questions by focussing upon the films themselves, upon how they hold our attention by constantly withholding something from us. Combining close analysis of a number of Hitchcock's most famous films with more general discussion his work, the volume takes issue with  Read more...
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Badmington, Neil.
Hitchcock's Magic.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2011
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Badmington
ISBN: 9780708323717 0708323715 1299200958 9781299200951
OCLC Number: 830170934
Description: 1 online resource (222 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction: Hitchcock's Magic; or, How I Starred 1in Saboteur; Ps/zycho; Frame Tale: Rear Window and the Promise of Vision; SpectRebecca; Stories of 'O': North by Northwest and The Man Who Knew Too Much; The Animals Who Knew Too Much: The Zoopoetics of The Birds; Postscript: Into the Mystery; Appendix: The Films of Alfred Hitchcock; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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Why are we drawn to the work of Alfred Hitchcock so long after his final film appeared? What is the source of Hitchcock's magic? This book answers these questions by focussing upon the fabric of the  Read more...

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"If you're wondering whether the world needs another book on Hitchcock's films, the answer is a resounding yes. Hitchcock's Magic is a lively and always engaging return to Hitchcock's corpus. Read more...

 
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