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Hitchcock and the methods of suspense

Author: William Hare
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work examines themes, techniques, and the filmmaking process in 15 of Hitchcock's best known films. It explores the auteur's treatments of psychoanalysis, voyeurism, and collective fears during the Cold War. Also presented are key stories behind several Hitchcock classics. The book includes numerous photographs and an extensive bibliography"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hare, William, 1942-
Hitchcock and the methods of suspense.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2007
(DLC) 2006036817
(OCoLC)75088016
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Hare
ISBN: 9781476608402 1476608407
OCLC Number: 608246416
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 351 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover --
Table of Contents --
Foreword by Robert Kendall --
Introduction --
1-A Breakthrough Spy Adventure: The 39 Steps (1935) --
2-America, Selznick and a Gothic Challenge: Rebecca (1940) --
3-Tranquility in the Midst of War --
4-Selznick and Psychiatry in Post-War Hollywood --
5-Hitchcock's Grand Leap into Psychodrama --
6-Hitchcock's Auteur Days amid More Psychodrama --
7-Voyeurism as High Art --
8-Hopelessly in Love with a Woman Who Never Was --
9-A Low-Budget Horror Jackpot --
10-The Master in Maturity --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: William Hare ; foreword by Robert Kendall.

Abstract:

Encompassing the scope of Alfred Hitchcock's 53 film career, this volume contains a comprehensive analysis of the director's greatest films, including behind-the-scene insights into the film and  Read more...

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