9780195169201

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho A Casebook

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    9780195169201

  • ISBN10:

    0195169204

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-08-19
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Casebooks in Criticism offer analytical and interpretive frameworks for understanding key texts in world literature and film. Each casebook reprints documents relating to a work's historical context and reception, presents the best critical studies, and, when possible, features an interview with the author. Accessible and informative to scholars, students, and nonspecialist readers alike, the books in this series provide a wide range of critical and informative commentaries on major texts. Book jacket.

Author Biography


Robert Kolker is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Table of Contents

1 "Good Evening ...": Alfred Hitchcock Talks to François Truffaut about "Pure Cinema," Playing His Audience Like an Organ, and Psycho
3(20)
2 Introduction
23(6)
ROBERT KOLKER
3 The Inception
29(28)
STEPHEN REBELLO
From-Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho
30(27)
4 Early Reception
57(4)
BOSLEY CROWTHER
Hitchcock's 'Psycho' Bows at 2 Houses
57(2)
Psycho Entry for "Ten Best Films"
59(2)
5 The Building of a Reputation
61(40)
JEAN DOUCHET
Hitch and His Audience
62(12)
ROBIN WOOD
Psycho
74(11)
RAYMOND DURGNAT
Psycho
85(16)
6 Psycho's Music
101(18)
ROYAL S. BROWN
Herrmann, Hitchcock, and the Music of the Irrational
102(17)
7 Psycho and the Gaze
119(28)
GEORGE TOLES
"If Thine Eye Offend Thee...": Psycho and the Art of Infection
120(27)
8 Psychoanalytical Approaches
147(16)
ROBERT SAMUELS
Epilogue: Psycho and the Horror of the Bi-Textual Unconscious
149(14)
9 Gender, Reception, and the Postmodern
163(42)
LINDA WILLIAMS
Discipline and Fun: Psycho and Postmodern Cinema
164(41)
10 The Man Who Knew More Than Too Much 205(52)
ROBERT KOLKER
The Form, Structure, and Influence of Psycho
206(51)
Bibliography 257(4)
Film Credits 261

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