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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 2/17/2009.
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This new edition of A Hitchcock Reader aims to preserve what has been so satisfying and successful in the first edition: a comprehensive anthology that may be used as a critical text in introductory or advanced film courses, while also satisfying Hitchcock scholars by representing the rich variety of critical responses to the director's films over the years. a total of 20 of Hitchcock's films are discussed in depth - many others are considered in passing section introductions by the editors that contextualize the essays and the films they discuss well-researched bibliographic references, which will allow readers to broaden the scope of their study of Alfred Hitchcock
Marshall Deutelbaum is Professor Emeritus of English at Purdue University, where he teaches courses in film history and theory.
Leland Poague is Professor of English at Iowa State University.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Second Edition||p. viii|
|Preface to the First Edition||p. xi|
|A Brief Chronology||p. xiii|
|Notes on Contributors||p. xv|
|Taking Hitchcock Seriously||p. 1|
|Hitch and His Public||p. 17|
|Hitchcock's Imagery and Art||p. 25|
|Hitch as Matrix-Figure: Hitchcock and Twentieth-Century Cinema||p. 47|
|Hitchcock in Britain||p. 69|
|Hitchcock's The Lodger||p. 75|
|Criticism and/as History: Rereading Blackmail||p. 85|
|Alfred Hitchcock's Murder!: Theater, Authorship, and the Presence of the Camera||p. 96|
|Consolidation of a Classical Style: The Man Who Knew Too Much||p. 107|
|Through a Woman's Eyes: Sexuality and Memory in The 39 Steps||p. 114|
|Rematerializing the Vanishing "Lady": Feminism, Hitchcock, and Interpretation||p. 126|
|Hitchcock in Hollywood||p. 137|
|All in the Family: Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt||p. 145|
|The Moral Universe of Hitchcock's Spellbound||p. 156|
|Notorious: Perversion par Excellence||p. 164|
|Strangers on a Train||p. 172|
|The Later Films||p. 183|
|Hitchcock's Rear Window: Reflexivity and the Critique of Voyeurism||p. 199|
|Finding the Right Man in The Wrong Man||p. 212|
|Male Desire, Male Anxiety: The Essential Hitchcock||p. 223|
|A Closer Look at Scopophilia: Mulvey, Hitchcock, and Vertigo||p. 234|
|North by Northwest||p. 250|
|"Oh, I See....": The Birds and the Culmination of Hitchcock's Hyper-Romantic Vision||p. 264|
|Mark's Marnie||p. 280|
|The Queer Voice in Marnie||p. 295|
|Rituals of Defilement: Frenzy||p. 312|
|Hitchcock and Film Theory: A Psycho Dossier||p. 327|
|Psychosis, Neurosis, Perversion||p. 341|
|Psycho's Allegory of Seeing||p. 361|
|On Being Norman: Performance and Inner Life in Hitchcock's Psycho||p. 368|
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