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A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Thomas Leitch, Leland Poague
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-01 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The most comprehensive volume ever published on Alfred Hitchcock, covering his career and legacy as well as the broader cultural and intellectual contexts of his work. Contains thirty chapters by the leading Hitchcock scholars Covers his long career, from his earliest contributions to other directors’ silent films to his last
The Cambridge Companion to Alfred Hitchcock
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Jonathan Freedman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-08 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this Companion, leading film scholars and critics of American culture and imagination trace Hitchcock's interplay with the Hollywood studio system, the Cold War, and new forms of sexuality, gender, and desire over his thirty-year American career.
A Companion to Crime Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: Charles J. Rzepka, Lee Horsley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-21 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A Companion to Crime Fiction presents the definitive guide to this popular genre from its origins in the eighteenth century to the present day A collection of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a team of leading scholars across the globe make this Companion the definitive guide to crime fiction Follows
Film Adaptation and Its Discontents
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Thomas Leitch
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-15 - Publisher: JHU Press

The range of films studied, from silent Shakespeare to Sherlock Holmes to The Lord of the Rings, is as broad as the problems that come under review.
Classical Myth in Alfred Hitchcock's Wrong Man and Grace Kelly Films
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Mark William Padilla
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-12 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book treats six beloved films of Hitchcock: The 39 Steps, Saboteur, and North by Northwest, plus Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, and To Catch a Thief. Padilla reviews their production histories with an eye to classical influences, and then analyzes their links with Greek art, poetry, and philosophy.