A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock

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Thomas Leitch, Leland Poague
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 1, 2011 - Performing Arts - 624 pages
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The most comprehensive volume ever published on Alfred Hitchcock,covering his career and legacy as well as the broader cultural andintellectual contexts of his work.
  • Contains thirty chapters by the leading Hitchcock scholars
  • Covers his long career, from his earliest contributions toother directors’ silent films to his last uncompleted lastfilm
  • Details the enduring legacy he left to filmmakers and audiencesalike
 

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Contents

Hitchcocks Lives
11
Hitchcocks Literary Sources
28
Hitchcock and Early Filmmakers
48
Ironies of Fictional Time
67
Hitchcock and Romance
89
Hitchcock and Melodrama
109
Conceptual Suspense in Hitchcocks Films
126
Hitchcock and His Writers
141
The SelznickEra Films
289
From Transatlantic to Warner Bros
309
195460
329
The Universal Hitchcock
347
French Hitchcock 194555
367
Lost in Translation? Listening to the HitchcockTruffaut Interview
387
Robin Woods Hitchcock
405
From Rebecca to Marnie
452

Work of Hitchcocks Female Collaborators
162
Hitchcock and Performance
181
Aesthetic Space in Hitchcock
201
Hitchcock and Music
219
Some Hitchcockian Shots
237
Hitchcocks Silent Cinema
255
Gaumont Hitchcock
270
Queer Hitchcock
473
Hitchcock and Philosophy
493
The Forgotten Cigarette
529
Hitchcock and the Postmodern
555
Hitchcocks Legacy
572
Index
592
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Thomas Leitch is Professor of English at the University of Delaware, where he directs the Film Studies Program.

Leland Poague is Professor of English at Iowa State University

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