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Hitchcock's Films Revisited

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ISBN-10: 0231126956

ISBN-13: 9780231126953

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Robin Wood

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When Hitchcock's Films was first published, it quickly became known as a new kind of book on film -- one that came to be considered a necessary text in the Hitchcock bibliography. When Robin Wood returned to his writings on Hitchcock's films and published Hitchcock's Films Revisited in 1989, the multi-dimensional essays took on a new shape -- one that was tempered by Wood's own development as a critic. This new revised edition of Hitchcock's Films Revisited includes a substantial new preface in which Wood reveals his personal history as a film scholar -- including his coming out as a gay man, his views on his previous critical work, and how his writings, his love of film, and his personal…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/20/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 0.60" wide x 0.90" long x 0.11" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Robin Wood is a founding editor of CineActionand author of Hitchcock's Films Revisited(Revised Edition, Columbia, 2002) and Sexual Politics and Narrative Film(Columbia, 1998). He is professor emeritus at York University and the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Cinema Studies.

Introduction (1988)
Hitchcock's Films
Introduction (1965)
Strangers on a Train
Rear Window
North by Northwest
The Birds
Torn Curtain
Retrospective (1977)
Endnotes for Earlier Editions
Hitchcock's Films Revisited
Plot Formations
Symmetry, Closure, Disruption: the Ambiguity of Blackmail
Norms and Variations: the 39 Steps and Young and Innocent
Ideology, Genre, Auteur (1976)
Star and Auteur: Hitchcock's Films with Bergman
The Murderous Gays: Hitchcock's Homophobia
The Men Who Knew Too Much (and the Women Who Knew Much Better)
Male Desire, Male Anxiety: the Essential Hitchcock