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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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The Hitchcock Romance: Love and Irony in Hitchcock's Films

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Was Alfred Hitchcock a cynical trifler with his audience's emotions, as he liked to pretend? Or was he a profoundly humane artist? Most commentators leave Hitchcock's self-assessment unquestioned, but this book shows that his movies convey an affectionate, hopeful understanding of human nature and the redemptive possibilities of love. Lesley Brill discusses Hitchcock's work as a whole and examines in detail twenty-two films, from perennial favorites like North by Northwest to neglected masterpieces like Rich and Strange.

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Was Alfred Hitchcock a cynical trifler with his audience's emotions, as he liked to pretend? Or was he a profoundly humane artist? Most commentators leave Hitchcock's self-assessment unquestioned, but this book shows that his movies convey an affectionate, hopeful understanding of human nature and t

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ISBN:
9780691002866
Author:
Brill, Lesley
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Location:
Princeton
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Plots, themes, etc.
Subject:
Film
Subject:
Hitchcock, alfred, 1899-1980
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Direction & Production
Subject:
Film Studies
Subject:
Film and Television-Production
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
February 1991
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.25x6.15x.73 in. .90 lbs.

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