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Alfred Hitchcock

The Legacy of Victorianism

Paula Marantz Cohen


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" This provocative study traces Alfred Hitchock's long directorial career from Victorianism to postmodernism. Paul Cohen considers a number of Hitchcock's most acclaimed films- Shadow of a Doubt, Rear Window, Vertigo, Psycho -as well as some of his less well-known ones- Rope, the Wrong Man, Topaz -and makes connections between his evolution as a filmmaker and trends in the larger society. Drawing on a number of methodologies including feminism, psychoanalysis, and family systems, the author prov.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813108506, 216pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 1995

About the Author

Paula Marantz Cohen is Dean of the Pennoni Honors College and Distinguished Professor of English at Drexel University. She is the author of six nonfiction books on film, literature, and culture, and six novels, including the bestselling Jane Austen in Boca. Her most recent book is Of Human Kindness: What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Empathy.