In four volumes, Alfred Hitchcock meets the need for an authoritative reference work that allows researchers and students to make sense of the vast Hitchcock literature and the continuing explosion in research output. Users will now be able easily and rapidly to locate the best and most influential critical scholarship, work that is otherwise oftentimes inaccessible or scattered throughout a variety of specialist journals and books
With material gathered into one easy-to-use set, researchers and students can now spend more of their time with the key journal articles, book chapters, and other pieces, rather than on time-consuming (and sometimes fruitless) archival searches.
The collection is supplemented with a comprehensive introduction newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context.
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Series: Critical Evaluations of Leading Film-makers
‘Will there ever be an end to the supply of books about Alfred Hitchcock?’, pleaded the Times Literary Supplement in 2008. It is a fair question for, as Michael Walker pointed out in Hitchcock’s Motifs, more has been written about Hitchcock (1899–1980) than any other film director. Indeed, Jane E....
Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge
Series: On Directors
Nicholas Haeffner provides a comprehensive introduction to Alfred Hitchcock's major British and Hollywood films and usefully navigates the reader through a wealth of critical commentaries. One of the acknowledged giants of film, Hitchcock's prolific half-century career spanned the silent and sound...
Published July 13th 2005 by Routledge
Series: Philosophers on Film
Released in 1958, Vertigo is widely regarded as Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece and one of the greatest films of all time. This is the first book devoted to exploring the philosophical aspects of Vertigo. Following an introduction by the editor that places the film in context, each chapter reflects...
Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge