Hitchcock at the Source: The Auteur As Adapter

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Hitchcock at the Source: The Auteur As Adapter

Format:  Paperback,

327 pages

Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr

Publish Date: Sep 2011

ISBN-13: 9781438437484

ISBN-10: 143843748X

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Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
Publish Date: Sep 2011
ISBN-13: 9781438437484
ISBN-10: 143843748X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 327
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.95
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.75 x 8.75 x 0.75
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Chapter outline

Illustrationp. vii
Introduction: Recontextualizing Hitchcock's Authorshipp. 1
Hitchcock from Stage to Pagep. 11
Hitchcock and the Three Pleasure Gardensp. 33
Hitchcock and The Manxman: A Victorian Bestseller on the Silent Screenp. 47
Blackmail: Charles Bennett and the Decisive Turnp. 67
The Man Who Know Too Much (1934): Alfred Hitchcock, John Buchan, and the Thrill of the Chasep. 77
Secret Agent: Coming in from the Cold, Maugham Stylep. 89
The Lady Vanishes, but She Won't Go Awayp. 103
The Trouble with Rebeccap. 117
Depth Psychology on the Surface: Hitchcock's Spellboundp. 129
Unrecognizable Origins: "The Song of the Dragon" and Notoriousp. 139
Morbid Psychologies and So Forth: The Fine Art of Ropep. 159
Under a Distemperate Star: Under Capricornp. 173
Bruno's Game, or the Case of the Sardonic Psyschopathp. 189
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Dial M for Murder: The Submerged Televisuality of a Stage-to-Screen Adaptationp. 201
The Author of This Claptrap: Cornell Woolrich, Alfred Hitchcock, and Rear Windowp. 213
To Catch a Thief: Light Reading on a Dark Topicp. 229
Woman as Death: Vertigo as Sourcep. 239
Psycho: Trust the Talep. 255
Thirteen Ways of Looking at The Birdsp. 267
A Brief Anatomy of Family Plotp. 295
Appendix: Hitchcock's Films and Their Sourcesp. 309
Contributorsp. 313
Indexp. 319

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