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Alfred Hitchcock has long been understood as an inspired technician and master of abnormal psychology. The authors of this volume sugges, through new readings of his American films, that he is also a cultural critic of remarkable insight and undeniable presence. With new intensity and specificity, Hitchcock's America looks at Hitchcock's analysis of and engagement with American culture. His films emerge as our richest history of American middle-class culture at mid-century.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195119061
  • 9780195119060
  • 2,043,969

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...successfully shows Hitchcock's ability to record the changing expectations of American society in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s....Would be a good purchase for film collections in academic libraries. * Library Journal *show more

About Jonathan Freedman

Jonathan Freedman is Professor of English at the University of Michigan. Richard H. Millington is Associate Professor of English at Smith College.show more

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