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Hitchcock's Films Revisited

 
 
 
 
Hitchcock's Films Revisited
Author: Robin Wood
ISBN 13: 9780231126953
ISBN 10: 231126956
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2002-05-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $30.00
 
 

When Hitchcock's Films was first published, it quickly became known as a new kind of book on film and as a necessary text in the growing body of Hitchcock criticism. This revised edition of Hitchcock's Films Revisited includes a substantial new preface in which Wood reveals his personal history as a critic — including his coming out as a gay man, his views on his previous critical work, and how his writings, his love of film, and his personal life and have remained deeply intertwined through the years. This revised edition also includes a new chapter on Marnie.

London Times Saturday Review

It is impossible not to be impressed by the richness, justice, and eloquence of [Wood´s] readings like Rope, Notorious, Under Capricorn, and The Man Who Knew Too Much. . . . If there are still any doubters about Hitchcock's central place in the canon of 20th century artists, they should address themselves to this wonderful study, where they will find the case for the defense magisterially outlined and argued with sustained, fiery conviction.