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Author Rothman, William, author.

Title Must we kill the thing we love? : Emersonian perfectionism and the films of Alfred Hitchcock / William Rothman.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.430233092 ROTH    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Film and culture.
Film and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-293) and index.
Contents Introduction: drawing a new circle -- The wilde-er side of life -- Accomplices in murder -- "I don't like murderers" -- Little deaths -- "The time to make up your mind about people is never" -- "But may I trust you?" -- Silence and stasis -- Talking vs. living -- Two things to ponder -- The dark side of the moon -- Scottie's dream, Judy's plan, Madeleine's revenge -- Never again? -- A loveless world -- Birds of a feather -- A mother's love -- Every story has an ending -- Conclusion: Emerson, film, Hitchcock.
Subject Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Influence.
Redemption in motion pictures.
Standard Number 40023439868
ISBN 9780231166027 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231166028 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231166034 (paperback: alk. paper)
0231166036 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780231537308 (ebook)