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Hitchcock"s Romantic Irony (Film and Culture Series)

by Richard Allen

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual film directors, film-makers,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Movie Directors,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • General,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • 1899-1980,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Hitchcock, Alfred,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10196359M
    ISBN 100231135742
    ISBN 109780231135740

    Get this from a library! Hitchcock's romantic irony. [Richard Allen] -- Is Hitchcock a superficial, though brilliant, entertainer or a moralist? Do his films celebrate the ideal of romantic love or subvert it? In a new interpretation of the director's work, Richard Allen.   Hitchcock's Romantic Irony Hitchcock's Romantic Irony LeBlanc, Lisa Richard Allen. New York: Columbia University Press, Alfred Hitchcock (–) explored many interesting relationships in his films both conventional, like Jeffries and Lisa in Rear Window, and shocking, such as Scottie and Judy in : Leblanc, Lisa.

    Hitchcock's Romantic Irony. por Richard Allen. Film and Culture Series ¡Gracias por compartir! Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla revisado. 1. por en 2 de mayo, De acuerdo, cerrar 0. 0. Escribe tu : Columbia University Press. Get this from a library! The Hitchcock romance: love and irony in Hitchcock's films. [Lesley Brill] -- Was Alfred Hitchcock a cynical trifler with his audience's emotions, as he liked to pretend? Or was he a profoundly humane artist? Most commentators leave Hitchcock's self-assessment unquestioned.

    The sensibility of romantic irony in the form of a romantic renewal is exemplified in the cut on action that bring North by Northwest to a climax. In a sublime match on action, Hitchcock cuts from Roger Thornhill holding onto the wrist of Eve Kendall dangling over the edge of the cliff on the side of Mount Rushmore. Hitchcock's Romantic Irony, Richard Allen, Columbia University Press. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction.


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Is Hitchcock a superficial, though brilliant, entertainer or a /5. Richard Allen is without doubt the only theoretician of the cinema today about whom one can say unequivocally that he knows Hitchcock's films as well as the creator himself.

He has also found, with 'romantic irony,' one of the best possible terms for making Hitchcock's singular genius shine. — Raymond Bellour, film critic and theoreticianPrice: $ Richard Allen's book is a remarkable work of synthesis, drawing on a wide range of Hitchcock scholarship that now spans half a century.

But it is more than synthesis: Allen has his own original take on the elements that combine to create what he calls Hitchcock Price: $ Excellent book, excellent deal, excellent seller. Brill's contention is fascinating: Hitchcock was NOT a macabre misfit interested Hitchcocks Romantic Irony book in the sick and scary.

Rather, says Brill, H's films on the whole are hopeful, affirming, generating conventional suspense Cited by: The Hitchcock Romance book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Was Alfred Hitchcock a cynical trifler with his audience's emotions, /5.

Is Hitchcock a superficial, though brilliant, entertainer or a moralist. Do his films celebrate the ideal of romantic love or subvert it. In a new interpretation of the director's work, Richard Allen argues that Hitchcock orchestrates the narrative and stylistic idioms of popular cinema to at once celebrate and subvert the ideal of romance and to forge a distinctive worldview-the amoral.

Hitchcock’s Romantic Irony examines the director’s overarching modes of narration and formal dexterity, and deftly incorporates an analysis of the entire spectrum of Hitchcock’s oeuvre. In his preface, Allen describes this effort as a “study in poetics” in which he articulates a process.

Hitchcock Annual () - Seeing Hitchcock Whole; Cineaste () - Hitchcock's Romantic Irony; Senses of Cinema - review by Karen Goodman (27/Aug/) Film Quarterly () - Hitchcock's Romantic Irony; Richard Allen's book is a remarkable work of synthesis, drawing on a wide range of Hitchcock scholarship that now spans half a century.

Hitchcock's romantic irony. Allen, Richard, According to Richard Allen, Hitchcock is a romantic ironist who at once celebrates and subverts romance, and by orchestrating the narrative and stylistic idioms of popular cinema, his films express a distinctive worldview - the amoral outlook of an aesthete.

Book. English. All formats and. Hitchcock's Romantic Irony (Film and Culture Series) - Kindle edition by Richard Allen. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hitchcock's Romantic Irony (Film and Culture Series).5/5(2). He describes in detail how Hitchcock's characteristic tone is achieved through a titillating combination of suspense and black humor that subverts the moral framework of the romantic thriller, and a meticulous approach to visual style that articulates the lure of human perversity even as the ideal of romance is being deliriously affirmed.

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Pay attention to names, capitalization, and dates. Allen draws on all of this previous scholarship (he is an editor of Hitchcock Annual and two anthologies on the director) by arguing that all of the conflicting interpretations of HItchcock's singular films is symptomatic of the director's specifically cultivated aesthetic of romantic irony.

Romantic irony, a term borrowed from literature, is when the writer or filmmaker presents 5/5. Was Alfred Hitchcock a cynical trifler with his audience's emotions, as he liked to pretend.

Or was he a profoundly humane artist. Most commentators leave Hitchcock's self-assessment unquestioned, but this book shows that his movies convey an affectionate, hopeful understanding of human nature and the redemptive possibilities of love. Lesley Brill discusses Hitchcock's.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hitchcock's Romantic Irony (Film and Culture Series) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(2). Argues that Hitchcock orchestrates the narrative and stylistic idioms of popular cinema to at once celebrate and subvert the ideal of romance.

The author describes how Hitchcock's characteristic tone is achieved through a titillating combination of suspense and black humor that subverts the moral framework of the romantic thriller. The book's first section mounts a defense of the use of romantic irony, as well as a classification of the narrative forms found through Hitchcock's body of films, including an extended discussion of the director's well-known use of suspense.

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Most commentators leave Hitchcock's self-assessment unquestioned, but this book shows that his movies convey an affectionate, hopeful understanding of human nature and the redemptive .Hitchcock’s Romantic Irony.

New York: Columbia University Press, ISBN: US$ (pb) pp (Review copy supplied by Footprint Books) Looking over the history of film theory and criticism during the past fifty years, one cannot help being struck by the way nearly every methodology, from auteurism to psychoanalysis to.Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar.

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