Bristol Area Library

New Search
Bibliography Information:
Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 920 Hitchcock
Author: White, Edward
Title: The twelve lives of Alfred Hitchcock
Remainder of title: an anatomy of the master of suspense
Summary, etc. note: "A fresh, innovative interpretation of the life, work, and lasting influence of the twentieth century's most iconic filmmaker. In The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, Edward White explores the Hitchcock phenomenon-what defines it, how it was invented, what it reveals about the man at its core, and how its legacy continues to shape our cultural world. The book's twelve chapters illuminate different aspects of Hitchcock's life and work: "The Boy Who Couldn't Grow Up"; "The Murderer"; "The Auteur"; "The Womanizer"; "The Fat Man"; "The Dandy"; "The Family Man"; "The Voyeur"; "The Entertainer"; "The Pioneer"; "The Londoner"; "The Man of God." Each of these angles reveals something fundamental about the man he was and the mythological creature he has become, presenting not just the life Hitchcock lived, but also the various versions of himself that he projected, and those projected on his behalf. White's portrayal illuminates a vital truth: Hitchcock was more than a Hollywood titan; he was the definitive modern artist, and his significance reaches far beyond the confines of cinema"--

International Standard Book Number: 9781324002390
: (hardcover)
: (epub)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9781324002406
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Geographic area code: e-uk---
Classification number: PN1998.3.H58
Item number: W545 2021
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 791.4302/33092
Classification number: B
Dates associated with a name: 1981-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Edward White.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York ,NY
Name of publisher: WW Norton & Company
Date of publication: 2021
Projected publication date: 2104
: New York, N.Y. :
: W. W. Norton & Company,
: [2021]
Extent: 295 pages
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted contents note: The boy who couldn't grow up -- The murderer -- The auteur -- The womanizer -- The fat man -- The dandy -- The family man -- The voyeur -- The entertainer -- The pioneer -- The Londoner -- The man of God.
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: Donated by Andrew Fenniman
Purchase price: 28.95
Personal name: Hitchcock, Alfred,
Dates associated with a name: 1899-1980.
Subject: Motion picture
Subject: Producer
Subject: Director
Subject: Biography
Form subdivision: Biography.
Geographic subdivision: Great Britain
: acquire
: 1 shelf copy
: policy default
: xk33 2020-10-22 (TW Situational) to Dewey
: HAND CARRY X COPIES/CIP COPY/LP COPY/ANY COPIES NEEDED FOR CONGRESSIONAL LOAN; DO NOT DISCARD; PLS CONTACT/scar, x7717 2021-04-19
: xk33 2020-10-13
: xk33 2020-10-13 (TW Situational) to review
: xk16 2020-10-21 TW situational
: xm04 2020-10-28 (TW situational)

Bibliography Copy Information:

Barcode # Description Status Status Dt Due Back
51907 checked in 2021-09-23 13:45:18