ERROR LOADING HTML FROM SOURCE (http://ncf.sobek.ufl.edu//design/skins/UFDC/html/header_item.html)

Alfred Hitchcock and the Eye of the Beholder

Permanent Link: http://ncf.sobek.ufl.edu/NCFE003763/00001

Material Information

Title: Alfred Hitchcock and the Eye of the Beholder Voyeurism & Metacinema in Rear Window, Vertigo, and Psycho
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Dutton, Alice Lee
Publisher: New College of Florida
Place of Publication: Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date: 2007
Publication Date: 2007

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Film
Cinematography
Suspense
Genre: bibliography   ( marcgt )
theses   ( marcgt )
government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
born-digital   ( sobekcm )
Electronic Thesis or Dissertation

Notes

Abstract: This thesis examines the prevalence of voyeurism and the use of metacinematic techniques in the films of Alfred Hitchcock. The three films used to illustrate this are Rear Window (1954), Vertigo (1958), and Psycho (1960), each of which was produced in the United States during Hitchcock's most prolific period. The subjects addressed within the thesis include various recurring motifs, such as the camera's numerous presentation of watchful eyes and Hitchcock's predilection for unusual gender construction, as well as frequently utilized cinematic techniques, such as the use of subjective camera angles in aligning the audience with a particular character. By creating an awareness of the relationships between the watching and the watched within his films, Hitchcock drew his audiences into his work by involving them directly in his subtextual discourse on voyeurism. The results are films that are not only frightening for the viewer, but also engaging subjects for academic analysis.
Statement of Responsibility: by Alice Lee Dutton
Thesis: Thesis (B.A.) -- New College of Florida, 2007
Electronic Access: RESTRICTED TO NCF STUDENTS, STAFF, FACULTY, AND ON-CAMPUS USE
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Source of Description: This bibliographic record is available under the Creative Commons CC0 public domain dedication. The New College of Florida, as creator of this bibliographic record, has waived all rights to it worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.
Local: Faculty Sponsor: Clark, Maribeth

Record Information

Source Institution: New College of Florida
Holding Location: New College of Florida
Rights Management: Applicable rights reserved.
Classification: local - S.T. 2007 D97
System ID: NCFE003763:00001

Permanent Link: http://ncf.sobek.ufl.edu/NCFE003763/00001

Material Information

Title: Alfred Hitchcock and the Eye of the Beholder Voyeurism & Metacinema in Rear Window, Vertigo, and Psycho
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Dutton, Alice Lee
Publisher: New College of Florida
Place of Publication: Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date: 2007
Publication Date: 2007

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Film
Cinematography
Suspense
Genre: bibliography   ( marcgt )
theses   ( marcgt )
government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
born-digital   ( sobekcm )
Electronic Thesis or Dissertation

Notes

Abstract: This thesis examines the prevalence of voyeurism and the use of metacinematic techniques in the films of Alfred Hitchcock. The three films used to illustrate this are Rear Window (1954), Vertigo (1958), and Psycho (1960), each of which was produced in the United States during Hitchcock's most prolific period. The subjects addressed within the thesis include various recurring motifs, such as the camera's numerous presentation of watchful eyes and Hitchcock's predilection for unusual gender construction, as well as frequently utilized cinematic techniques, such as the use of subjective camera angles in aligning the audience with a particular character. By creating an awareness of the relationships between the watching and the watched within his films, Hitchcock drew his audiences into his work by involving them directly in his subtextual discourse on voyeurism. The results are films that are not only frightening for the viewer, but also engaging subjects for academic analysis.
Statement of Responsibility: by Alice Lee Dutton
Thesis: Thesis (B.A.) -- New College of Florida, 2007
Electronic Access: RESTRICTED TO NCF STUDENTS, STAFF, FACULTY, AND ON-CAMPUS USE
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Source of Description: This bibliographic record is available under the Creative Commons CC0 public domain dedication. The New College of Florida, as creator of this bibliographic record, has waived all rights to it worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.
Local: Faculty Sponsor: Clark, Maribeth

Record Information

Source Institution: New College of Florida
Holding Location: New College of Florida
Rights Management: Applicable rights reserved.
Classification: local - S.T. 2007 D97
System ID: NCFE003763:00001

ERROR LOADING HTML FROM SOURCE (http://ncf.sobek.ufl.edu//design/skins/UFDC/html/footer_item.html)