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Author Goldberg, Jonathan.

Title Strangers on a train / Jonathan Goldberg.

Imprint Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.4372 G564s 2012    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description 157 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A queer film classic
Queer film classic.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index.
Summary "Alfred Hitchcock's 1951 thriller based on the novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith (author of The Talented Mr. Ripley) is about two men who meet on a train: one is a man of high social standing who wishes to divorce his unfaithful wife; the other is an enigmatic bachelor with an overbearing father. Together they enter into a murder plot that binds them to one another, with fatal consequences.
This Queer Film classic delves into the homoerotic energy of the film, especially between the two male characters (played by Farley Granger and Robert Walker). It builds on the question of the sexuality the film puts on view, not to ask whether either character is gay so much as to explore the queer relations between sexuality and murder and the strong antisocial impulses those relations represent. The book also includes a look at the making of the film and the critical controversies over Hitchcock's representations of male homosexuality."-- Back cover.
Contents Synopsis -- Credits -- One: Production notes and the making of a Queer film classic -- Two: Critical interludes -- Three: Strangers on a train x two.
Subject Strangers on a train (Motion picture)
Homosexuality in motion pictures.
Strangers in motion pictures.
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980. (OCoLC)fst00032434
Strangers on a train (Motion picture) (OCoLC)fst01364812
Homosexuality in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst00959829
Strangers in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01904802
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
ISBN 9781551524825

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