A Hitchcock reader

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hitchcock, Alfred, -- 1899-1980 -- Criticism and interpretation

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Marshall Deutelbaum and Leland Poague.
ContributionsDeutelbaum, Marshall., Poague, Leland A., 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.H58 H574 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22543517M
ISBN 109781405155564, 9781405155571
LC Control Number2008041637

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