Paperback: 312 pages
Publisher: University of Georgia Press (October 1, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 5044176
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
Developing a model of narrative based on game theory, Thomas Leitch offers a compelling new explanation for the distinctiveness and power of Hitchcock's films. Games such as the director's famous cameo appearances, the author says, allow the audience simultaneously to immerse itself in the world created by the narrative and to stand outside that world and appreciate the self-consciously suspenseful or comic techniques that make the movie peculiar...