The Birds

by Camille Paglia

Part of the BFI Film Classics Series

The Birds Synopsis

Camille Paglia draws together in this text the aesthetic, technical and mythical qualities of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963), and analyzes its depiction of gender and family relations. A film about anxiety, sexual power and the violence of nature, it is quintessential Hitchcock.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780851706511
Publication date: 1st July 1998
Author: Camille Paglia
Publisher: BFI Publishing an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Categories: Film theory & criticism,

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