Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 December 2008

248 Pages

ISBN: 9780748636464

Bookseller Code (06)

Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Barbara Straumann

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Brings an entirely new perspective to the work of Hitchcock and Nabokov
  • Discusses psychoanalysis both as a critical approach and as a crucial reference point for the cinematic and literary texts themselves
  • Analyses figurations of exile in different aesthetic media
  • Challenges received notions of postmodern texts as purely playful"

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