Bluebeard's legacy : death and secrets from Bartók to Hitchcock / edited by Griselda Pollock and Victoria Anderson

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Subjects: Bluebeard (Legendary character) in literature
Bluebeard (Legendary character)--In opera
Bluebeard (Legendary character)--In motion pictures
Masculinity in literature
Masculinity in motion pictures
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Series: New encounters
New encounters (London, England)
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xxx, 258 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Series Preface - New Encounters: Arts, Cultures, Concepts / Griselda Pollock
Preface / Griselda Pollock
Introduction. A Perrault in Wolf's Clothing / Victoria Anderson 3
1. Bluebeard's Curse: Repetition and Improvisational Energy in the Bluebeard Tale / Maria Tatar 15
2. Bluebeard, Hero of Modernity: Tales at the Fin de Siecle / Mererid Puw Davies 31
3. Bela Bartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle: A Musicological Perspective / David Cooper 53
4. A Tale of an Eye: Revealing the Jew in Duke Bluebeard's Castle / Victoria Anderson 71
5. Hidden Debates Under a Baroque Surface: Barbe-bleue by Georges Melies (1901) / Michael Hiltbrunner 87
6. Hommes Fatals: Murder, Pathology and Hollywood's Bluebeards / Griselda Pollock 99
7. The Enigma of Homecoming: Secret Beyond the Door - Film Noir's Celebration of Domestic Anxiety / Elisabeth Bronfen 133
8. Dying for Art: Michael Powell's Journey Towards Duke Bluebeard's Castle and the Filmis Art-Work of the Future 175
Ian Christie
Notes 201
Bibliography 225
List of Contributors 237
Index 241
Additional Authors: Pollock, Griselda
Anderson, Victoria (Victoria E.)
Notes: ISBN: 9781845116323 (hbk.)
ISBN: 1845116321 (hbk.)
ISBN: 184511633X (pbk.)
ISBN: 9781845116330 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-236) and index
OCLC Number: 280430431
ISBN/ISSN: 9781845116323