Hitch the Misogynistic Feminist: An Analysis of Contradicting Ideology in Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Joseph Theall , Marist College
Is Hitchcock's Frenzy his swan song to a gender that he loves to torment? Or is Hitchcock's relationship with femininity a more complicated revealing of the dangers of patriarchal society? This poster will deal with these questions, and reveal what Tania Modleski calls a "thoroughgoing ambivalence towards femininity."