• Psychology
  • Published 2012

Making a Meal of Manhood: Revisiting Rope and the Question of Hitchcock's Homophobia

@inproceedings{Greven2012MakingAM,
  title={Making a Meal of Manhood: Revisiting Rope and the Question of Hitchcock's Homophobia},
  author={David Greven},
  year={2012}
}
[1] When D. A. Miller published "Anal Rope," an essay about Alfred Hitchcock's film Rope (1948), in 1990, the AIDS crisis was still raging in the United States, no effective treatment for it was available, homophobia was at its height, and George Bush had taken office, extending his predecessor Ronald Reagan's reign. The intense suspicion of structures of power in Miller's essay and its palpable, though rhetorically contained, anger are in many ways rational, plausible responses to the… CONTINUE READING