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“How old is mae west?”: Mnemotechnics, female Female impersonation, and the eunarchy in Hitchcock “How old is mae west?”: Mnemotechnics, female Female impersonation, and the eunarchy in Hitchcock

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Author(s): Tom Cohen

Journal: Ilha do Desterro
ISSN 0101-4846

Issue: 42;
Start page: 293;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Hitchcock – film criticism – gender positions

ABSTRACT
The article addresses the issue of female impersonation in Hitchcock’s work, stressing the director’s focus on the performative nature of gender and his view that gender positions are fabricated. O artigo discute a questão da personificação feminina na obra de Hitchcock, enfatizando o enfoque do diretor na natureza performativa do gênero e na visão de que as posições de gênero são fabricadas.
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