Channeling Rear Window
Journal of Popular Film and Television
Rear Window is usually interpreted as a metaphor for cinema and film spectatorship. However, the film's domestic setting, plural spectacles, and gendered spectators' conversations could also refer to television, which at the time was sweeping the nation, and which Hitchcock was on the verge of exploring creatively and financially.
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Brower, S. (2016). CHANNELING Rear Window. Journal of Popular Film and Television, 44(2), 89-98.