The Shining (BFI Film Classics) (Paperback)

The Shining (BFI Film Classics) Cover Image


Roger Luckhurst's study of Kubrick's dark masterpiece 'The Shining' illuminates the film's themes, tropes and resonances through a detailed analysis of sequences and performances. Taking the maze as a key motif, Luckhurst offers numerous threads with which to navigate the strange twists and turns along the corridors of this enigmatic film.

About the Author

Roger Luckhurst is Professor of Modern Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London. His many books include The Trauma Question (2008) and The Mummy's Curse (2012).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781844576395
ISBN-10: 1844576396
Publisher: British Film Institute
Publication Date: November 8th, 2013
Pages: 104
Language: English
Series: BFI Film Classics