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Entertaining the Third Reich : illusions of wholeness in Nazi cinema

Author: Linda Schulte-Sasse; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1996.
Series: Post-contemporary interventions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking a look at Nazi cinema, this book examines Nazi films as movies that contain propaganda rather than as propaganda vehicles that happen to be movies. It is of interest to scholars involved in the study of cinema, popular culture, Nazism and Nazi art, the workings of fascist culture, and the history of modern ideology.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schulte-Sasse, Linda.
Entertaining the Third Reich.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605120492
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Schulte-Sasse; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 082231830X 9780822318309 0822318245 9780822318248
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 34721623
Description: xiv, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Mass Spectacle, History, Cinema: Embodiments of Social Fantasy --
2. Courtier, Vampire, or Vermin? Jew Süss's Contradictory Effort to Render the "Jew" Other --
3. Frederick, the Movie; or, The Return of the King's Body: Fridericus and The Great King --
4. Building the Body Armor: Hans Steinhoff's The Old and the Young King --
5. Duel over the Son: Herbert Maisch's Friedrich Schiller --
Triumph of a Genius --
6. Anomaly or "Fascist Delusion of Female Autonomy"? Pabst's Neuberin Film Komödianten --
7. Tribulations of a Genius: Traugott Müller's Friedemann Bach --
8. Vicious Circulation: Money and Foreignness in Nazi Film. Movies about Money: Hans Zerlett's Robert and Bertram and Karl Hartl's Gold --
Nazism and Machines --
Of Lies and Life : Münchhausen's Narrative Arabesque.
Series Title: Post-contemporary interventions.
Responsibility: Linda Schulte-Sasse.
Local System Bib Number:
.b15983973

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