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Perspectives on German cinema

Author: Terri Ginsberg; Kirsten Moana Thompson
Publisher: New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1996.
Series: Perspectives on film.
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Perspectives on German cinema.
New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terri Ginsberg; Kirsten Moana Thompson
ISBN: 0816116113 9780816116119
OCLC Number: 34782741
Description: xii, 810 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Radical Disorderliness at the Post-Nationalist Moment / Terri Ginsberg and Kirsten Moana Thompson --
Reading Against the Grain: German Cinema and Film Historiography / Tassilo Schneider --
Hegemony and Cinematic Strategy / John E. Davidson --
Reception of Theory: Film/Television Studies and the Frankfurt School / Clay Steinman --
Kracauer's Epistemological Shift / Patrice Petro --
Dossier on Heimat / Miriam Hansen, Karsten Witte, Thomas Elsaesser and Gertrud Koch --
On the Difficulty of Saying "We": The Historians' Debate and Edgar Reitz's Heimat / Eric L. Santner --
Holocaust and the End of History: Postmodern Historiography in Cinema / Anton Kaes --
A Kind of Settlement of Damages: The Apologetic Tendencies in German History Writing / Jurgen Habermas The Use and Abuse of Memory: New German Cinema and the Discourse of Bitburg / Eric Rentschler --
Courtier, Vampire, or Vermin? Jew Suss's Contradictory Effort to Render the "Jew" Other / Linda Schulte-Sasse --
Torments of the Flesh, Coldness and the Spirit: Jewish Figures in the Films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder / Gertrud Koch --
Europa Europa: On the Borders of Vergangenbeitsverdrangung and Vergangenheitsbewaltigung / Ingeborg Majer O'Sickey and Annette Van --
Lili Marleen: Fascism and the Film Industry / Thomas Elsaesser --
How American Is It: The U.S. As Image and Imaginary in German Film / Eric Rentschler --
Wenders's Kings of the Road: The Voyage from Desire to Language / Timothy Corrigan --
The Cultural Politics of Intimacy --
Biology and Ideology: The "Natural" Family in Paris, Texas / Mas'ud Zavarzadeh Self-Consuming Images: The Identity Politics of Jutte Bruckner's Hunger Years / Susan E. Linville --
Is the Apolitical Woman at Peace?: A Reading of the Fairy Tale in Germany, Pale Mother / Barbara Hyams --
Incarcerated Space: The Repression of History in Von Trotta's Rosa Luxemburg / Antonia Lant --
The Sexual Politics of The Marriage of Maria Braun / Mary Beth Haralovich --
Marianne and Juliane/The German Sisters: Baader-Meinhof Fictionalized / Lisa DiCaprio --
The Political Dimensions of The Lost Honor of Katarina Blum / Jack Zipes --
Terrorism, Sadomasochism, and Utopia in Fassbinder's The Third Generation / Imke Lode --
Madame X of the China Seas / Patricia White --
The Mirror and the Vamp / Roswitha Muller --
The Last Stranger: Querelle and Cultural Simulation / Christopher Sharrett Helke Sander and the Will to Change / Kaja Silverman --
Not Reconciled: The Destruction of Narrative Pleasure / Melanie Magisos --
"In the Destructive Element Immerse": Hans-Jurgen Syberberg and Cultural Revolution / Fredric Jameson --
Herzog's Apocalypse as Eternal Return: The Circularity of La Soufriere / Kent Casper --
Cinema --
The Irresponsible Signifier or "The Gamble with History": Film Theory or Cinema Theory / Thomas Elsaesser --
Benjamin, Cinema and Experience: "The Blue Flower in the Land of Technology" / Miriam Hansen --
Modernity and Mass Culture in Weimar: Contours of a Discourse on Sexuality in Early Theories of Perception and Representation / Patrice Petro --
The Vamp and the Machine: Fritz Lang's Metropolis / Andreas Huyssen From Control to Commercialization: The Triumph of Mass Entertainment in Germany 1900-25? / Lynn Abrams --
Brecht and the Film Industry / Ben Brewster --
The Proletarian Cinema and the Weimar Republic / David Welch --
Mountains and Modernity: Relocating the Bergfilm / Eric Rentschler --
The Trouble With Hitler: Postwar German Aesthetics and the Legacy of Fascism / Eric L. Santner --
On the Road: Labor, Ethnicity and the New "New German Cinema" in the Age of the Multinational / Katie Trumpener --
Narrating Gender in the GDR: Hermann Zschoche's Burgschaft fur ein Jahr (1981) / Marc Silberman --
Why Kluge? / Stuart Liebman --
Theories of German Fascism: On the Collection of Essays War and Warrior / Walter Benjamin / Edited by Ernst Junger.
Series Title: Perspectives on film.
Responsibility: edited by Terri Ginsberg and Kirsten Moana Thompson.
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