Richard W McCormick & Alison C Guenther-Pal
Release Date: 01 Mar 2004
Format: Paperback / softback
Category: Films, Cinema
This fascinating volume is for all serious students of European cinema as well as historians of Germany in the 20th century. German Essays on Film
is divided into five parts:
Late Wilhelmine Germany
Weimar Republic (1918-33)
Inside the "Third Reich" (1933-45)
Intellectuals in Exile
and Postwar Germany: since 1945.
Among the writers, thinkers, filmmakers, and scholars anthologized are: Alfred Doblin, Georg Lukacs, Claire Goll, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Fritz Lang, F. W. Murnau, Joseph Goebbels, Leni Riefenstahl, Walter Benjamin, Max Horkheimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Siegfried Kracauer, R. W. Fassbinder, Wim Wenders, Gertrud Koch, and many others.
The introduction by McCormick and Guenther-Pal along with generous headnotes help to put all these essays into historic perspective.
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