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Title German essays on film / edited by Richard W. McCormick and Alison Guenther-Pal
Published New York : Continuum, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 321 pages)
Series German Library
German library.
Contents Introduction / Richard W. McCormick, Alison Guenther-Pal -- Late Wilhelmine Germany -- Artists, Critics, and Scholars -- The Theater of the Little People / Alfred Doblin -- Art at the Cinema / Herbert Tannenbaum -- An Abyss Not to Be Bridged / Malwine Rennert -- Thoughts on an Aesthetics of Cinema / Georg Lukacs -- Cinema and the Desire to Watch / Walter Serner -- Film and I / Hanns Heinz Ewers -- War Films / Malwine Rennert -- From On the Sociology of the Cinema / Emilie Altenloh -- Weimar Republic, 1918-33 -- Writers, Critics, and Artists -- An Expressionist Film / Herbert Ihering -- American Cinema / Claire Goll -- The Substitute for Dreams / Hugo von Hofmannsthal -- The Bankruptcy of German Film / Carl Einstein -- The Artistic Composition of the Film Drama / Fritz Lang -- The Ideal Picture Needs No Titles: By Its Very Nature the Art of the Screen Should Tell a Complete Story Pictorially / F.W. Murnau -- Theorists -- From The Visible Human / Bela Balazs -- The Little Shopgirls Go to the Movies / Siegfried Kracauer -- From The Three Penny Trial: A Sociological Experiment / Bertolt Brecht -- From Film / Rudolf Arnheim -- Nazi Germany 1933-45--And Those Who Fled ... -- Artists and Bureaucrats in the "Third Reich" -- Dr. Goebbels's Speech at the Kaiserhof on March 28, 1933 / Joseph Goebbels -- May the Strength and Beauty of Youth Have Found Cinematic Form / Leni Riefenstahl -- History and Film / Veit Harlan -- The Formative Power of Film / Fritz Hippler -- Gratitude toward the Theater / Helmut Kautner
Summary 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 D blin, Georg Luk cs, Claire Goll, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Fritz Lang, F.W. Murnau, Joseph Goebbels, Leni Riefenstahl, Walter Benjamin, Max Horkheimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Siegfrie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-318)
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Subject Motion pictures -- Germany.
Motion pictures.
Genre/Form Motion pictures.
Motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
Author Guenther-Pal, Alison.
McCormick, Richard W., 1951-
LC no. 2004001986
ISBN 1441159630 (electronic bk.)
9781441159632 (electronic bk.)