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Author Hans, Anjeana K., author

Title Gender and the uncanny in films of the Weimar Republic / Anjeana K. Hans
Published Detroit, Michigan : Wayne State University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 302 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary approaches to film and media series
Contemporary approaches to film and media series.
Contents The world turned upside down : changing society, changing gender roles, changing medium in Weimar Germany -- The eyes of the mummy (Die Augen der Mumie Mâ, Ernst Lubitsch, 1918) : from the monster with the "eyes that live" to the passive object of the male gaze -- Uncanny tales (Unheimliche Geschichten, Richard Oswald, 1919) : the many guises of the dangerous woman -- Warning shadows (Schatten : Eine nächtliche Halluzination, Artur Robison, 1923) : transgression, abjection, projection -- The hands of Orlac (Orlacs Hände, Robert Wiene, 1924) : war trauma, injury, and the return to a changed world -- A daughter of destiny (Alraune, Henrik Galeen, 1928) and daughter of evil (Alraune, Richard Oswald, 1930) : from dangerous hybrid to self-sacrificing woman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-296) and index
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Subject Motion pictures -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role in motion pictures.
Uncanny, The (Psychoanalysis)
Women in motion pictures.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081433895X (electronic bk)
9780814338957 (electronic bk)