German Cinema: Texts in Context

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Wayne State University Press, 1995 - Performing Arts - 322 pages
In the history of German cinema, film directors have developed unique visual and narrative responses to the anxieties and excesses of their own times and those of Germany’s past. German Cinema is the first English-language volume to provide a comprehensive historical overview of German film from the silent era to the present, as well as close readings of individual films.
 

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Contents

Parti The Weimar Cinema
1
The Cinema of the Third Reich
49
The Early Postwar Cinema
97
Hans Deppes Black Forest Girl
114
Conclusion
231

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About the author (1995)

Marc Silberman is the author of Heiner Muller: Forschungsberichte zur DDR--Literatur (Rodopi, 1980) and Literature of the Working World: A Study of the Industrial Novel in East Germany (H. Lang, 1976). A professor of German at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he earned his Ph.D. from Indiana University.

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