ISBN-10:
0826415075
ISBN-13:
9780826415073
Pub. Date:
04/20/2004
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
German Essays on Film / Edition 1

German Essays on Film / Edition 1

by Richard McCormick, Alison Guenther-Pal

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ISBN-13: 9780826415073
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/20/2004
Series: German Library
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Richard W. McCormick is Director, Honors-College of Liberal Arts and Professor of German at the University of Minnesota.

Alison Guenther-Pal teaches at the University of Minnesota in the Department of German, Scandanavian and Dutch.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Richard W. McCormick and Alison Guenther-Pal

1. LATE WILHELMINE GERMANY

Artists, Critics, and Scholars
ALFRED DOBLIN
The Theater of the Little People

HERBERT TANNENBAUM
Art at the Cinema

MALWINE RENNERT
An Abyss Not to Be Bridged

GEORG LUKACS
Thoughts on an Aesthetics of Cinema

WALTER SERNER
Cinema and the Desire to Watch

HANNS HEINZ EWERS
Film and I

MALWINE RENNERT
War Films

EMILIE ALTENLOH
From On the Sociology of the Cinema

All translated by Lance W. Garmer

2. WEIMAR REPUBLIC, 1918-33

Writers, Critics, and Artists

HERBERT IHERING
An Expressionist Film
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

CLAIRE GOLL
American Cinema
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

HUGO VON HOFMANNSTHAL
The Substitute for Dreams
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

CARL EINSTEIN
The Bankruptcy of German Films
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

FRITZ LANG
The Artistic Composition of the Film Drama
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

F.W. MURNAU
The Ideal Picture Needs No Titles: By Its Very Nature the Art of the Screen Should Tell a Complete Story Pictorially
Translated by Theatre magazine

Theorists

BELA BALAZS
From The Visible Human
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

SIEGFRIED KRACAUER
The Little Shopgirls Go to the Movies
Translated by Thomas Y. Levin

BERTOLT BRECHT
From The Three Penny Trial: A Sociological Experiment
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

RUDOLF ARNHEIM
From Film
Translated by L.M. Sieveking and Ian F.D. Morrow

3. NAZI GERMANY 1933-45--AND THOSE WHO FLED....

Artists and Bureaucrats in the "Third Reich"

JOSEPH GOEBBELS
Dr. Goebbels's Speech at teh Kaiserhof on March 28, 1933

LENI RIEFENSTAHL
May the Strength and Beauty of Youth Have Found Cinematic Form

VEIT HARLAN
History and Film

FRITZ HIPPLER
The Formative Power of Film

HELMUT KAUTNER
Gratitude toward the Theater

All translated by Lance W. Garmer

Intellectuals in Exile

MAX HORKHEIMER AND THEODOR W. ADORNO
The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception
Translated by John Cumming

SIEGFRIED KRACAUER
Introduction to From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of German Film

LOTTE H. EISNER
Introduction to The Haunted Screen: Experssionism in the German Cinema and the Influcence of Max Reinhardt
Translated by Roger Greaves

4. POSTWAR GERMANY: 1945 TO THE PRESENT

Film Artists

WOLFGANG STAUDTE
A Letter to the Central Military Commander of the Soviet Occupation Zone
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

GUNTER GROLL, HELMUT KAUTNER, AND WALTER TALMON-GOS
Every Audience, as Everybody Knows, Has the Film It Deserves
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

THE OBERHAUSEN MANIFESTO
Translated by Eric Rentschler

ALEXANDER KLUGE
What Do the "Oberhauseners" Want?
Translated by Eric Rentschler

WOLFGANG STAUDTE
A Reflection: Befouling Our Own Nest?
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

WIM WENDERS
That's Entertainment: Hitler
Translated and abridged by Eric Rentschler

HELKE SANDER
Feminism and Film
Translated by Ramona Curry

KONRAD WOLF
On the Possibilities of Socialist Film Art: Reactions to Mama, I'm Alive
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER
From The Third Generation
Translated by Krishna Winston

THE MANIFESTO OF THE WOMEN FILM WORKERS
Translated by Eric Rentschler

JUTTA BRUCKNER
Women's Films Are Searches for Traces
Translated by Antje Masten

WOLFGANG KOHLHAASE
DEFA: A Personal View
Translated by Margaret Vallance

Critics, Scholars, and Theorists

ENNO PATALAS
On German Postwar Film
Translated by Lance W. Garmer

THEODOR W. ADORNO
Transparencies on Film
Translated

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