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ISBN-13: 9780810849785
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/15/2004
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Franz A. Birgel is Associate Professor of German at Muhlenberg College. Among his publications are articles on Christopher Martin Wieland and Werner Herzog. He is currently writing a book on the cinema of the Third Reich. Klaus Phillips is Professor of German and Film at Hollins University, where he is also the director of the graduate program in screenwriting and film studies. He has also published widely on post-1945 German cinema.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Conversation with Doris Dörrie Chapter 4 2 Beyond Screwball Comedy: Doris Dörrie's Straight Through the Heart Chapter 5 3 Article on In the Belly of the Whale Chapter 6 4 Doris Dörrie's Men: Bridging the Gap Between 1968 and 1985? Chapter 7 5 Love and Sexuality in Men Chapter 8 6 " I want to take you on my banana boat": A Queer Reading of Doris Dörrie's Men Chapter 9 7 Melodrama and Ambivalence or Where is " the strong woman" in Doris Dörrie's Paradise? Chapter 10 8 Me and Him and the "Serial Seducer" Genre Chapter 11 9 Why Americans Didn't Laugh: Comedic Structure in Me and Him Chapter 12 10 Text and Genre Context in Doris Dörrie's Money Chapter 13 11 Happy Birthday! or: Is a Private Eye a Type of Family Doctor? Chapter 14 12 A Carnival of Humans: Multi-Cultural Spaces and Space Aliens in Doris Dörrie's Nobody Loves Me Chapter 15 13 Angst Takes a Holiday in Doris Dörrie's Am I Beautiful? Chapter 16 14 Removing the Mask: Doris Dörrie's Enlightenment Guaranteed Chapter 17 15 Naked: Is there a fundamental identity, which we adorn or is it all tentative? Chapter 18 16 Reflecting Love at Quite Its Natural Size: Doris Dörrie as Writer Chapter 19 17 Doris Dörrie: The Filmmaker as Writer Chapter 20 18 What Children Know: The Child's Imagination in Doris Dörrie's Picture Books Part 21 Appendix: Original Script for Nobody Loves Me Part 22 Filmography Part 23 Bibliography Part 24 Index Part 25 About the Editors and Contributors

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