Volker Schlondorff's Cinema: Adaptation, Politics, and the

Volker Schlondorff's Cinema: Adaptation, Politics, and the "Movie-Appropriate"

by Hans Bernhard Moeller, George L Lellis

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ISBN-13: 9780809389391
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 10/31/2012
Series: Volker Schlondorff's Cinema: Adaptation, Politics, and the "Movie-Appropriate"
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Hans-Bernhard Moeller is a professor in the Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches a range of courses on the German cinema as well as courses in German literature and comparative literature. He is author of many articles on cinema and editor of Latin America and the Literature of Exile: A Comparative View of the Twentieth-Century Refugee Writers in the New World.

George Lellis is a professor of Communication, chair of the Department of Business Administration and director of the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center at Coker College. He is author of Bertolt Brecht, Cahiers du Cinéma and Contemporary Film Theory.

Table of Contents

Cover Book Title Copyright Contents Illustrations Acknowledgments 1. Introduction: The Historical Importance of Schlöndo 2. Schlöndorff and His Sources Part One: The Early Schlondorff: Suppression, Pop, and Protest 3. Young Törless 4. A Degree of Murder and “An Uneasy Moment” 5. Michael Kohlhaas Part Two: Brechtian and Profeminist Schlondorff 6. “Amphibious” Movies and Formal Experiments 7. Baal 8. The Sudden Wealth of the Poor People of Kombach 9. The Morals of Ruth Halbfass and Overnight Stay in Tyrol 10. A Free Woman 11. Georgina’s Reasons 12. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum 13. Coup de Grâce Part Three: The International Schlondorff 14. A GermanConsciousness for an International Audience 15. The Tin Drum 16. Just for Fun, Just for Play—Kaleidoscope Valeska Gert, The Candidate, and War and Peace 17. Circle of Deceit 18. Swann in Love Part Four: The American Schlondorff 19. A German Filmmaker in the United States 20. Death of a Salesman 21. A Gathering of Old Men 22. The Handmaid’s Tale Part Five: The Post-Wall Schlondorff 23. A Filmmaker for the European Community 24. Voyager 25. The Ogre 26. Billy, How Did You Do It? and Palmetto 27. The Legend of Rita and “The Perfect Soldier” 28. Conclusion Filmography Appendix: U.S. Film, DVD, and Video Sources Notes Works Cited and Consulted Index Author Biographies Back Cover

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