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Shell shock cinema : Weimar culture and the wounds of war / Anton Kaes.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: PN1993.5.G3 K295 2009

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    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Kaes, Anton.
    Published
    Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009
    Locale
    Germany
    Contents
    The war at home. The wounded soldier
    The spirit of 1914
    Film and nation
    The battle of images
    A medium for deception
    The new empire
    Mental breakdowns
    Tales from the asylum. War neurotics
    Recovering the past
    Phantoms and freaks
    From Dr. Charcot to Dr. Caligari
    Madness as resistance
    The Hitler connection
    Shattered space
    The return of the undead. The lost generation
    Mass death
    Dracula revisited
    A community under siege
    Hysteria on the home front
    The allure of the occult
    The work of mourning
    Myth, murder, and revenge. The national project
    Posing for Germany
    The will to form
    The fallen hero
    Excursus: Lang in World War I
    The sacred battle
    The end of violence
    The industrial battlefield. Rise of the machines
    Moloch war
    Lang's America
    The hunger for religion
    The workers' revolt
    Destruction and regeneration
    Aftershocks
    Conclusion.
    Notes
    Filmography: p. 251-165.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-297) and index.
    The war at home. The wounded soldier -- The spirit of 1914 -- Film and nation -- The battle of images -- A medium for deception -- The new empire -- Mental breakdowns -- Tales from the asylum. War neurotics -- Recovering the past -- Phantoms and freaks -- From Dr. Charcot to Dr. Caligari -- Madness as resistance -- The Hitler connection -- Shattered space -- The return of the undead. The lost generation -- Mass death -- Dracula revisited -- A community under siege -- Hysteria on the home front -- The allure of the occult -- The work of mourning -- Myth, murder, and revenge. The national project -- Posing for Germany -- The will to form -- The fallen hero -- Excursus: Lang in World War I -- The sacred battle -- The end of violence -- The industrial battlefield. Rise of the machines -- Moloch war -- Lang's America -- The hunger for religion -- The workers' revolt -- Destruction and regeneration -- Aftershocks -- Conclusion.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780691031361
    0691031363 (hardcover : alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    xi, 312 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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