Afterlives : Allegories of Film and Mortality in Early Weimar GermanyMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandThinking Cinema: Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (289 p.)ISBN: 9781441186454Subject(s): Motion pictures -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Motion pictures -- PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Afterlives: Allegories of Film and Mortality in Early Weimar GermanyDDC classification: 791.4309 LOC classification: PN1993.5.G3 -- .C46 2014ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover ; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Two Postwar Masculinities Robert Reinert's Nerves (1919); 2 Melancholy Specters F. W. Murnau's The Haunted Castle (1921) and Phantom (1922); 3 The Temporality of Destiny Fritz Lang's Destiny (1921); 4 The Cinematic Other Paul Wegener's The Golem: How He Came Into the World (1920); 5 Technologies of Revenge Fritz Lang's The Nibelungen (1924) and Arthur Robison's Warning Shadows (1923) ; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Filmography; Index
Weimar cultural critics and intellectuals have repeatedly linked the dynamic movement of the cinema to discourses of life and animation. Correspondingly, recent film historians and theorists have taken up these discourses to theorize the moving image, both in analog and digital. But, many important issues are overlooked. Combining close readings of individual films with detailed interpretations of philosophical texts, all produced in Weimar Germany immediately following the Great War, <i>Afterlives: Allegories of Film and Mortality in Early Weimar Germany</i> shows how these films teach viewer
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