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Cognitive Approaches to German Historical Film : Seeing is Not Believing.

By: William, Jennifer.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Cognitive Studies in Literature and Performance: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (205 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319393186.Subject(s): Historical films--GermanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cognitive Approaches to German Historical Film : Seeing is Not BelievingDDC classification: 301 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction: What This Book Is, and Is Not -- Popular German Historical Film -- Cognitive Film Studies Today, and Why It Is Needed -- Chapter Overviews -- Chapter 2: Conceptual Blending and Imagining Historical Time and Space -- Chapter 3: Theory of Mind (ToM) and the Cinematic Retelling of History -- Chapter 4: Perspective-taking and Empathic Responses to Historical Film -- Terminology and Methodology -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Conceptual Blending and Imagining Historical Time and Space -- What is Blending? -- Criticisms of Conceptual Blending Theory -- Blending and Film Spectatorship -- Blending and the Filling-in Process -- The Promise (Das Versprechen 1995) -- Imagining Socialism -- Filling-In, Compression, and Imagination -- Counterfactuals and What-Ifs -- Herr Lehmann (2003) -- Blending, Humor, and Character Development -- Waiting and Temporal Compression -- Sun Alley (Sonnenallee, 1999) and Goodbye, Lenin! (2003) -- Sun Alley -- Goodbye, Lenin!41 -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Theory of Mind and the Cinematic Retelling of History -- What is Theory of Mind?-Definitions, Debates, and Misunderstandings -- The Viewer's Mind -- Embodied Transparency -- On Theory of Mind, Suspense, and Viewer Complicity -- Nowhere in Africa (Nirgendwo in Afrika, 2001) -- Goodbye, Lenin! (2003) -- Downfall (Der Untergang, 2004) -- The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen, 2006) -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Chapter 4: Perspective-Taking and Empathic Responses to Historical Film -- The Dimensions of Empathy -- Emotional Contagion and Embodied Social Cognition -- Mirror Neurons -- Perspective-Taking -- Empathy or Sympathy? -- Empathy and Morality -- Empathy and Film Reception -- The Third Reich and the Holocaust on Film -- Rosenstrasse (2003).
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (Sophie Scholl: Die letzten Tage, 2005) -- The Counterfeiters (Die Fälscher, 2007) -- Red-Army-Faction Terrorism -- The Legend of Rita (Die Stille nach dem Schuss, 2000) -- The Baader Meinhof Complex (Der Baader Meinhof Komplex, 2008) -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Epilogue -- Examining the Mind's Eye Through the Viewer's Eye: Implications and Future Directions -- The Road Ahead: A Two-Way Street -- Notes -- References -- Filmography -- Index.
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Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction: What This Book Is, and Is Not -- Popular German Historical Film -- Cognitive Film Studies Today, and Why It Is Needed -- Chapter Overviews -- Chapter 2: Conceptual Blending and Imagining Historical Time and Space -- Chapter 3: Theory of Mind (ToM) and the Cinematic Retelling of History -- Chapter 4: Perspective-taking and Empathic Responses to Historical Film -- Terminology and Methodology -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Conceptual Blending and Imagining Historical Time and Space -- What is Blending? -- Criticisms of Conceptual Blending Theory -- Blending and Film Spectatorship -- Blending and the Filling-in Process -- The Promise (Das Versprechen 1995) -- Imagining Socialism -- Filling-In, Compression, and Imagination -- Counterfactuals and What-Ifs -- Herr Lehmann (2003) -- Blending, Humor, and Character Development -- Waiting and Temporal Compression -- Sun Alley (Sonnenallee, 1999) and Goodbye, Lenin! (2003) -- Sun Alley -- Goodbye, Lenin!41 -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Theory of Mind and the Cinematic Retelling of History -- What is Theory of Mind?-Definitions, Debates, and Misunderstandings -- The Viewer's Mind -- Embodied Transparency -- On Theory of Mind, Suspense, and Viewer Complicity -- Nowhere in Africa (Nirgendwo in Afrika, 2001) -- Goodbye, Lenin! (2003) -- Downfall (Der Untergang, 2004) -- The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen, 2006) -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Chapter 4: Perspective-Taking and Empathic Responses to Historical Film -- The Dimensions of Empathy -- Emotional Contagion and Embodied Social Cognition -- Mirror Neurons -- Perspective-Taking -- Empathy or Sympathy? -- Empathy and Morality -- Empathy and Film Reception -- The Third Reich and the Holocaust on Film -- Rosenstrasse (2003).

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (Sophie Scholl: Die letzten Tage, 2005) -- The Counterfeiters (Die Fälscher, 2007) -- Red-Army-Faction Terrorism -- The Legend of Rita (Die Stille nach dem Schuss, 2000) -- The Baader Meinhof Complex (Der Baader Meinhof Komplex, 2008) -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Epilogue -- Examining the Mind's Eye Through the Viewer's Eye: Implications and Future Directions -- The Road Ahead: A Two-Way Street -- Notes -- References -- Filmography -- Index.

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<p>Jennifer Marston William is Professor of German in the School of Languages and Cultures at Purdue University, USA, where she is affiliated with the interdisciplinary programs in Jewish Studies and Film & Video Studies, and is a founding member of the Center for Cognitive Literary Studies.</p>

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