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Hitler--films from Germany : history, cinema and politics since 1945 / edited by Karolin Machtans, Martin A. Ruehl
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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 4th Floor  PN1995.9.H514 M585 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- In motion pictures
Subject(s) Motion pictures -- Germany -- History -- 21st century
Television -- Germany -- History -- 21st century
Physical Description xvi, 251 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Summary "The first book-length study to critically examine the recent wave of Hitler biopics in German cinema and television. A group of international experts discuss films like Downfall in the context of earlier portrayals of Hitler and draw out their implications for the changing place of the Third Reich in the national historical imagination"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction: Beyond the Gorgon's Gaze: Representing Hitler in German Cinema since 1945; K.Machtans & M.Ruehl -- The Führer's Fake: Presence of an Afterlife; E.Rentschler -- "Hitler's shadow still looms over us": G.W. Pabst's Der letzte Akt and its contemporary public response; M.Töteberg -- Our Hitler: A Film by Hans Jürgen Syberberg; T.Elsaesser -- Entombing the Nazi Past: On Downfall and Historicism; S.Hake -- Tragedy and Farce: Dani Levy's Mein Führer -- Die wirklich wahrste Wahrheit über Adolf Hitler; M.D.Richardson -- Man, Demon, Icon: The Cinematic Image of Hitler between Representation and Historical Reality; M.Elm -- Hitler Wars: From Hirschbiegel to Harald Schmidt; M.Butter -- Hitler Nonfictional: Hitler's Image in Recent Documentary Films; K.Stutterheim -- Encountering Hitler: Seductive Charisma and Memory Spaces in Heinrich Breloer's Speer und Er (2005); A.Bangert -- Conclusion: Far Away So Close: Loving to Hate Hitler; J.von Moltke
NOTE 529912
Series Holocaust and its contexts
Alternate Author Machtans, Karolin
Ruehl, Martin

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