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The Resource Cinema in democratizing Germany : reconstructing national identity after Hitler, Heide Fehrenbach

Cinema in democratizing Germany : reconstructing national identity after Hitler, Heide Fehrenbach

Label
Cinema in democratizing Germany : reconstructing national identity after Hitler
Title
Cinema in democratizing Germany
Title remainder
reconstructing national identity after Hitler
Statement of responsibility
Heide Fehrenbach
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Heide Fehrenbach analyzes the important role cinema played in the reconstruction of German cultural and political identity between 1945 and 1962. Concentrating on the former West Germany, she explores the complex political uses of film--and the meanings attributed to film representation and spectatorship--during a period of abrupt transition to democracy. According to Fehrenbach, the process of national redefinition made cinema and cinematic control a focus of heated ideological debate. Moving beyond a narrow political examination of Allied-German negotiations, she investigates the broader social nexus of popular moviegoing, public demonstrations, film clubs, and municipal festivals. She also draws on work in gender and film studies to probe the ways filmmakers, students, church leaders, local politicians, and the general public articulated national identity in relation to the challenges posed by military occupation, American commercial culture, and redefined gender roles. Thus highlighting the links between national identity and cultural practice, this book provides a richer picture of what German reconstruction entailed for both women and men [Publisher description]
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fehrenbach, Heide
Dewey number
791.43/0943/09045
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.G3
LC item number
F35 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Filmkunst
  • Nationale identiteit
  • Cinéma
  • Cinéma
  • Cinéma
  • Film
  • Filmkunst
  • Nationale identiteit
  • Deutschland <Bundesrepublik>
Label
Cinema in democratizing Germany : reconstructing national identity after Hitler, Heide Fehrenbach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Cinema and national identity, 1945-1962 -- Cinema and German society before 1945 -- From military surveillance to self-supervision : American occupation and the politics of film, 1945-1949 -- Die Sünderin or who killed the German man? : early postwar cinema and the betrayal of fatherland -- The fight for the "Christian west" : film control and the reconstruction of civil society -- Popular cinema, spectatorship, and identity in the early 1950s -- From feckless masses to engaged critics : German film clubs and the quest for cultural renewal -- Local challenges to the dominant culture : Mannheim, Oberhausen, and the stirrings of young German cinema -- Mass culture and cold war politics : the Berlin film festival of the 1950s
Control code
31010427
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780807822043
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
94033816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1656901
Label
Cinema in democratizing Germany : reconstructing national identity after Hitler, Heide Fehrenbach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Cinema and national identity, 1945-1962 -- Cinema and German society before 1945 -- From military surveillance to self-supervision : American occupation and the politics of film, 1945-1949 -- Die Sünderin or who killed the German man? : early postwar cinema and the betrayal of fatherland -- The fight for the "Christian west" : film control and the reconstruction of civil society -- Popular cinema, spectatorship, and identity in the early 1950s -- From feckless masses to engaged critics : German film clubs and the quest for cultural renewal -- Local challenges to the dominant culture : Mannheim, Oberhausen, and the stirrings of young German cinema -- Mass culture and cold war politics : the Berlin film festival of the 1950s
Control code
31010427
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780807822043
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
94033816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1656901

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