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The film explainer

Author: Michael Hofmann
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Hydra books/Northwestern University Press edView all editions and formats
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The arrival of talking films puts an end to the career of Karl Hofmann, a film explainer, the man who played the piano and interpreted silent films for the audience. The novel follows Hofmann as he places his services at the disposal of the emerging Nazi party.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hofmann
ISBN: 0810112930 9780810112933
OCLC Number: 34320992
Notes: "Hydra books."
Description: 249 p. ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: Kinoerzähler.
Responsibility: Gert Hofmann ; translated from the German by Michael Hofmann.

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The arrival of talking films puts an end to the career of Karl Hofmann, a film explainer, the man who played the piano and interpreted silent films for the audience. The novel follows Hofmann as he places his services at the disposal of the emerging Nazi party.

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