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Fritz Lang's Metropolis : cinematic visions of technology and fear

Author: Michael Minden; Holger Bachmann
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2000.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing a broad range of materials and resources for the study of Fritz Lang's classic film Metropolist (1972), this volume includes both standard critical essays and contributions appearing for the first time.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Fritz Lang; Fritz Lang
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Minden; Holger Bachmann
ISBN: 1571131221 9781571131225 1571131469 9781571131461
OCLC Number: 43919677
Description: xi, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Production and contemporary reception of Metropolis / Holger Bachmann --
Critical reception of Metropolis / Michael Minden --
Part One: Materials and documentation --
Novel and the screenplay --
Production reports --
Reviews --
Part Two: Metamorphoses of Metropolis --
City of the future --
a film of ruins : on the work of the Munich Film Museum / Enno Patalas --
Innocence restored : reading and rereading a classic / Thomas Elsaesser --
Restoration, genealogy and palimpsests : on some historiographical questions / Giorgio Bertellini --
Part Three: Classic texts and context --
Structures of narrativity in Fritz Lang's Metropolis / Alan Williams --
Science, machines, and gender / Ludmilla Jordanova --
Vamp and the machine : Fritz Lang's Metropolis / Andreas Huyssen --
Mediation of technology and gender : Metropolis, nazism, modernism / R.L. Rutsky --
Part Four: Metropolis now --
Canning the uncanny : the construction of visual desire in Metropolis / Andrew Webber --
Imitation game : paralysis and response in Fritz Lang's Metropolis and contemporary critiques of technology / Julia Dover --
Metropolis --
the archetypal version : sentimentality and self-control in the reception of the film / Ben Morgan.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Minden and Holger Bachmann.

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A collection of essays -- early seminal works as well as freshinterpretations -- on the famous German expressionist film,Metropolis.  Read more...

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