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From Caligari to Hitler : a psychological history of the German film

Author: Siegfried Kracauer; Leonardo Quaresima
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2019.
Series: Princeton classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Princeton classics editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siegfried Kracauer; Leonardo Quaresima
ISBN: 9780691191348 0691191344
OCLC Number: 1051135052
Notes: Reprint of the revised and expanded edition, 2004.
Description: lii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The archaic period (1895-1918). Peace and war ; Forebodings ; Genesis of Ufa --
The postwar period (1918-1924). The shock of freedom ; Caligari ; Procession of tyrants ; Destiny ; Mute chaos ; Crucial dilemma ; From rebellion to submission --
The stabilized period (1924-1929). Decline ; Frozen ground ; The prostitute and the adolescent ; The new realism ; Montage ; Brief reveille --
The pre-Hitler Period (1930-1933). Songs and illusions ; Murderer among us ; Timid heresies ; For a better world ; National epic --
Supplement : propaganda and the Nazi war film. Nazi views and measures ; Film devices ; The swastika world ; Screen dramaturgy ; Conflict with reality.
Series Title: Princeton classics.
Responsibility: by Siegfried Kracauer ; edited and introduced by Leonardo Quaresima.

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"The book is an invaluable guide to a golden period of cinema."-Christopher Wood, Times "One of the great works of film history, this look at early German cinema, first published in 1947, is still a Read more...

 
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