Joyless streets : women and melodramatic representation in Weimar Germany (Book, 1989) [WorldCat.org]
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Joyless streets : women and melodramatic representation in Weimar Germany

Author: Patrice Petro
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Patrice Petro challenges the conventional assessment of German film history, which sees classical films as responding solely to male anxieties and fears. Exploring the address made to women in melodramatic films and in popular illustrated magazines, she shows how Weimar Germany had a commercially viable female audience, fascinated with looking at images that called traditional representations of gender into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Börngen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrice Petro
ISBN: 0691055521 9780691055527 0691008302 9780691008301
OCLC Number: 18255164
Description: xxiv, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: On the subject of Weimar film history --
Perceptions of difference --
Weimar photojournalism and the female reader --
Weimar cinema and the female spectator.
Other Titles: Women and melodramatic representation in Weimar.
Responsibility: Patrice Petro.
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Challenges the conventional assessment of German film history, which sees classical films as responding solely to male anxieties and fears. Exploring the address made to women in melodramatic films  Read more...

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