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Reworking the German past : adaptations in film, the arts, and popular culture

Author: Susan G Figge; Jenifer K Ward
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2010.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Views adaptations as a way in which Germany seeks to come to terms with its past.

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Genre/Form: History
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan G Figge; Jenifer K Ward
ISBN: 9781571134448 1571134441
OCLC Number: 491913294
Description: xii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: Adapting (to) history / Linda Hutcheon --
Preface and acknowledgments --
Introduction: Adapting the past for the present / Susan G. Figge and Jenifer K. Ward --
Getting the last laugh: Die Degenhardts as Nazi Redemption of Der letzte Mann / Cary Nathenson --
Controlled chaos: a case study of photomontage in Weimar / Rachel Epp Buller --
Mensch, das ist ja wie im Kino! Emil and the Detectives go to the movies in Berlin / Richard C. Figge --
Ich mochte einmal alles erzahlen: The Nazi era in three fictional tellings and their cinematic retellings / Susan G. Figge and Jenifer K. Ward --
Ein Gemenge aus Nacht und Licht, Schwarz und Hell: Götz Friedrich's film adaptation of "Elektra" / Maria Euchner --
Irresistible innocence: Reappropriations of Weimar and Nazi-era Schlager / Sunka Simon --
Counter voice in adaptation: Elisabeth Langgässer's reappearance in Cordelia Edvardson's memoir "Burned child seeks the fire" / Thomas Sebastian --
W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz: Adaptation as restitution / Elizabeth Baer --
Alltag becomes Alltagsgeschichte: The Haus der Geschichte in Lutherstadt Wittenberg and the DDR Museum Berlin / Irene Lazda --
Show and tell: Doris Dörrie's strategies of adaptation in "Bin ich schön" / Mareike Herrmann.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Susan G. Figge and Jenifer K. Ward.
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This volume makes a valuable and multidisciplinary contribution to the discussion of Vergangenheitsbewaltigung and adaptation theory in 20th- and 21st-century German cultural production. GERMAN Read more...

 
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