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The Last Great American Picture Show: New Hollywood Cinema in the 1970s
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The French Connection, The Last Picture Show, M.A.S.H., Harold and Maude —these are only a few of the iconic films made in the United States during the 1970s. Originally considered a "lost generation," the 1970s are increasingly recognized as a crucial…
European Cinema And Continental Philosophy: Film As Thought Experiment
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|November 29, 2018

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This groundbreaking volume for the Thinking Cinema series focuses on the extent to which contemporary cinema contributes to political and philosophical thinking about the future of Europe's core Enlightenment values. In light of the challenges of globalization,…
Film History As Media Archaeology: Tracking Digital Cinema
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|October 3, 2016

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Since cinema has entered the digital era, its very nature has come under renewed scrutiny. Countering the "death of cinema" debate, Film History as Media Archaeology? presents a robust argument for cinema's current status as a new epistemological…
Melodrama After The Tears: New Perspectives On The Politics Of Victimhood
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In this age of public confession and reality television, melodrama has become a pervasive cultural mode. This volume covers a wide range of melodramatic expression in contemporary life, from the public staging of personal suffering to the emotionalization and…
Film Theory: An Introduction Through The Senses
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|March 26, 2015

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What is the relationship between cinema and spectator? This is the key question for film theory, and one that Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener put at the center of their insightful and engaging book, now revised from its popular first edition. Every kind of…
Metropolis
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|September 4, 2012

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Metropolis is a monumental work. On its release in 1925, after sixteen months' filming, it was Germany's most expensive feature film, a canvas for director Fritz Lang's increasingly extravagant ambitions. Lang, inspired by the skyline of New York, created a…
Ultrafast Hydrogen Bonding Dynamics and Proton Transfer Processes in the Condensed Phase
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Hydrogen bonds represent type of molecular interaction that determines the structure and function of a large variety of molecular systems. The elementary dynamics of hydrogen bonds and related proton transfer reactions, both occurring in the ultra fast time…
Weimar Cinema 1919-1933: Daydreams and Nightmares
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Published in conjunction with The Museum of Modern Art's presentation of 75 feature-length films from the Weimar era, many only recently restored, Weimar Cinema reconsiders the broad spectrum of influential films made in Germany between the World Wars. German…
Film Theory: An Introduction through the Senses
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What is the relationship between cinema and spectator? That is the central question for film theory, and renowned film scholars Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener use this question to guide students through all of the major film theories ¿ from the classical…
A Second Life: German Cinema's First Decades
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German cinema is best known for its art cinema and its long line of outstanding individual directors. The double spotlight on these two subject has only deepened the obscurity surrounding the popular cinema. German Cinema performs a kind of archaeology on a…
Fassbinder's Germany: History, Identity, Subject
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Rainer Werner Fassbinder is one of the most prominent and important authors of post-war European cinema. Thomas Elsaesser is the first to write a thoroughly analytical study of his work. He stresses the importance of a closer understanding of Fassbinder's career…
Early Cinema: Space, Frame, Narrative
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|November 26, 1990

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In the twenty years preceding the First World War, cinema rapidly developed from a fairground curiosity into a major industry and social institution, a source of information and entertainment for millions of people. Only recently have film scholars and historians…
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