Fassbinder's Germany: History, Identity, Subject

June 1, 1996|
Fassbinder's Germany: History, Identity, Subject by Thomas Elsaesser
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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 through a re-reading of his films as textual entities. Approaching the work from different thematic and analytical perspectives, Elsaesser offers both an overview and a number of detailed readings of crucial films, while also providing a European context for Fassbinder's own coming to terms with fascism.

Introduction:  A Work Upstaged by Life? 1.  Fassbinder Representing Germany2.  From Vicious Circles to Double Binds:  Impossible Demands in the Field of Vision3.  Murder, Merger, Suicide:  The Politics of Despair4.  The BRD Trilogy, or: History, The Love Story?  The Marriage of Maria Braun, Lola, and Veronika Voss5.  Fassbinder, Reflec...
Title:Fassbinder's Germany: History, Identity, Subject
Product dimensions:350 pages, 9.5 X 6.25 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:350 pages, 9.5 X 6.25 X 1.2 in
Published:June 1, 1996
Publisher:Amsterdam University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9789053560594

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