Item description for A Second Life: German Cinema's First Decades (Amsterdam University Press - Film Culture in Transition) by Thomas Elsaesser & Michael Wedel...
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 period largely overlooked: the first two decades of German cinema. This collection of essays by established authors refocuses the terms of a debate that will develop in the years to come concerning the historical and cultural significance of popular cinema in Wilhelmine Germany.
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Studio: Amsterdam University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1996
Publisher Amsterdam University Press
ISBN 9053561722 ISBN13 9789053561720
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More About Thomas Elsaesser & Michael Wedel
Thomas Elsaesser is Professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of Amsterdam. Among his publications are "New German Cinema" (1989), "Early Cinema: Space Frame Narrative" (1990), "A Second Life" (1996) and "Fassbinder's Germany" (1996).
Thomas Elsaesser was born in 1943 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Amsterdam University of Amsterdam and Chair of Film and.