Hitler - Films from Germany: History, Cinema and Politics since 1945 - The Holocaust and its Contexts (Hardback)
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Hitler - Films from Germany: History, Cinema and Politics since 1945 - The Holocaust and its Contexts (Hardback)

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Hardback 300 Pages / Published: 30/11/2012
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The first book-length study to critically examine the recent wave of Hitler biopics in German cinema and television. A group of international experts discuss films like Downfall in the context of earlier portrayals of Hitler and draw out their implications for the changing place of the Third Reich in the national historical imagination.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230229907
Number of pages: 300
Weight: 505 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

' superbly researched and presented Editors Machtans and Ruehl greatly enrich our understanding of Hitler's representations in German cinema and television.' - Alan Marcus, University of Aberdeen, UK

' a thought-provoking collection, with some outstanding essays. This volume

makes an important intervention in debates about film and the Third Reich, the depiction of history on screen, and the politics of memory.' - Jo Fox, Durham University, UK

'With historical precision and theoretical nuance, Hitler Films from Germany illuminates German cinema's enduring fascination with Hitler. A rich and revealing book about a past that refuses to go away.' - Anton Kaes, University of California, Berkeley, USA

'Hitler Films from Germany is an excellent collection of meticulously researched scholarship that demonstrates the complex and contradictory ways in which Hitler figures as an object of fascination in past and contemporary German media productions.' - Monatshefte

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