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Warning Shadows: German Expressionism and American Film Noir

Janet Bergstrom

in Film Noir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748691074
eISBN:
9781474406420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691074.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When it comes to film noir, German Expressionism stands for The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919/1920) and the dark distinctiveness of the best-known films of the Weimar Republic that followed, from ... More


“‘Concordances’ of Utter Chaos Post Rem”: A Portrait of James Joyce as a Chapter in German (Marxist) Literary History

Robert K. Weninger

in The German Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041667
eISBN:
9780813043678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041667.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes an in-depth look at the role played by Joyce’s Ulysses in the so-called German Expressionism debate that raged among German Marxists in exile in the late 1930s—most prominently ... More


Baroque Europe

Kate Armond

in Modernism and the Theatre of the Baroque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419628
eISBN:
9781474444910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419628.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter aims to offer an overview of those resurgences of the baroque that are most significant for my study – Germany’s rediscovery of the Trauerspiel and allegory, the colourful legacy of the ... More


M

Samm Deighan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325772
eISBN:
9781800342422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325772.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fritz Lang's first sound feature, M (1931), is one of the earliest serial killer films in cinema history and laid the foundation for future horror movies and thrillers, particularly those with a ... More


Early European Horror

Bryan Turnock

in Studying Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325895
eISBN:
9781800342460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325895.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses early European horror, identifying elements that would go on to become 'monster movie' convention. It looks at Paul Wegener and Carl Boese's Der Golem: Wie er in Die Welt Kam ... More


Narrative

Sean Redmond

in Constellations Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the narrative of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner in terms of the way it functions, like the anti-narrative film found in a great deal of European art cinema. It discusses German ... More


Fritz Lang Remakes Jean Renoir for Hollywood: Film Noir in Three National Voices

R. Barton Palmer

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fritz Lang’s 1954 noir romance Human Desire (1954), both an adaptation of Emile Zola’s novel La Bête humaine (1890) and a remake of Jean Renoir’s 1938 screen version of the same title, provides an ... More


‘White Ophelia Floats Like a Great Lily’

Anne-Gaëlle Saliot

in The Drowned Muse: The Unknown Woman of the Seine's Survivals from Nineteenth-Century Modernity to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198708629
eISBN:
9780191779558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708629.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter investigates the series of mythical associations between woman and water evoked by the mask: Ophelia, the naiads of European folklore, mermaids, beautiful maidens who took their own ... More


Everyone Loves Her/His Illusions: The Purple Rose of Cairo and Shadows and Fog

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

These films are considered together in this chapter not only because they are two of Allen’s greatest cinematic accomplishments, but because they share so many elements in common—including their very ... More


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