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Near Defeat: Jazz Toward the “Final Victory” September 1942 to May 1945

Michael H. Kater

in Different Drummers: Jazz in the Culture of Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165531
eISBN:
9780199872237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165531.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After the summer of 1942, the tide began to turn against the Nazi Reich. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was losing out in the North African war arena and, in Russia, the Wehrmacht suffered more ... More


Jazz Goes to War Compliance and Defiance, September 1939 to August 1942

Michael H. Kater

in Different Drummers: Jazz in the Culture of Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165531
eISBN:
9780199872237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165531.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Nazi faithfuls who might have thought that jazz music had vanished from the Reich could be proven wrong just a few weeks into World War II. These Nazis were deploring a state of affairs which, ... More


The End of Ambiguity

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

Assassinations in Nantes and Bordeaux on 20 and 21 October 1941 placed General von Stülpnagel and the military administration in the center of a political firestorm. Using assassinations as a pretext ... More


Hollow Unity

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the fate of the Hindenburg myth during the period of relative stabilization of German politics and society. The author shows that Hindenburg's first term witnessed profound ... More


Millions of Ghosts: Weimar Hamlets and the Sorrows of Young Goebbels

Andreas Höfele

in No Hamlets: German Shakespeare from Nietzsche to Carl Schmitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718543
eISBN:
9780191787997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718543.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapters 4 and 5 focus on the decade following Germany’s defeat in 1918, when the ‘shame peace’ of Versailles and the despised parliamentary system of the new Republic deepened the chasm between ... More


Epilogue The Final Victory Postwar Jazz Triumphant

Michael H. Kater

in Different Drummers: Jazz in the Culture of Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165531
eISBN:
9780199872237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165531.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the area of popular culture in the Third Reich, the history of jazz, with its inherent contradictions, inconsistencies, and paradoxes, well illustrates the improvised nature of a dictatorial ... More


The Girl in the Water

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the debut of Swedish actress Kristina Söderbaum in Nazi cinema and her impact on Harlan’s life. After choosing her to play the female lead in Jugend (Youth, 1938), the ... More


Return to Carthage, or Hitler’s Aeneas/Dido Fragment

Julia Hell

in The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.003.0024
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with a particular episode in the Nazi empire’s collapse, Hitler’s last neo-Roman performance, taking place on the eve of his suicide. Writing his Political Testament, which the ... More


Third Reich Shakespeare

Andreas Höfele

in No Hamlets: German Shakespeare from Nietzsche to Carl Schmitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718543
eISBN:
9780191787997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718543.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

With Hitler’s takeover, which was greeted by many, though not all, rightist intellectuals, a triumphant Germany once again shed its Hamletian affiliations. Chapter 6 discusses how Shakespeare was ... More


National Socialism: Romans and Germans in Ewiger Wald

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Immediately upon coming to power, the Nazis brought the German film industry under their direct command. The 1936 feature film Ewiger Wald (“Eternal Forest”) shows the Nazis’ view of the cycle of ... More


No Hamlets: German Shakespeare from Nietzsche to Carl Schmitt

Andreas Höfele

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718543
eISBN:
9780191787997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

No Hamlets is the first critical account of the role of Shakespeare in the intellectual tradition of the political right in Germany from the founding of the Empire in 1871 to the ‘Bonn Republic’ of ... More


The Wehrmacht and the Volksgemeinschaft

Rolf-Dieter Müller

in Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167381
eISBN:
9780813168111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Volksgemeinschaft is an idealized concept referring to the Germanic ethnic or national community. The members of this community enjoyed the economic gains under Hitler, but most remembered the past ... More


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