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Sociability, Conviviality

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Wittenberg’s Luther festivals are important tools in dealing with economic, social, and cultural problems in the era of a reunified Germany. This chapter examines the civic dimensions of Luther ... More


Conclusion

Laura Bradley

in Cooperation and Conflict: GDR Theatre Censorship, 1961-1989

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589630
eISBN:
9780191595479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589630.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

Drawing both on examples from earlier chapters and on new material, this chapter evaluates the impact of censorship on GDR drama and theatre, historical developments in censorship practice, and ... More


Contiguous: The German-Polish Interzone

Randall Halle

in The Europeanization of Cinema: Interzones and Imaginative Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038457
eISBN:
9780252096334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038457.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores German–Polish film relations. World War II created a caesura between Germany and Poland. For years, the complex connectivity that existed in the region was broken and instead ... More


Amie Siegel (on DDR/DDR)

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Siegel talks about the experience of doing research in the archives of the former office of State security in what Americans called/call East Germany (DDR: Deutsche Demokratische Republik), and about ... More


Plattenbau Panopticon: The Stasi, Durchherrschung, and the New Housing Settlements

Eli Rubin

in Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732266
eISBN:
9780191796579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732266.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the darker side of state-built utopia; namely, the extent to which the East German secret police, the “Stasi,” were involved in the entire Marzahn project. It argues that the ... More


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