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Author Kracauer, Siegfried, 1889-1966.
Title Siegfried Kracauer's American writings : essays on film and popular culture / Siegfried Kracauer ; edited by Johannes von Moltke and Kristy Rawson ; with an afterword by Martin Jay.
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PN1995 .K6955 2012    DUE 02-28-15
  
Description xii, 290 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Weimar and now: German cultural criticism ; 45
Weimar and now ; 45.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Between Hollywood and Europe: a cultural critic in New York. Why France liked our films (1942) -- Hollywood's terror films (1946) -- Jean Vigo (1947) -- The revolt against rationality (1947) -- Jewish culture (1947) -- Filming the subconscious (1948) -- Psychiatry for everything and everybody (1948) -- Those movies with a message (1948) -- National types as Hollywood presents them (1949) -- The mirror up to nature (1949) -- Preston Sturges, or laughter betrayed (1950) -- Art today (1961) -- About the state of the humanities -- A statement on the humanistic approach -- Talk with Teddie (1960) -- A critic at large I: film reviews. An American experiment (1941) -- Dumbo (1941) -- Film notes from Hollywood (1941) -- A few American films (1941) -- William Wyler's new Bette Davis film (1941) -- Flaherty: The land (1942) -- For whom the bell tolls (1943) -- Paisan (1948) -- The decent German (1949) -- The eternal Jew (1956) -- A few notes on The connection (1961) -- A critic at large II: book reviews. In Eisenstein's workshop (1943) -- The Russian director (1949) -- The movie colony (1942) -- A lady of valor (1947) -- The Teutonic mind (1948) -- Consciousness, free and spontaneous (1948) -- Indologian holiday (1948) -- Portrait in film (1948) -- Total teaching -- Pictorial deluge (1950) -- Movie mirror (1950) -- Réflexion faite (1952) -- Toward a theory of film. Stage vs. screen acting (1950) -- The photographic approach (1951) -- Silent film comedy (1951) -- The found story and the episode (1956) -- Letter to film 56 (1956) -- Afterword: Kracauer, the magical nominalist / Martin Jay.
Language In English with some essays translated from German.
Subject Motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Reviews.
Related Names Von Moltke, Johannes, 1966-
Rawson, Kristy, 1963-
ISBN 9780520271821 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520271823 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520271838 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520271831 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520952003 (ebook)
0520952006 (ebook)
OCLC number 758393973