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German Cinema

Texts in Context (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media)

Marc Silberman


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In the history of German cinema, film directors have developed unique visual and narrative responses to the anxieties and excesses of their own times and those of Germany's past. German Cinema is the first English-language volume to provide a comprehensive historical overview of German film from the silent era to the present, as well as close readings of individual films.

Wayne State University Press, 9780814325605, 344pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1995

About the Author

Marc Silberman is the author of Heiner Muller: Forschungsberichte zur DDR-Literatur (Rodopi, 1980) and Literature of the Working World: A Study of the Industrial Novel in East Germany (H. Lang, 1976). A professor of German at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he earned his Ph.D. from Indiana University.