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New German Cinema and Its Global Contexts

A Transnational Art Cinema

edited by Marco Abel and Jaimey Fisherafterword by Eric Rentschler

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Available January 2025
ISBN: 9780814348901
$34.99
Hardcover
Available January 2025
ISBN: 9780814348918
$94.99

Invisible Ink

Guy Stern

The incredible autobiography of an exiled child during WWII.

Paperback
Available March 2024
ISBN: 9780814351529
$22.99
Hardcover
Available March 2024
ISBN: 9780814347591
$27.99
Ebook
Available March 2024
ISBN: 9780814347607
$27.99
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Available March 2024
ISBN: 0814347592

Disputed Messiahs

Jewish and Christian Messianism in the Ashkenazic World During the Reformation

Rebekka Voßtranslated by John R. Crutchfield

Jewish and Christian messianic thought and activism in the Reformation era in the Ashkenazic world.

Paperback
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814348611
$42.99
Hardcover
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814341643
$94.99
Ebook
Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814341650
$36.99

The Genocidal Gaze

From German Southwest Africa to the Third Reich

Elizabeth R. Baer

Examines literature and art to reveal the German genocidal gaze in Africa and the Holocaust.

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343852
$32.99
Hardcover
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344385
$54.99
Ebook
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343869
$24.99

The Politics of Magic

Defa Fairy-Tale Films

Qinna Shen

The first comprehensive, critical, book-length treatment of the live-action fairy-tale films from former East Germany.

Paperback
Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780814339039
$32.99
Ebook
Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780814339046
$24.99

Gender and the Uncanny in Films of the Weimar Republic

Anjeana Hans

Examines how uncanny films of the Weimar Republic engage with and respond to changing gender norms and women's emancipation.

Paperback
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9780814338940
$32.99
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The Collapse of the Conventional

German Film and Its Politics at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

edited by Brad Prager and Jaimey Fisher

Analyzes a diverse body of films and investigates the renaissance that has taken place in German cinema since the turn of the twenty-first century.

Paperback
Published: October 2010
ISBN: 9780814333778
$42.99
Ebook
Published: October 2010
ISBN: 9780814336885
$42.99

In Babel's Shadow

Language, Philology, and the Nation in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Tuska Benes

A comprehensive cultural history of the language sciences in nineteenth-century Germany.

Hardcover
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333044
$56.99

Aby Warburg and Anti-Semitism

Political Perspectives on Images and Culture

Charlotte Schoell-Glass

A landmark study on Aby Warburg’s life and work, translated into English.

Hardcover
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814332559
$56.99

Disciplining Germany

Youth, Reeducation, and Reconstruction after the Second World War

Jaimey Fisher

A look at how the discussions, debates, and controversies in Germany about youth and reeducation after World War II helped Germans come to terms with their Nazi past, negotiate Allied occupation, and construct postwar German identity.

Hardcover
Published: June 2007
ISBN: 9780814333297
$52.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2007
ISBN: 9780814337431

After Images

Photography, Archaeology, and Psychoanalysis and the Tradition of Bildung

Eric Downing

Examining literature and cultural theory of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this volume considers connections between photography, archaeology, and psychoanalysis and their effects on conceptions of the self and Bildung.

Hardcover
Published: August 2006
ISBN: 9780814333013
$59.99

The Spell of Italy

Vacation, Magic, and the Attraction of Goethe

Richard Block

A study of the lure of Italy in German culture from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.

Hardcover
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814332696
$55.99
Ebook
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814335703
$55.99

Time's Visible Surface

Alois Riegl and the Discourse on History and Temporality in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

Michael Gubser

Expands our understanding of Alois Riegl beyond his role as an art historian to a pivotal figure in cultural theory at large, while placing his interest in history and time within the intellectual world of fin-de-siècle Vienna.

Hardcover
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814332085
$57.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814337462

Words from Abroad

Trauma and Displacement in Postwar German Jewish Writers

Katja Garloff

Examines the responses of German Jewish writers to the geographical and cultural displacement that is one of the lasting consequences of the Holocaust.

Hardcover
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814332450
$52.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814335772

History, Fiction, and Germany

Writing the Nineteenth-Century Nation

Brent O. Peterson

A study of the content, development, and transmission of German identity during the nineteenth century as Germany’s national narrative took shape in historical fiction and in both popular and academic history.

Hardcover
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814332009
$56.99

Fabricating Pleasure

Fashion, Entertainment, and Cultural Consumption in Germany, 1780-1830

Karin Wurst

Traces how the German middle class created a unique form of domestic culture that fused consumption with high culture in fashionable forms of entertainment.

Hardcover
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814331316
$62.99

Foreign Words

Translator-Authors in the Age of Goethe

Susan Bernofsky

A new perspective on the principal developments in translation practice and theory in Germany during the Age of Goethe with emphasis on the work of Goethe, Hölderlin, and Kleist as translators.

eBOOK
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814337356

About Face

German Physiognomic Thought from Lavater to Auschwitz

Richard T. Gray

A critical history of physiognomic thought in German-speaking Europe that traces the roots of twentieth-century racial profiling to the Enlightenment.

Hardcover
Published: March 2004
ISBN: 9780814331798
$54.99

Light Motives

German Popular Film in Perspective

edited by Margaret McCarthy and Randall Halle

Light Motives undertakes a long overdue critical reassessment of German popular cinema, challenging the traditional view of German film history and offering new ways to think about popular cinema in general.

Paperback
Published: May 2003
ISBN: 9780814330456
$34.99

Jews and the German State

The Political History of a Minority, 1848-1933

Peter Pulzer

Now available in paperback, this book delivers a comprehensive one-volume account of the political history of Jews as a significant minority within Imperial Germany.

Paperback
Published: March 2003
ISBN: 9780814331309
$23.99

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