Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Popular Cinema of the Third Reich

by Sabine Hake

  • ISBN: 9780292734586
  • ISBN10: 0292734581

Popular Cinema of the Third Reich

by Sabine Hake

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
  • Publish date: 01/01/2002
  • ISBN: 9780292734586
  • ISBN10: 0292734581
used Add to Cart $7.01
You save: 76%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $29.30
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
ebook Buy $28.69
Provided by VitalSource
License: 365 days
Description: Too often dismissed as escapist entertainment or vilified as mass manipulation, popular cinema in the Third Reich was in fact sustained by well-established generic conventions, cultural traditions, aesthetic sensibilities, social practices, and a highly developed star system -- not unlike its Hollywood counterpart in the 1930s. This pathfinding study contributes to the ongoing reassessment of Third Reich cinema by examining it as a social, cultural, economic, and political practice that often conflicted with, contradicted, and compromised the intentions of the Propaganda Ministry. Nevertheless, by providing the illusion of a public sphere presumably free of politics, popular cinema helped to sustain the Nazi regime, especially during the war years.

Rather than examining Third Reich cinema through overdetermined categories such as propaganda, ideology, or fascist aesthetics, Sabine Hake concentrates on the constituent elements shared by most popular cinemas: famous stars, directors, and studios; movie audiences and exhibition practices; popular genres and new trends in set design; the reception of foreign films; the role of film criticism; and the representation of women. She pays special attention to the forced coordination of the industry in 1933, the changing demands on cinema during the war years, and the various ways of coming to terms with these filmic legacies after the war. Throughout, Hake's findings underscore the continuities among Weimar, Third Reich, and post-1945 West German cinema. They also emphasize the codevelopment of German and other national cinemas, especially the dominant Hollywood model.

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Bookmans
Location: Tucson, AZ
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Satisfaction 100% guaranteed.
Price:
$7.01
Comments:
Satisfaction 100% guaranteed.
Seller: HPB-Ruby
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$7.02
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB-Emerald
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$8.98
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Half Moon Books
Location: Kingston, NY
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
0292734581 stamp on lower edge, slight rolling on upper cover edge, some underlining.
Price:
$15.13
Comments:
0292734581 stamp on lower edge, slight rolling on upper cover edge, some underlining.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).