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.

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Main Author: Kracauer, Siegfried, 1889-1966.
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Other Authors: Von Moltke, Johannes, 1966-, Rawson, Kristy, 1963-
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
German
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.
Series:Weimar and now ; 45.
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Table of 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)
  • Pais? (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)
  • Reflexion 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.