The promise of cinema : German film theory, 1907--1933 /

Rich in implications for our present era of media change, The Promise of Cinema offers a compelling new vision of film theory. The volume conceives of "theory" not as a fixed body of canonical texts, but as a dynamic set of reflections on the very idea of cinema and the possibilities once...

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Other Authors: Kaes, Anton (Editor), Baer, Nicholas, 1985- (Editor), Cowan, Michael J., 1971- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oakland : University of California Press, 2016.
Series:Weimar and now.
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Table of Contents:
  • 880-01 Cover; THE PROMISE OF CINEMA; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments ; User's Guide ; Introduction ; SECTION ONE. TRANSFORMATIONS OF EXPERIENCE ; 1. A New Sensorium ; 1. Hanns Heinz Ewers, The Kientopp (1907) ; 2. Max Brod, Cinematographic Theater (1909).
  • 3. Gustav Melcher, On Living Photography and the Film Drama (1909) 4. Kurt Weisse, A New Task for the Cinema (1909) ; 5. Anon., New Terrain for Cinematographic Theaters (1910) ; 6. Anon., The Career of the Cinematograph (1910) ; 7. Karl Hans Strobl, The Cinematograph (1911).
  • 8. Ph. Sommer, On the Psychology of the Cinematograph (1911) 9. Hermann Kienzl, Theater and Cinematograph (1911) ; 10. Adolf Sellmann, The Secret of the Cinema (1912) ; 11. Arno Arndt, Sports on Film (1912) ; 12. Carl Forch, Thrills in Film Drama and Elsewhere (1912-13).
  • 13. Lou Andreas-Salomé, Cinema (1912-13) 14. Walter Hasenclever, The Kintopp as Educator: An Apology (1913) ; 15. Walter Serner, Cinema and Visual Pleasure (1913) ; 16. Albert Hellwig, Illusions and Hallucinations during Cinematographic Projections (1914) ; 2. The World in Motion.
  • 17. H. Ste., The Cinematograph in the Service of Ethnology (1907) 18. O. Th. Stein, The Cinematograph as Modern Newspaper (1913-14) ; 19. Hermann Häfker, Cinema and Geography: Introduction (1914) ; 20. Yvan Goll, The Cinedram (1920) ; 21. Hans Schomburgk, Africa and Film (1922).