Shell Shock Cinema Weimar Culture and the Wounds of War /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kaes, Anton.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Table of Contents:
  • The war at home. The wounded soldier
  • The spirit of 1914
  • Film and nation
  • The battle of images
  • A medium for deception
  • The new empire
  • Mental breakdowns
  • Tales from the asylum. War neurotics
  • Recovering the past
  • Phantoms and freaks
  • From Dr. Charcot to Dr. Caligari
  • Madness as resistance
  • The Hitler connection
  • Shattered space
  • The return of the undead. The lost generation
  • Mass death
  • Dracula revisited
  • A community under siege
  • Hysteria on the home front
  • The allure of the occult
  • The work of mourning
  • Myth, murder, and revenge. The national project
  • Posing for Germany
  • The will to form
  • The fallen hero
  • Excursus: Lang in World War I
  • The sacred battle
  • The end of violence
  • The industrial battlefield. Rise of the machines
  • Moloch war
  • Lang's America
  • The hunger for religion
  • The workers' revolt
  • Destruction and regeneration
  • Aftershocks
  • Conclusion.