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(From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film.pdf) A landmark now classic study of the rich cinematic history of the Weimar Republic i From Caligari to Hitler i was first published by Princeton University Press in Siegfried Kracauer a prominent German film critic and member of Walter Benjamin s and Theodor Adorno s intellectual circle broke new ground in exploring the connections between film aesthetics the prevailing psychological state of Germans in the Weimar era and the evolving social and political reality of the time Kracauer s pioneering book which examines German history from to in light of such movies as i The Cabinet of Dr Caligari M Metropolis i and i The Blue Angel i has never gone out of print Now over half a century after its first appearance this beautifully designed and entirely new edition reintroduces Kracauer for the twenty first century Film scholar Leonardo Quaresima places Kracauer in context in a critical introduction and updates the book further with a new bibliography index and list of inaccuracies that crept into the first edition This volume is a must have for the film historian film theorist or cinema enthusiast br br br In i From Caligari to Hitler i Siegfried Kracauer made a startling and still controversial claim films as a popular art provide insight into the unconscious motivations and fantasies of a nation In films of the s he traced recurring visual and narrative tropes that expressed he argued a fear of chaos and a desire for order even at the price of authoritarian rule The book has become an undisputed classic of film historiography laying the foundations for the serious study of film br br br Kracauer was an important film critic in Weimar Germany A Jew he escaped the rise of Nazism fleeing to Paris in Later in anguish after Benjamin s suicide he made his way to New York where he remained until his death in He wrote i From Caligari to Hitler i while working as a special assistant to the curator of the Museum of Modern Art s film division He was also on the editorial board of Bollingen Series Despite many critiques of its attempt to link movies to historical outcomes i From Caligari to Hitler i remains Kracauer s best known and most influential book and a seminal work in the study of film Princeton published a revised edition of his i Theory of Film The Redemption of Physical Reality in iDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film books for multiple devices.

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