Film and Memory in East Germany Anke Pinkert

ISBN: 9780253351036

Published: July 1st 2008

Hardcover

288 pages


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Film and Memory in East Germany  by  Anke Pinkert

Film and Memory in East Germany by Anke Pinkert
July 1st 2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 288 pages | ISBN: 9780253351036 | 3.50 Mb

Anke Pinkert explores films produced in the Soviet Occupation Zone and East Germany from the end of World War II through the early 1960s, offering new insights into how Germans dealt with the aftermath of the war. In her cultural analysis of theMoreAnke Pinkert explores films produced in the Soviet Occupation Zone and East Germany from the end of World War II through the early 1960s, offering new insights into how Germans dealt with the aftermath of the war.

In her cultural analysis of the relationship between modern historical violence, cultural memory, and cinematic representation, Pinkert argues that the cinematic productions of East Germany offer a corrective to misperceptions about German responses to the legacy of the war.Film and Memory in East Germany considers antifascist films of the immediate postwar period, which depict the reintegration of former soldiers into society and the crisis of masculinity that accompanied the aftermath of the war- the socialist films of the late 1940s and 1950s, which attempt to shape a new national imaginary through stories of exemplary socialist womanhood- and, finally, the cinematic return to 1945 in socialist modernist films of the 1960s.



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