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Author Hans, Anjeana K., author.

Title Gender and the uncanny in films of the Weimar Republic / Anjeana K. Hans.

Publication Info. Detroit, Michigan : Wayne State University Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 302 pages) : illustrations.
Series Contemporary approaches to film and media series
Contemporary approaches to film and media series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-296) and index.
Contents The world turned upside down : changing society, changing gender roles, changing medium in Weimar Germany -- The eyes of the mummy (Die Augen der Mumie Mâ, Ernst Lubitsch, 1918) : from the monster with the "eyes that live" to the passive object of the male gaze -- Uncanny tales (Unheimliche Geschichten, Richard Oswald, 1919) : the many guises of the dangerous woman -- Warning shadows (Schatten : Eine nächtliche Halluzination, Artur Robison, 1923) : transgression, abjection, projection -- The hands of Orlac (Orlacs Hände, Robert Wiene, 1924) : war trauma, injury, and the return to a changed world -- A daughter of destiny (Alraune, Henrik Galeen, 1928) and daughter of evil (Alraune, Richard Oswald, 1930) : from dangerous hybrid to self-sacrificing woman.
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Subject Motion pictures -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Women in motion pictures.
Sex role in motion pictures.
Uncanny, The (Psychoanalysis)
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hans, Anjeana K., author. Gender and the uncanny in films of the Weimar Republic 9780814338940 (DLC) 2014931742 (OCoLC)870987780
ISBN 9780814338940
9780814338957 electronic bk.
081433895X electronic bk.