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The ministry of illusion

Nazi cinema and its afterlife

by Eric Rentschler

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Ma, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEric Rentschler.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 456 p. :
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15554270M
ISBN 100674576403

Christopher Lynn Hedges (born Septem ) is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Presbyterian minister, New York Times best selling author and television host. His books include War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction; Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (); Death. Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife by Eric Rentschler starting at $ Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

As Eric Rentschler argues, however, cinema in the Third Reich emanated from a Ministry of Illusion and not from a Ministry of Fear. Party vehicles such as Hitler Youth Quex and anti-Semitic hate films such as Jew Süss may warrant the epithet "Nazi propaganda," but they amount to a mere fraction of the productions from this era. The vast. Read "The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife, and: Entertaining the Third Reich: Illusions of Wholeness in Nazi Cinema (review), Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

Description: The Reality of Illusion deals with the problems - psychology and spectatorship - that are central to the field of cinema studies. The author joins a small group of theorists who are sounding a call to increase the emphasis on experimental method as the primary tool for research on film viewing. The Eye of the Third Reich: Walter Frentz and Changing Roles: Henry V. Jaworsky.


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While some were blatant Reviews: 1. Synopsis Eric Rentschler, America's leading scholar of National Socialist cinema, has produced a compact compendium of everything you wanted to know about Nazi filmdom but were Author: Eric Rentschler.

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A simple, mythical story, told at the beginning of the Reich. Hans Albers makes his first of three appearances in the series, as the leader who pulls his people together and leads them back home, to safety and freedom.

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