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IDS 121.11: Texts and Contexts: Germany Before Hitler (Noraian): Reviews

Reviews

Film Reviews of 'All Quiet on the Western Front':

1)  Saunders, Tom. 1988. "Politics, the Cinema, and Early Revisitations of War in Weimar Germany."
         Canadian Journal Of History 23, no. 1: 25.

 2)   Chambers II, John Whiteclay. 1994.
      "`All Quiet on the Western Front' (1930): The antiwar film and the image of the First World War."
         Historical Journal Of Film, Radio & Television 14, no. 4: 377

 3)  Sorlin, Pierre. 1996. "That Most Irritating Question: Images and Reality."
         Historical Journal Of Film, Radio & Television 16, no. 2: 263.

 4)  Schleh, Eugene P. A. 1978. "All Quiet on the Western Front: A History Teacher's Reappraisal."
         Film & History  8, no. 4: 89-93.

 5)  Eksteins, Modris. 1995. "All Quiet on the Western Front."
         History Today 45, no. 11: 29.

6)  Eksteins, Modris. 1980. "War, Memory, and Politics: The Fate of the Film All Quiet on the Western Front."
         Central European History 13, no. 1: 60.

7)  Kerr, Philip, and Lisa Allardice. 2003. "Band of brothers."
         New Statesman 132, no. 4663: 44.

8)  1973. "All Quiet on the Western Front."
         Film & History 3, no. 2: 9-10.

9)  Benson, Arnold.  1994.  "Erich Maria Remarque."
         Films in Review 45, no. 9/10: 28.

10)  Hall, Mordaunt.  1930.  "The Screen: Young Germany in the War."
         New York Times  April 30, 1930, p. 34.

 

Book Reviews of 'All Quiet on the Western Front'

1)  Delahunty, Robert J., and John C. Yoo. 2008. "Peace through Law? The Failure of a Noble Experiment."
         Michigan Law Review 106, no. 6: 923-939.

2)  Beresford, Peter. 2008. "All Quiet on the Western Front."
         British Journal Of Social Work 38, no. 4: 827-828.

3)  Ware, Thomas C.  2005.  "Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front."
            Explicator  63, no. 2:  99-100.

4)  Kronenberger, Louis. 1929.  "War's Horror as a German Private Saw It...."
           New York Times Book Review, June 2, 1929, p. 5.

 

 

Film Reviews of 'Metropolis':

1)  Dolgenos, Peter. 1997. "The Star on C. A. Ratwang's door."
            Journal of Popular Film & Television 25, no. 2: 68.

2)   Huyssen, Andreas. 1981. "The Vamp and the Machine: Technology and Sexuality in Fritz Lang's Metropolis."
            New German Critique no. 24/25: 221.

3)   Halper, Thomas, and Douglas Muzzio. 2011. "The Republic in the Metropolis."
            Journal of Popular Culture 44, no. 3: 473-488.

4)   Rutsky, R.L. 1993. "The Mediation of Technology and Gender: Metropolis, Nazism, Modernism."
            New German Critique no. 60: 3.

Film Reviews of 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari"

 1    Cardullo, Bert. 1982. "Expressionism and the Real Cabinet of Dr. Caligari."
            Film Criticism 6, no. 2: 28-34.

2)    Budd, Michael. 1979. "Retrospective Narration in Film: Re-reading "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari."
            Film Criticism 4, no. 1: 35-43.

3)    Leydon, Joe. 2006. "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari."
            Variety 404, no. 11: 48.

4)    Walker, Julia.  2006.  "In the Grip of an Obsession": Delsarte and the Quest for Self-Possession in "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari."
             Theatre Journal  58, no. 4: 617-631.

 

Film Reviews of 'Triumph of the Will'

1) Marcus, Alan. 2004. "Reappraising Riefenstahl's Triumph of the Will."
         Film Studies 4, no. 0: 75-86.

2)  Winston, Brian. 1997. "Triumph of the Will."
         History Today 47, no. 1:
24.

3)  Liebman, Stuart. 2002. "Triumph of the Will ."
               Cineaste 27, no. 4: 46.

4)  Corliss, Richard. 2003. "When Art Becomes Compromised."
            Time International (Canada Edition) 162, no. 12: 60.

 

 Film Reviews of 'Berlin: Symphony of a Great City':

1)  Hillard, Derek. 2004.
             "Walter Ruttman's Janus-faced View of Modernity: The Ambivalence of Description in Berlin. Die Sinfonie der Groβstadt."
            Monatshefte 96, no. 1: 78-92.

2)   Kaes, Anton. 1998. "Leaving Home: Film, migration, and the urban experience."
            New German Critique no. 74: 179.

 

 Book Reviews of Weimar Germany by Eric D.Weitz

 1)  Rippey, Theodore F.   "Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy."
                Monatshefte.  Spring, 2011, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p. 133-135.

2)  Jelavich, Peter.  "Weimar Germany:  Promise and Tragedy."
                Central European History.  March, 2009,  Vol. 42 Issue 1, p. 163-165.

3)  Robertson, Ritchie.  "Flawed Design, Flawed Execution."
                 Review of Politics.  Fall, 2008,  Vol. 70, Issue 4, p. 659-661.

4)  Stibbe, Matthew.  "Weimar Germany:  Promise and Tragedy."
                 German History.  April, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 2, p. 299-300.

5)  Moeller, Robert G.  "Weimar Germany:  Promise and Tragedy."
                  American Historical Review.  February, 2009, Vol. 114, Issue 1, p. 226-227.

6)  Fritzsche, Peter.   "Weimar Germany:  Promise and Tragedy."
                  Journal of Modern History.  June, 2009, Vol. 81, Issue 2, p. 473-475.

7)  Bookbinder, Paul.  "Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy."
                  European History Quarterly.   April, 2010, Vol. 40, Issue 2,  p. 382-382.

 

Book Reviews of In the Garden of the Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson.

1)  Alkana, Linda Kelly. "In the Garden of the Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin."
                 History Teacher.  May, 2013, Vol. 46, Issue 3, p.471-472.

2)  Platt, Rorin M.  "In the Garden of the Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin."
                North Carolina Historical Review.  July, 2012, Vol. 89, Issue 3, p. 359-361.

3)  Butler, Michael.  "In the Garden of Beasts."
                American Diplomacy.  November, 2011

4) Malpass, H.R.   "In the Garden of the Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin."
                Thomas Wolfe Review.   2011, Vol. 35, p. 159-163.

5)  McDonald, Kathlene.  "Hitler's Bestiary from the Inside."
                Against the Current.  January/February 2012, Vol. 26, Issue 6, p.40-41.

6)  McGibbon, Ian.  "In the Garden of Beasts."
                New Zealand International Review.  January/February 2012, Vol. 37, Issue 1, p. 29.

7)  Abramowitz, Michael.   "The Accidental Ambassador."
                American Interest.  January/February 2013, Vol. 9, Issue 3, p.82-89.
                 Includes review of two other books on Ambassador William Dodd.

8)  Farhat-Holzman, Laina.   "In the Garden of the Beasts:  Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin."
                Comparative Civilizations Review.  Spring, 2016, Issue 74, p.129-131.

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