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Berlin [electronic resource] : culture and metropolis / Charles W. Haxthausen and Heidrun Suhr, editors.

Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1990.
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1 online resource (291 p.)
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Subjects:
Berlin (Germany) -- History.
Berlin (Germany) -- Civilization.
Berlin (Germany) -- Intellectual life.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Pictures of a City at Work, Berlin, circa 1890-1930: Visual Reflections on Social Structures and Technology in the Modern Urban Construct; 2. The Beauty of the Metropolis: Toward an Aesthetic Urbanism in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin; 3. ""A New Beauty"": Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's Images of Berlin; 4. Modernity, Civic Identity, and Metropolitan Entertainment: Vaudeville, Cabaret, and Revue in Berlin, 1900-1933; 5. Lustmord: Inside the Windows of the Metropolis; 6. The City as Megaphone in Alfred Dòˆblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz
7. Deciphering the Hieroglyphics of Weimar Berlin: Siegfried Kracauer8. Retrieving the City as Heimat: Berlin in Nazi Cinema; 9. Lyric Poetry in Berlin since 1961; 10. Berlin: Backdrop, Stage, or Actor? Images of the City in Recent GDR Fiction; 11. Fremde in Berlin: The Outsiders' View from the Inside; 12. Panem et Circenses: Berlin's Anniversaries as Political Happenings; Afterword: Writing about Berlin; Contributors; Index
Notes:
Essays rev. and expanded from papers given at an international conference titled "Culture and metropolis: production and reception of culture and the arts in Berlin, 1900 to the present" held at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in Oct. 1987.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Suhr, Heidrun.
Haxthausen, Charles Werner.
ISBN:
0-8166-5545-6
1-4356-0579-9
OCLC:
182732651