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A Companion to Werner Herzog

A Companion to Werner Herzog (Hardback)

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A Companion to Werner Herzog showcases over two dozen original scholarly essays examining nearly five decades of filmmaking by one of the most acclaimed and innovative figures in world cinema. * First collection in twenty years dedicated to examining Herzog s expansive career * Features essays by international scholars and Herzog specialists * Addresses a broad spectrum of the director s films, from his earliest works such as Signs of Life and Fata Morgana to such recent films as The Bad Lieutenant and Encounters at the End of the World * Offers creative, innovative approaches guided by film history, art history, and philosophy * Includes a comprehensive filmography that also features a list of the director s acting appearances and opera productions * Explores the director s engagement with music and the arts, his self-stylization as a global filmmaker, his Bavarian origins, and even his love-hate relationship with the actor Klaus Kinski

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaIndividual film directors, film-makers Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 19/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9781405194402  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Brad Prager is Associate Professor of German and an active member of the Program in Film Studies at the University of Missouri. He has authored two monographs: Aesthetic Vision and German Romanticism: Writing Images (2007) and The Cinema of Werner Herzog: Aesthetic Ecstasy and Truth (2007). His articles have appeared in New German Critique, Studies in Documentary Film, Art History, and in the Modern Language Review. Most recently he has co-edited the collections The Collapse of the Conventional: German Film and its Politics at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century (2010) and Visualizing the Holocaust: Documents, Aesthetics, Memory (2008).

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