The concise CineGraph: encyclopaedia of German cinema


Bock, Hans-Michael and Bergfelder, Tim (eds.) (2009) The concise CineGraph: encyclopaedia of German cinema, Oxford, UK, Berghahn Books, 600pp. (Film Europa, 1).

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This comprehensive guide is an ideal reference work for film specialists and enthusiasts. First published in 1984 but continuously updated ever since, CineGraph is the most authoritative and comprehensive encyclopedia on German-speaking cinema in the German language. This condensed and substantially revised English-language edition makes this important resource available to students and researchers for the first time outside its German context. It offers a representative historical overview through bio-filmographical entries on the main protagonists, from the beginnings to the present day. Included are directors and actors, writers and cameramen, composers and production designers, film theorists and critics, producers and distributors, inventors and manufacturers. An appendix includes short introductory essays on specific periods and movements, such as Early Film, Weimar, Nazi Cinema, DEFA, New German Cinema, and German film since unification, as well as on cinematic developments in Austria and Switzerland. Sections that crossreference names around specific professional groups and themes will prove equally invaluable to researchers.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 9781571816559 (hardback)
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Film Studies
ePrint ID: 79973
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:02
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/79973

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