Afterlives: Allegories of Film and Mortality in Early Weimar Germany
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Afterlives: Allegories of Film and Mortality in Early Weimar Germany

Weimar cultural critics and intellectuals have repeatedly linked the dynamic movement of the cinema to discourses of life and animation. Correspondingly, recent film historians and theorists have taken up these discourses to theorize the moving image, both in analog and digital. But, many important issues are overlooked. Combining close readings of individual films with detailed interpretations of philosophical texts, all produced in...