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DEFA Film Criticism in English: An Anthology

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Alter, Nora. "Excessive Pre/Requisites: Vietnam through the East German Lens." Cultural Critique 35 (Winter 1996/97): 39-79.

- - - . "Marcel Ophuls' November Days." Film Quarterly 51.2 (Winter 1997/98): 32-43.

- - - . "Re/Fusing Past and Present: Cinematic Reunification under the Sign of Nationalism and Racism—Helke Misselwitz's Herzsprung." Beyond 1989: Rereading German Literary History Since 1945. Ed. Keith Bullivant. Providence, RI; Oxford: Berghahn Books, 1997, 129-52.

Bock, Hans-Michael. "East Germany: The DEFA Story." The Oxford History of World Cinema. Ed. Geoffery Nowell-Smith. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996, 627-32.

Byg, Barton. "Cinema in the German Democratic Republic." Monatshefte 82.3 (1990): 286-93.

- - - . "What Might Have Been: DEFA Films of the Past and the Future of German Cinema." Cineaste 17.4 (Summer 1990): 9-15.

- - - . "Nazism as Femme Fatale: Recuperations of Cinematic Masculinity in Postwar Berlin." Gender and Germanness: Cultural Productions of a Nation. Ed. Patricia Herminghouse and Magda Mueller. Providence, RI; Oxford: Berghahn, 1997, 176-88.

- - - . "Parameters for Institutional and Thematic Integration of Filmmakers from the Former GDR." What Remains? East German Culture and the Postwar Public. Ed. Marc Silberman. AICGS Research Report No. 5, 64-74.

- - - . "History, Mourning, and Theories of Feminine Identity: Der geteilte Himmel and Hiroshima mon amour." Ms.

Frölich, Margrit. "Behind the Curtains of a State-Owned Film Industry: Women-Filmmakers at the DEFA." Triangulated Visions: Women in Recent German Cinema. Ed. Ingeborg Majer O’Sickey and Ingeborg von Zadow. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1998, 43-63.

Good, Jennifer. "'So begannen wir und wurden—Sonnensucher’: Konrad Wolf’s Artistic Interpretation of Changing GDR/USSR Relations." Ms.

Horak, Jan-Christophe. "Postwar Trauma in Klaren’s Wozzeck (1947)." German Film and Literature. Ed. Eric Rentschler. New York, NY; London: Methuen, 1986, 133-45.

Lischke-McNab, Ute. "Interview: Women, Film and Writing in the GDR: Helga Schubert and the DEFA." Triangulated Visions: Women in Recent German Cinema. Ed. Ingeborg Majer O’Sickey and Ingeborg von Zadow. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1998, 199-205.

Rinke, Andrea. "Models or Misfits? The Role of Screen Heroines in GDR Cinema." Triangulated Visions: Women in Recent German Cinema. Ed. Ingeborg Majer O'Sickey and Ingeborg von Zadow. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1998, 207-18.

Rosenberg, Karen. "Goodbye to Winter: Women in the GDR. An Interview with Helke Misselwitz." International Documentary: The Newsletter of the International Documentary Association Winter 1990: 4-9.

Silberman, Marc. "Semper fidelis: Staudte's The Subject (1951)." German Film and Literature: Adaptations and Transformations. Ed. Eric Rentschler. New York, NY; London: Methuen, 1986, 146-60.

- - - . "Remembering History: The Filmmaker Konrad Wolf." New German Critique 49 (Winter 1990): 163-87.

- - - . German Cinema: Texts and Contexts. Detroit, MI: Wayne State UP, 1995. Chapter 10, "The Authenticity of Autobiography: Konrad Wolf's I Was Nineteen," 145-61.

Soldovieri, Stefan. "Socialists in outer space: East German film’s Venusian adventure." Film History. vol. 10. (1998): 382-98.

Stone, Michelle L. "Documentary and Subjectivity: Documentary Practice in Two Recent East German Films." Ms.

Trumpener, Katie. "La guerre est finie: New Waves, Historical Contingency, and the GDR Kaninchenfilme." Ms. (Forthcoming in: Cultural Authority in Contemporary Germany: Intellectual Cultures between Security Surveillance and Media Society.

DEFA Film Library Website, English language bibliography.

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