A Companion to German Cinema
A Companion to German Cinema offers a wide-ranging collection of essays demonstrating state-of-play scholarship on German cinema at a time during which cinema studies as well as German cinema have once again begun to flourish.
Offers a careful combination of theoretical rigor, conceptual accessibility, and intellectual inclusiveness
Includes essays by well-known writers as well as up-and-coming scholars who take innovative critical approaches to both time-honored and emergent areas in the field, especially regarding race, gender, sexuality, and (trans)nationalism
Distinctive for its contemporary relevance, reorienting the field to the global twenty-first century
Fills critical gaps in the extant scholarship, opening the field onto new terrains of critical engagement
Terri Ginsberg is a director and public programmer at the International Council for Middle East Studies in Washington, D.C. She has taught film, media, and cultural studies at New York University, Rutgers University, Dartmouth College, Ithaca College, and Brooklyn College. She is author of Holocaust Film: The Political Aesthetics of Ideology (2007), and co-editor (with Kirsten Moana Thompson) of Perspectives on German Cinema (1996) and of several other volumes on global cinema and Middle Eastern film studies.
Andrea Mensch is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department at North Carolina State University, and has also taught film and literature courses in London and at the NCSU Prague Institute. She was associate editor as well as book reviews editor for Jouvert: A Journal of Post-colonial Studies .