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Title Riefenstahl screened : an anthology of new criticism / edited by Neil Christian Pages, Mary Rhiel, and Ingeborg Majer-O'Sickey.
Imprint New York : Continuum, 2008.

Subject Riefenstahl, Leni -- Criticism and interpretation.
Alt Name Pages, Neil Christian.
Rhiel, Mary, 1949-
Majer O'Sickey, Ingeborg, 1944-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Screening Riefenstahl -- Riefenstahl screened -- pt. 1: Aesthetics. Blood and glamour / Georg Seesslen ; Riefenstahl and the face of fascism / Carsten Strathausen ; 0-1 : Riefenstahl and the beauty of soccer / Lutz Koepnick -- pt. 2: Afterlife. The afterlife of Triumph of the will : the first twenty-five years / David Bathrick ; Wonderful, horrible lies : Riefenstahl memory and Riefenstahl history in Germany / Wulf Kansteiner ; Reading Rammstein, remembering Riefenstahl : "fascist aesthetics" and German popular culture / Valerie Weinstein -- pt. 3: Continuities. A founding myth and a master text : The blue light (1932) / Eric Rentschler ; To be or not to be Wagnerian : music in Riefenstahl's Nazi-era films / Celia Applegate ; The ups and downs of Leni Riefenstahl : rereading the rhythms of the memoirs / Mary Rhiel -- pt. 4: "Riefen-Star". Control and consumption : the photographs of Leni Riefenstahl / Guinevere Narraway ; Representing the body in cyberspace : Riefenstahl's self-staging (notes on Leni Riefenstahl's Web page / Martina Thiele ; In the rearview mirror : curating Riefenstahl, Filmmuseum Potsdam, 1999 / Ingeborg Majer-O'Sickey.
Summary Leni Riefenstahl is larger than life. From the lure of her persona as it enters our homes via television to our pleasure in the recognition of film images at rock concerts, to her place as part of the history of the Nazi period, Riefenstahl lives on in our imagination and in our cultural productions. Thus, the editors' introduction to this volume examines the manner in which Riefenstahl 'haunts' debates on aesthetics and politics, and how her legacy reverberates in the contemporary cultural scene. € The essays that follow explore our highly invested discursive struggles over the meaning o.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441104533 (electronic bk.)
1441104534 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 676696298
Additional Format Print version: Riefenstahl screened. New York : Continuum, 2008 9780826428004 (DLC) 2008004189 (OCoLC)192042035

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