Edited By Jennifer Creech and Thomas O. Haakenson
In this book, authors from the fields of cultural studies, cinema studies, history and art history examine the concept of spectacle in the German context across various media forms, historical periods and institutional divides. Drawing on theoretical models of spectacle by Guy Debord, Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno, Jonathan Crary and Michel Foucault, the contributors to this volume suggest that a decidedly German concept of spectacle can be gleaned from critical interventions into exhibitions, architectural milestones, audiovisual materials and cinematic and photographic images emerging out of German culture from the Baroque to the contemporary.
Bibliographic information published by Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek lists this publication in the Deutsche National-bibliografie; detailed bibliographic data is available on the Internet at http://dnb.d-nb.de.
A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Creech, Jennifer L., 1973- author.
Spectacle / Creech, Jennifer L. ; Haakenson, Thomas O.
pages cm. -- (German Visual Culture series ; 2)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-3-03-431803-7 (alk. paper)
1. Visual communication--Germany--History. 2. Visual communication--Germany--History--20th century. I. Haakenson, Thomas O., 1972- author. II. Title.
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