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A Companion to Werner Herzog

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A Companion to Werner Herzog
Title
A Companion to Werner Herzog
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Language
eng
Summary
A Companion to Werner Herzog showcases over two dozen original scholarly essays examining nearly five decades of filmmaking by one of the most acclaimed and innovative figures in world cinema. First collection in twenty years dedicated to examining Herzog's expansive career. Features essays by international scholars and Herzog specialists Addresses a broad spectrum of the director's films, from his earliest works such as Signs of Life and Fata Morgana to such recent films as The Bad Lieutenant and Encounters at the End of the World. Offers creative, innovative approaches guided by film
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Prager, Brad
Dewey number
791.430233092
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1998.3.H477 .P889 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Herzog, Werner
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Herzog, Werner
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Germany
Label
A Companion to Werner Herzog
Instantiates
Publication
Note
15: Didgeridoo, or the Search for the Origin of the Self: Werner Herzog's Where the Green Ants Dream and Bruce Chatwin's The Songlines
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Werner Herzog's Companions: The Consolation of Images; New Images; Herzog's Writing; Cinematic Companions; American Independence; Part I: Critical Approaches and Contexts; 1: Herzog and Auteurism: Performing Authenticity; Authenticity: Ecstatic Truth and Physical Investment; Theatricality and Identity; Self-parody; 2: Physicality, Difference, and the Challenge of Representation: Werner Herzog in the Light of the New Waves; Physical Difference; Trance; Presentational and Representational Real
  • 3: The Pedestrian Ecstasies of Werner Herzog: On Experience, Intelligence, and the Essayistic; The Essay Film; Herzog's Essays; Part II: Herzog and the Inter-arts; 4: Werner Herzog's View of Delft: Or, Nosferatu and the Still Life; 5: Moving Stills: Herzog and Photography; Photography and Stasis; Photography and Trauma; Photography and Imagination; 6: Archetypes of Emotion: Werner Herzog and Opera; Art and Truth; Opera and the Ethics of Acknowledgment; Catastrophe and Beauty; Opera Time; 7: Coming to Our Senses: The Viewer and Herzog's Sonic Worlds; Soundings; On Wings of Song; Visionary Sound
  • Hearing When the Eyes Play Tricks; Speaking in Tongues; Conclusion; 8: Death for Five Voices: Gesualdo's "Poetic Truth"; The Poetic Truth; Musical Performance; "Broken pieces"?; 9: Demythologization and Convergence: Herzog's Late Genre Pictures and the Rogue Cop Film in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call--New Orleans; Herzog and Genre: Generic Demythologization vs. Points of Convergence; The Rogue Cop and the Corrupt City; Bad Cops: Seething Bodies and Misplaced Investitures; Legal-Narrative Iterability and the Degenerating Cop; Herzog's Generic Retreat?; Part III: Herzog's German Encounters
  • 10: "I don't like the Germans": Even Herzog Started in Bavaria11: Herzog's Heart of Glass and the Sublime of Raw Materials; Visual Legacies of Nature and Technology; Hearts of Glass; Raw Materials: Between Industry and Alchemy; The Art of Glassmaking; Blood and Soil: History and Apocalypse; Acknowledgments; 12: The Ironic Ecstasy of Werner Herzog: Embodied Vision in The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner; "The best ski flyer of all time": Hyperbolic Filmmaking and Self-Irony; The Ecstasy of Flight; The Aesthetic Ecstasy of the Filmmaker Herzog; The Special Resonance of Herzog's Ecstasy
  • 13: Tantrum Love: The Fiendship of Klaus Kinski and Werner HerzogImitation Crab: Aguirre; Free Range Chicken; Acting as Chiropraxis: Woyzeck; Managing Kinski's Posthumous Scream: My Best Fiend; Acting as Prolepsis: Cobra Verde; Part IV: Herzog's Far-Flung Cinema Africa, Australia, the Americas, and Beyond; 14: Werner Herzog's African Sublime; The African Sublime; An African Sublime?; Sublime Terror and the Figure of the Black; Fata Morgana, Mirage, and Montage; The Sublime Other: the African and Herzog's Documentary Look; Conclusion; Acknowledgments
Control code
785811666
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (943 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444361391
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785811666
Label
A Companion to Werner Herzog
Publication
Note
15: Didgeridoo, or the Search for the Origin of the Self: Werner Herzog's Where the Green Ants Dream and Bruce Chatwin's The Songlines
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Werner Herzog's Companions: The Consolation of Images; New Images; Herzog's Writing; Cinematic Companions; American Independence; Part I: Critical Approaches and Contexts; 1: Herzog and Auteurism: Performing Authenticity; Authenticity: Ecstatic Truth and Physical Investment; Theatricality and Identity; Self-parody; 2: Physicality, Difference, and the Challenge of Representation: Werner Herzog in the Light of the New Waves; Physical Difference; Trance; Presentational and Representational Real
  • 3: The Pedestrian Ecstasies of Werner Herzog: On Experience, Intelligence, and the Essayistic; The Essay Film; Herzog's Essays; Part II: Herzog and the Inter-arts; 4: Werner Herzog's View of Delft: Or, Nosferatu and the Still Life; 5: Moving Stills: Herzog and Photography; Photography and Stasis; Photography and Trauma; Photography and Imagination; 6: Archetypes of Emotion: Werner Herzog and Opera; Art and Truth; Opera and the Ethics of Acknowledgment; Catastrophe and Beauty; Opera Time; 7: Coming to Our Senses: The Viewer and Herzog's Sonic Worlds; Soundings; On Wings of Song; Visionary Sound
  • Hearing When the Eyes Play Tricks; Speaking in Tongues; Conclusion; 8: Death for Five Voices: Gesualdo's "Poetic Truth"; The Poetic Truth; Musical Performance; "Broken pieces"?; 9: Demythologization and Convergence: Herzog's Late Genre Pictures and the Rogue Cop Film in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call--New Orleans; Herzog and Genre: Generic Demythologization vs. Points of Convergence; The Rogue Cop and the Corrupt City; Bad Cops: Seething Bodies and Misplaced Investitures; Legal-Narrative Iterability and the Degenerating Cop; Herzog's Generic Retreat?; Part III: Herzog's German Encounters
  • 10: "I don't like the Germans": Even Herzog Started in Bavaria11: Herzog's Heart of Glass and the Sublime of Raw Materials; Visual Legacies of Nature and Technology; Hearts of Glass; Raw Materials: Between Industry and Alchemy; The Art of Glassmaking; Blood and Soil: History and Apocalypse; Acknowledgments; 12: The Ironic Ecstasy of Werner Herzog: Embodied Vision in The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner; "The best ski flyer of all time": Hyperbolic Filmmaking and Self-Irony; The Ecstasy of Flight; The Aesthetic Ecstasy of the Filmmaker Herzog; The Special Resonance of Herzog's Ecstasy
  • 13: Tantrum Love: The Fiendship of Klaus Kinski and Werner HerzogImitation Crab: Aguirre; Free Range Chicken; Acting as Chiropraxis: Woyzeck; Managing Kinski's Posthumous Scream: My Best Fiend; Acting as Prolepsis: Cobra Verde; Part IV: Herzog's Far-Flung Cinema Africa, Australia, the Americas, and Beyond; 14: Werner Herzog's African Sublime; The African Sublime; An African Sublime?; Sublime Terror and the Figure of the Black; Fata Morgana, Mirage, and Montage; The Sublime Other: the African and Herzog's Documentary Look; Conclusion; Acknowledgments
Control code
785811666
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (943 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444361391
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785811666

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