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Cultural Translations in Medieval Romance

Cultural Translations in Medieval Romance

We are delighted that Cultural Translations in Medieval Romance, featuring selected proceedings of the Romance in Medieval Britain conference held at Cardiff University in 2018, has been published in time… READ MORE

White Ribbon 

White Ribbon 

The White Ribbon utilizes many authenticating effects to establish the truthfulness of its reconstruction, the veracity of its depiction of the past. The careful mise-en-scène, with its period costumes, detailed… READ MORE

How I Came to the Golem

How I Came to the Golem

Growing up in Jerusalem, Israel, and attending the secular school system, I never heard about the clay golem and its narrative of Jewish mystical creation. I was an avid reader… READ MORE

Gabi Teichert in the New Millennium

Gabi Teichert in the New Millennium

At the outset of The Patriot, the eighth installment in Camden House’s German Film Classics series, I ask the question: Why is Alexander Kluge’s The Patriot (1979) a film for… READ MORE

Books to Look out for in April 2022

Books to Look out for in April 2022

An innovative study of the role of sports in modernity in Africa. A new exploration of the complexities and resolutions at play in the writings of Marguerite de Navarre. A… READ MORE

Wings of Desire

Wings of Desire

Whenever I mentioned to people that I am working on a monograph on Wim Wenders’s Wings of Desire, I would either hear, “Oh, that’s (one of) my favorite film/s!” or… READ MORE

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Few films in German film history have generated more buzz and speculation long before their actual release than Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo, only a handful have left as many legends about… READ MORE

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