Berlin in Focus: Cultural Transformations in Germany

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dream, in full angelic armor--reminiscent of Eric Rohmer The Marquise of O" ( 1993, 156). Reminiscent also, I might add, of Amphitryon.
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Pascal Bonitzer reads this moment as an example of Lacanian anamorphosis in cinema ( 1985, 36).
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Although I am intrigued by this film's theoretical project, I am disturbed by its sentimental, tendentious tone and even more by its ideology; it is regressive and does nothing to redeem the role of women in Wenders' films, no matter how much it claims the contrary.

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Bazin André. "The Myth of Total Cinema." In What Is Cinema?, vol. I. Translated by Hugh Gray. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967.

Benjamin Walter. "A Berlin Chronicle." In Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings. Translated by Edmund Jephcott. New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, 1978.

_____. "A Small History of Photography." In One-Way Street and Other Writings. Translated by Edmund Jephcott. London: NLB, 1979.

Bonitzer Pascal. Décadrages: Peinture et cinéma. Paris: Cahiers du Cinéma/Editions de l'Etoile, 1985.

Caldwell David, and Paul W. Rea. "Handke's and Wenders's Wings of Desire: Transcending Postmodemism." German Quarterly 64 ( 1991): 46-53.

Dawson Jan. Wim Wenders. Translated by Carla Wartenberg. New York: Zoetrope, 1976.

Doane Mary Ann. "The Voice in the Cinema: The Articulation of Body and Space." In Narrative, Apparatus, Ideology: A Film Theory Reader, edited by Philip Rosen. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986.

Donohue Walter. "Revelations: An Interview with Wim Wenders." Sight and Sound 12 ( May 1992): 8-13.

Elsaesser Thomas. "Primary Identification and the Historical Subject: Fassbinder and Germany." In Narrative, Apparatus, Ideology: A Film Reader, edited by Philip Rosen. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986.

Geist Kathe. The Cinema of Wim Wenders: From Paris, France to Paris, Texas. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1988.

Hartman Geoffrey H. "The Philomela Project." In Minor Prophecies: The Literary Essay in the Culture Wars. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1991.

Haverkamp Anselm. "The Memory of Pictures: Roland Barthes and Augustine on Photography." Comparative Literature 45 ( 1993): 258-78.

Kolker Robert Phillip, and Peter Beicken. The Films of Wim Wenders: Cinema as Vision and Desire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

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