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By Terri Ginsberg, Andrea Mensch

A better half to German Cinema deals a wide-ranging number of essays demonstrating state-of-play scholarship on German cinema at a time within which cinema reports in addition to German cinema have once more started to flourish.
Offers a cautious mix of theoretical rigor, conceptual accessibility, and highbrow inclusiveness
Includes essays by way of recognized writers in addition to up-and-coming students who take cutting edge serious techniques to either conventional and emergent components within the box, in particular concerning race, gender, sexuality, and (trans)nationalism
Distinctive for its modern relevance, reorienting the sphere to the worldwide twenty-first century
Fills serious gaps within the extant scholarship, beginning the sector onto new terrains of severe engagement

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Indeed, what is quite striking about the women-in-prison genre is how marginal male figures really are to so many of the plots, and how thoroughly surveillance involves women watching other women, women objectifying other women. And the women-in-prison genre is one of the few established genres where lesbianism is not an afterthought or an anomaly. (2000, 117–118) This holds equally true for Euro-horror women-in-prison movies, which not only privilege the lesbian gaze but also invite viewers to adopt it themselves.

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