The Films of Fritz Lang: Allegories of Vision and Modernity

@inproceedings{Gunning2000TheFO,
  title={The Films of Fritz Lang: Allegories of Vision and Modernity},
  author={Tom Gunning},
  year={2000}
}
In this remarkable new study, the renowned historian and theorist of early cinema turns his attention to the work of Fritz Lang, proposing new readings of the entire output of one of cinema's foremost directors. Gunning examines the films not only as a stylistically coherent body of work, but as an attempt to portray the modern world through cinema. The world of modernity in which systems replace individuals is conveyed by Lange's mastery of cinematic set design, composition, and editing. Lang… Expand
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