By Barbara Becker-Cantarino
This number of essays breaks new floor in taking a look at Berlin after the autumn of the Wall because the urban struggles to re-establish itself because the cultural and political capital of Germany. The essays supply insightful readings of the city, its humans and associations, as a paradigm for contemporary Germany. They specialise in very important cultural advancements and adjustments as they happened particularly, yet no longer completely, in Berlin. concerns explored contain women's function within the restructuring of upper schooling in Berlin, the impression of kingdom defense at Humboldt college, difficulties of a growing to be immigrant inhabitants, and the cutting edge counter-culture ventures within the Prenzlauer Berg district. different chapters deal with significant cinematic responses to town by means of reknowned filmmakers Wim Wenders, Walter Ruttman, and Helke Sander; and the illustration of Berlin and the Berlin Wall in sleek fiction. This quantity makes a tremendous contribution to the discourse on German identity.
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Berlin in Focus: Cultural Transformations in Germany by Barbara Becker-Cantarino