A study in English of women on the East German screen. This book traces how the ideological discourse regarding the depiction of women in the cinema changed in response to international political developments, national trends, and cultural policies.
Andrea Rinke is Senior Lecturer in German and Film Studies at Kingston University, United Kingdom.
Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; I. Women on DEFA Screens: The Socio-Political Context; II. Socialist Models: Trying to Live by the Book; III. Rebels with a Cause: Shaping the Future; IV. Private Dreamers: Flights of Fantasy; V. Filming Women: Female Perspectives; Conclusions; Appendices 1-2; Filmography; Bibliography; Index.