Books

Monographs

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Mit Nonchalance am Abgrund: Das Kino der “Neuen Münchner Gruppe” (1964-1972)

Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, forthcoming 2023.

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The Counter-Cinema of the Berlin School

Rochester: Camden House, 2013. Paperback summer 2015.
Winner of the 2014 German Studies Association Book Prize

“Filmbuch des Monats Dezember 2013” (Film book of the Month December 2013), selected by Hans Helmut Prinzler (leading German film scholar)

“Since Marco Abel’s masterful investigations of the Berlin School for the North American academy, Gilles Deleuze seems to always be in play.” (Jennifer Ruth Hosek, Seminar 58.2 [2022])

Reviewed in Film Comment (1/14); Cineaste 39.2 (spring 2014); Film Quarterly 67.3 (spring 2014); Choice 52.1 (9/2014); Journal of Contemporary European Studies 22.4 (11/2014); Filmblatt (spring 2014; German); Transit: A Journal of Travel, Migration and Multiculturalism in the German-speaking World 9.2 (2014); German Quarterly 87.4 (fall 2014); Focus on German Studies 21 (2014); The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies 75 (2015); The Germanic Review: Literature, Culture, Theory 90.3 (2015); Seminar 52.3 (2016)


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Violent Affect: Literature, Cinema, and Critique after Representation

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007. Paperback edition spring 2009.

Reviewed in South Atlantic Review 74.2 (2009); Scope 14 (2009); Theory & Event 12.2 (2009); Appraisal: The Journal of the Society for Post-Critical and Personalist Studies 7.3 (2009; reprint of Theory & Event review); Modern Fiction Studies 56.2 (2010); and symploke 18.1-2 (2010)


Edited Books

New German Cinema and Its Global Contexts: A Transnational Art-Cinema.

With Jaimey Fisher. Wayne State University Press. Forthcoming 2024.

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Christian Petzold: Interviews.

With Aylin Bademsoy and Jaimey Fisher. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2023.

Introduction excerpted as “’Playing Innocent Would Have Meant Lying’: From the Introduction to Christian Petzold: Interviews” in Film International, June 29, 2023.

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Die Berliner Schule im globalen Kontext: Ein transnationales Arthouse-Kino.

Mit Jaimey Fisher. Trans. Valie Djordjevic. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2022.

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More in Time: A Tribute to Ted Kooser.

With Jessica Poli and Timothy Schaffert. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021.

Recipient of the Nebraska Book Awards Special Poetry award, October 2022.

Book pick by Naomi Shihab Nye, Young People’s Poet Laureate, Poetry Foundation, September 2022

Reviewed in Lincoln Journal Star (March 2021)

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Celluloid Revolt: German Screen Cultures and the Long 1968

With Christina Gerhardt. Rochester: Camden House, 2019.

Reviewed in Film History (fall 2019), German Studies Review (2/2020), Studies in European Cinema (4/2020), Studies in 20th and 21st Century Literature (6.2020), German Quarterly (summer 2020), MEDIENwissenschaft (2020), NECSUS (6/2020), Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television (fall 2020); Feminist German Studies (fall/winter 2020), & Filmblatt (73-74.2020-2021).


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The Berlin School and Its Global Contexts: A Transnational Art Cinema

With Jaimey Fisher. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2018.
Shortlisted for the 2018 Willy Haas Award for “an important international and DVD publication…on German cinema”

Reviewed in German Quarterly 91.4 (fall 2018); Film History 30.4 (winter 2018); Film International online (May 2019); Seminar: Journal of Germanic Studies (September 2019), Filmblatt 73/74 (2020/21), Central European Cultures 1.2 (2021).

Forthcoming (likely 2022): German translation: Die Berliner Schule im globalen Kontext: Ein transnationales Arthouse-Kino. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag.


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Im Angesicht des Fernsehens—Der Filmemacher Dominik Graf

With Christoph Wahl, Michael Wedel, and Jesko Jockenhövel. Munich: edition text + kritik, 2012.

“Filmbuch des Monats September 2012” (Film book of the month September 2012), selected by Hans Helmut Prinzler (leading German film scholar)

Reviewed in Der Tagesspiegel (9/6/2012); Schnitt (2012); taz (11/23/2012); Der Freitag (9/6/2012); eskalierende-traeume.de; 3Sat; Goethe Institute (all German-language media outlets)


Book Translations

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Creativity and Innovation in the Music Industry by Peter Tschmuck

From original German. Berlin and New York: Springer, 2006. 2nd, expanded edition 2012.

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