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Dragons  Violins: A Memoir of War and Music - David A. Armstrong
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Grin Verlag. Paperback. New. Paperback. 72 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.8in. x 0.2in.Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Medien Kommunikation - Film und Fernsehen, Note: 1, 3, Freie Universitt Berlin (Filmwissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Genrekino, 18 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Anmerkungen: Sehr gut, sehr untypische Darstellung der ausgewhlten Literatur zum Musical v. a. Genretheorie i. Allg. and amp, amp, BG. v. a. in Bezug auf Mythos. , Abstract: Das Genrekino innerhalb des Studiosystems Hollywoods differenziert seine Filme und gruppiert sie als Einheiten bestimmter Kategorien, die anhand ihrer spezifischen Charakteristik und kulturellen Funktion als autonome Genres gekennzeichnet werden. Jedes Genre konzipiert seine eigenen Konventionen, nach denen die ihm unterordneten Filme strukturiert werden und demnach ber ein hnliches narratives und technisches Gefge verfgen. Die berlegungen nach der Funktion dieser streng organisierten Konzipierung im Bereich des Kinos, also dieser Genre - Bildung, fhrt zu einer anderen Konstellation, die ber hnliche Charakterisierung verfgt und demzufolge womglich eine hnliche gesellschaftliche und kulturelle Rolle spielt, nmlich dieser des Mythos. Diese Hausarbeit ist konzipiert als ein Versuch, strukturelle und funktionale Parallelen zwischen Musical als Genrefilm und Mythos als kulturellem Phnomen festzustellen, sowie den Charakter ihrer Beziehung nher zu betrachten. Im Vorfeld werden die Begriffe des Filmgenres und des Genrefilmes erlutert, deren Charakteristika viele Anknpfungspunkte zu denen des Mythos aufweisen. Anschlieend wird das Musical als konkretes Produkt des Genrekinos, also als differenzierter Genrefilm charakterisiert. Eine faktische Verbindung zwischen Musical und Mythos lsst sich jedoch erst nach einer Definition und funktionalen Charakteristik des Mythos eruieren. Demzufolge wird eine figurative Analyse der symbiotischen Beziehung zwischen Musical und Mythos bezglich politischen, kulturellen und sozialen Aspekten vollzogen, die eine deutliche Veransch This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN., Grin Verlag, Booklocker.com. Paperback. New. Paperback. 322 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.9in. x 0.9in.Dragons and Violins is a narrative nonfiction account of the tumultuous early life of George Edgar, who was born in Persia (now Iran) at a time when Turks and Kurds were determinedly carrying out unimaginable violence against Assyrian, Armenian and Pontic Greek Christians. Born Sargis Georges Yadgar, George Edgars Assyrian family escaped to southern Russia, where they were caught up in the chaos of World War I and the Russian revolution and civil war. They eventually escaped to Constantinople, and finally made their way to Ellis Island and the United States on July 4th, 1921. As a poor immigrant kid surviving the Great Depression in New York, he encountered figures as renowned as violinist Fritz Kreisler, Yankee great Joe Dimaggio, and gangster Dutch Schultz. He married the beautiful Miss Assyria of the 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair, and was barred from participating as a gymnast in the 1936 Olympics because he wasnt a native-born American. But as a lieutenant in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in World War II, he helped build dozens of assault bridges in combat at the front lines of the Allies push from the beaches of Normandy to the outskirts of Berlin. A man who struggled throughout his life to gain the respect of his father, George Edgar, like many immigrant men of his generation, drove himself to succeed at whatever he set his heart on. His singular life unfolded against the backdrop of some of the most consequential events of the first half of the twentieth century. But despite all obstacles, nothing deterred him from his one true dream. . . to be a violinist. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN., Booklocker.com

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Dragons & Violins: A Memoir of War and Music
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Armstrong, David A.

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Dragons & Violins: A Memoir of War and Music

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9781609104573

Dragons and Violins is the story of George Edgar, born in Persia at a time of terrible violence against Assyrian Christians. His family escaped to Russia, then Constantinople, and finally to the United States on July 4th, 1921. In World War II, he helped build assault bridges from Normandy to the outskirts of Berlin, his life unfolding against the backdrop of monumental events. But despite all obstacles, nothing deterred him from his one true dream - to become a violinist.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781609104573
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1609104579
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Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: BOOKLOCKER.COM INC
322 Pages
Weight: 0,489 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9781609104573

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