Collection: Siegfried Kracauer

Siegfried Kracauer (1889–1966) was a German novelist, film theorist, and cultural critic. He worked as the film and literature editor of the Frankfurter Zeitung between 1922 and 1933, and he has been associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory through his friendships with Theodor Adorno and Leo Löwenthal. From 1941 until his death in 1966, Kracauer lived and worked in the United States, where he wrote two of his most influential works, From Calgari to Hitler and Theory of Film.
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