Marlene Dietrich

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Bach, Steven. Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1992.

Baxter, Peter. “On the Naked Thighs of Miss Dietrich,” Wide Angle, vol. 2, no. 2 (Spring 1978), 18-25.

Baxter, Peter. Sternberg. London: Film Institute, 1980.

Baxter, Peter. Just Watch! Sternberg, Paramount and America. London: British Film Institute, 1993

Desjardins, Mary. “Meeting Two Queens: Feminist Film-making, Identity Politics, and the Melodramatic Fantasy,” Film Quarterly, vol. 48, no. 3 (Spring 1995), 26-33

DelGaudio, Sybil. Dressing the Part: Sternberg, Dietrich and Costume. London and Toronto: Associated University Press,1993.

Fischer, Lucy. Marlene: Modernity, Mortality, and the Biopic. Biography, 23.1 (Winter 2000), 193-11.

Frewin, Leslie. Dietrich. New York: Stein and Day, 1967.

Griffith, Richard. Marlene Dietrich: Image and Legend. New York, The Museum of Modern Art Film Library: Doubleday & Company, 1959, 7-13.

Hanut, Eryk. I Wish You Love: Conversations With Marlene Dietrich. Berkeley, California: Frog Ltd. 1996.

Higham, Charles. Marlene: The Life of Marlene Dietrich. New York: W.W. Norton & company Inc. 1977.

Jacobowitz, Florence. ‘Power & the Masquerade: The Devil Is a Woman’, CineAction!, 8 (1987), 32-41.

Jacobowitz, Florence. “What Does a Man Know About Mother Love? Blonde Venus.” CineAction! no. 21/22 (Summer/Fall 1990), 35-45.

Jacobowitz, Florence S. “Critical Realism: The Sternberg/Dietrich Collaborations.” Ph.D. dissertation, Social and Political Thought, York University, Ontario (Canada), 1991.

Jacobobwitz, Florence S. “The Dietrich Westerns: Destry Rides Again and Rancho Notorious,” in Cameron, Ian and Pye, Douglas eds. The Movie Book of the Western. London: Studio Vista, 1996, 88-98.

Johnston, Claire. “Women’s Cinema as Counter-Cinema,” in Nichols, Bill, ed. Movies and Methods. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1976, 208-17.

Kaplan, E. Ann. ”Fetishism and the representation of Motherhood in Von Sternberg’s Blonde Venus (1932),” Women and Film: Both Sides of the Camera. London: Methuen, 1983.

Kaplan, E. Ann. ”Trauma and Aging: Marlene Dietrich, Melnie Klein, and Margerine Duras.” In Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations. Kathleen Woodward, ed. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1999.

Knight, Arthur. “Marlene Dietrich: Notes on a Living Legend,” Films in Review, vol. V, no. 10, 1954, 497-514.

Loewenstein, Joseph, and Tatlock, Lynne. “The Marshall Plan at the Movies: Marlene Dietrich and Her Incarnations,” The German Quarterly, vol. 65, nos. 3-4, (Summer-Fall 1992), 429-42.

Loyo, Haria. “En la estela de Carmen: Marlene Dietrich in The Devil Is a Woman”, Archivos de la filmoteca, no. 51 (Octubre 2005),  49-65.

Loyo, Hilaria. “A Carmenesque Dietrich in The Devil is A Woman: Erotic Scenarios, Modern Desires and Cultural Differences between the USA and Spain.” In Carmen: From Silent Film to MTV. Chris Perriam and Ann Davies, eds. Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2005, 75-89.

Loyo, Hilaria. “Los avatares de Lorelei: la identidad nacional de Marlene Dietrich desde Weimar hasta la II Guerra Mundial”, Archivos de la filmoteca, no. 40 (Febrero 2002), 108-125.

Loyo, Hilaria. “Las estrellas y los deseos femeninos bajo la mirada de la Historia: el caso de Marlene Dietrich,” Secuencias. Revista de Historia de Cine, no. 15, 2002, 18-31.

McCormick, Richard W. “From Caligari to Dietrich: Sexual, Social, and Cinematic Discourses in Weimar Film,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 18, no. 3 (Spring 1993), 640-68.

Mulvey, Laura. “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema,” Screen, vol. 16, no. 3 (Autumn 1975) [reprinted in Feminism and Film Theory. Constance Penley, ed. London: BFI/ New York: Routledge, 1988, 57-68.]

O’Connor, Patrick. Dietrich’s Own Style: The Amazing Blonde Woman. London: Bloomsbury, 1991.

Sternberg, Josef von. Fun in a Chinese Laundry. New York: Collier Books, 1973 (1965).

Studlar, Gaylyn. In the Realm of Pleasure: Von Sternberg, Dietrich, and the Masochistic Aesthetic. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1988.

Studlar, Gaylyn. “Masochism, Masquerade, and the Erotic Metamorphoses of Marlene Dietrich,” in Gaines, Jane and Herzog, Charlotte eds. Fabrications: Costume and the Female Body. New York: Routledge, 1990.

Sudendorf, Werner. Marlene Dietrich. München: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, 2001

Thomas, Deborah. “Blonde Venus (1932).” Movie no. 34/5 (Winter 1990), 7-15.

Vernon, Kathleen M. “Remaking Spain: Trans/national Mythologies and Cultural Fetishism in The Devil is A Woman (Sternberg, 1935) and Cet obscur object du désir (Buñuel, 1977),” Journal of Romance Studies, vol. 4 no. 1, 2004,13-27.

Walker, Alexander. Dietrich. London: Mandarin Paperback, 1989 (1984).

Weiss, Andrea. “‘I Get a Queer Feeling When I Look at You’: Hollywood Stars and Lesbian Spectatorship of the 1930s.” In Stardom: Industry of Desire. Christine Gledhill, ed. New York: Routledge, 1992.

Weiss, Andrea. Vampires and Violets: Lesbians in the Cinema. London: Jonathan Cape, 1992.

Wood, Michael. 1988. “Dietrich: Empress of Signs,” Women & Literature, vol. 4, 1988, 153-68.

Wood, Robin. “The Play of Light and Shade: The Scarlet Empress,” in Personal Views: Exploration in Film. London: Gordon Frazer, 1976.

Wood, Robin. “Venus of Marlene,” Film Comment, vol. 14, no. 2 (March-April 1978), 58-63.

Wood, Robin. “Rancho Notorious: A Noir Western in Colour,” CineAction!, nos. 13/14 (Summer 1988), 83-93.

Zucker, Carol. The Idea of the Image: Josef von Sterberg’s Dietrich Films. London and Toronto: Associated University Press, 1988.