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Coppelius

destroys Olympia because of bad check. [Fr. Opera: Offenbach, Tales of Hoffmann, Westerman, 275]
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First performed in 1870, Coppelia was originally based on two stories by E T A Hoffmann entitled Der Sandmann (The Sandman) and Die Puppe (The Doll).
Hoffmann and German agrarian reform (in the split-screen film Der Sandmann, 1995) to Herman Melville and noir (in the film Journey into Fear, 2001).
Sometimes, as I will develop further in connection with Der Sandmann (1816), Fate's fictional status is suggested through raise en abime: the already self-reflective primary narrator delivers an account of Nathanael's impassioned efforts to "confront" his horrible fate by writing it.
292) and North Africa in the less successfully received novel Der Sandmann (1991; see WLT 67:2, p.
What, for instance, are we to deduce from the absence of chairs or benches in certain galleries, as is the case here with rooms for Der Sandmann, 1995, and Video, 2007?
Hoffmann's Der Sandmann, a disturbing story whose ending, one soon understands, will not be happy.
The story is based on a macabre tale called Der Sandmann (The Sandman) by ETA Hoffmann, published in 1815.
Other looping pieces, like Subject to a Film: Marnie and Der Sandmann, 1995, have a semblance of linear narrative, beginning and end, but mostly it's all middle.
He admits having suffered "psychotic feelings" during a repeated viewing of Stan Douglas's video installation Der Sandmann, 1995, a slowly circulating double projection--"a deeply schizophrenic experience," said some critics--based on E.
Yet they might have been more clearly fleshed out had there been some additional inclusions: Stan Douglas's Der Sandmann, Tacita Dean's Green Ray, and Thomas Demand's Rolltreppe (Escalator) come to mind, as does Graham's Verwandlungs-musik, which deals explicitly with the loop.
Take the video installation Der Sandmann, 1995, an elaborate meditation on the mechanisms of recollection and temporal awareness, and, I think, the most sophisticated work of contemporary art I've come across in recent years.