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Lustmord:
Sexual Murder in Weimar Germany
Maria Tatar

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Pt. 1Sexual Murder: Weimar Germany and Its Cultural Legacy
Ch. 1Morbid Curiosity: Why Lustmord?3
Ch. 2"Ask Mother": The Construction of Sexual Murder20
Ch. 3Crime, Contagion, and Containment: Sexual Murder in the Weimar Republic41
Pt. 2Case Studies
Ch. 4Fighting for Life: Figurations of War, Women, and the City in the Work of Otto Dix68
Ch. 5Life in the Combat Zone: Military and Sexual Anxieties in the Work of George Grosz98
Ch. 6The Corpse Vanishes: Gender, Violence, and Agency in Alfred Doblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz132
Ch. 7The Killer as Victim: Fritz Lang's M153
Ch. 8Reinventions: Murder in the Name of Art173
Notes185
Index209

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