Title

The Sources of Fritz Lang's Die Nibelungen

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1990

Department

English

Abstract

Examines which sources Fritz Lang employed in making the film `Die Nibelungen.' Contention that the film is based on the German poem `Das Nibelungenlied'; Basis of the contention; Lang's use of the symbol of the flowering bush transforming itself into a death's head; Film's capture of the medieval epic.

Publication Title

Literature-Film Quarterly

Volume

18

Issue

2

First Page

103

Last Page

110