When the Wind’s Gently Rustling: Film and Natural Beauty

Abstract: While experiencing natural beauty is a key appeal of the cinema and other moving-image media, academic film scholarship has rarely paid attention to it. In this article I will use the widespread motif of the gently rustling wind as a pars pro toto to make some general remarks about the experience of natural beauty […]

Des Knaben wunder Zorn. Über das Motiv des Vater-Sohn-Konflikts in Dominik Grafs Der Skorpion (1997)

In: Chris Wahl/Jesko Jockenhövel/Michael Wedel/Marco Abel (eds.): Im Angesicht des Fernsehens. Der Autor Dominik Graf. München: Edition Text + Critique, 2012.  Link to the PDF

Towards a Psychological Construct of Being Moved (Ko-Autor, Erst-Autor: Winfried Menninghaus).

Menninghaus, W., Wagner, V., Hanich, J., Wassiliwizky, E., Kuehnast, M. & Jacobsen, T.  In: PLoS ONE. 4. June 2015. p. 1-33 Link to the article Abstract: The emotional state of being moved, though frequently referred to in both classical rhetoric and current language use, is far from established as a well-defined psychological construct. In a series […]