Noah Isenberg is Professor of Culture and Media at the New School’s Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, in New York City, where he also directs the Screen Studies program. The author, most recently, of We’ll Always Have ‘Casablanca’: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie, published by W. W. Norton in February 2017 (and in November 2017 by Faber & Faber in the United Kingdom and by Európa, in Hungarian translation, in Hungary), his other books include: Edgar G. Ulmer: A Filmmaker at the Margins (University of California Press, 2014), which The New York Times hailed as “a page turner of a biography” and Huffington Post selected among its Best Film Books of 2014; Detour (British Film Institute, 2008), a book-length study of Ulmer’s acclaimed low-budget film noir; and, as editor, Weimar Cinema: An Essential Guide to Classic Films of the Era (Columbia University Press, 2009), which was selected as a ChoiceOutstanding Academic Title. His introduction to the reissue of Vicki Baum’s best-selling novel of 1929 Grand Hotel is now out from New York Review of Books Classics.
By Immigrants, For Immigrants: Why “Casablanca” Still Matters
Noah Gittell on Noah Isenberg's "We'll Always Have Casablanca."...