Publishers Weekly: Scenarios III

For the first time in English, and in his signature prose poetry, the film scripts of four of Werner Herzog’s early works

This third collection of German film director Herzog’s scripts represents a worthy addition to the series, and a further glimpse into the mind and work of an eccentric genius. The “scenarios”—Stroszek (1977), Nosferatu, Phantom of the Night (1979), Where the Green Ants Dream (1984), and Cobra Verde (1987)—don’t resemble traditional screenplays. Instead they take the form of hybrid texts that combine elements of novels, prose poetry, and limited bits of the standard screenplay format. 

 

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