Ernest Borneman

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Ernst Wilhelm Julius Bornemann (12 April 1915 – 4 June 1995),[1] also known by his self-chosen anglicisation Ernest Borneman, was a German crime writer, filmmaker, anthropologist, ethnomusicologist, psychoanalyst, sexologist, communist agitator, jazz musician and critic.

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • The Face on the Cutting-Room Floor (1937) (as Cameron McCabe); London : Picador Classic, 2016 (with an introduction by Jonathan Coe), ISBN 978-1-5098-2981-1
  • Tremolo (1938)
  • Face the Music (1954)
  • Tomorrow Is Now (1959)
  • The Compromisers (1961)
  • The Man Who Loved Women (aka Landscape with Nudes) (1968)

Screenplays[edit]

Jazz writings[edit]

  • "Swing Music. An Encyclopaedia of Jazz" (unpublished typescript, 580pp., 1940)
  • A Critic Looks at Jazz (1946; collected criticism from his column in the jazz periodical The Record Changer, "An Anthropologist Looks at Jazz"; the only jazz book ever published by Borneman)
  • "The Roots of Jazz", in Nat Hentoff and Albert J. McCarthy, eds., Jazz (New York: Rinehart, 1959)[2]

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Lexikon der Liebe und Erotik (1968)
  • Psychoanalyse des Geldes. Eine kritische Untersuchung psychoanalytischer Geldtheorien (1973)
  • Studien zu Befreiung des Kindes, 3 vols. (1973)
  • Der obszöne Wortschatz der Deutschen—Sex im Volksmund (1974)
  • Das Patriarchat. Ursprung und Zukunft unseres Gesellschaftssystems (1975)
  • Die Ur-Szene. Eine Selbstanalyse (autobiographical, 1977)
  • Reifungsphasen der Kindheit. Sexuelle Entwicklungspsychologie (1981)
  • Die Welt der Erwachsenen in den verbotenen Reimen deutschsprachiger Stadtkinder (1982)
  • Rot-weiß-rote Herzen. Das Liebes-, Ehe- und Geschlechtsleben der Alpenrepublik (1984)
  • Das Geschlechtsleben des Kindes. Beiträge zur Kinderanalyse und Sexualpädologie (1985)
  • Die neue Eifersucht. Starke Männer zeigen Schwäche: Sie werden eifersüchtig (1986)
  • Ullstein Enzyklopädie der Sexualität (1990)
  • Sexuelle Marktwirtschaft. Vom Waren- und Geschlechtsverkehr in der bürgerlichen Gesellschaft (1992)
  • Die Zukunft der Liebe (2001) (his last book)

Borneman was also a scriptwriter for the British TV series The Adventures of Aggie (1956) about the adventures of a fashion designer on international assignments.

Borneman directed the 20 minute Canadian documentary Northland (1942) and also the 15 minute documentary written by Leslie McFarlane, Target - Berlin (Objectif Berlin) (1944).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alex Harris Stein (16 October 2013). "Borneman, Ernest [Bornemann, Ernst Wilhelm Julius ]". Grove Music Online (8th ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.A2248442.
  2. ^ Hentoff, Nat (1974). Jazz : new perspectives on the history of jazz. New York : Da Capo Press. ISBN 978-0-306-70592-2. Retrieved 15 March 2021.

Further reading[edit]

  • "Afterword". In: Cameron McCabe: The Face on the Cutting-Room Floor (Gregg Press: Boston, Mass., 1981) (includes the tapescript of a long interview with Borneman conducted in 1979 by Reinhold Aman, the editor of the scholarly U.S. periodical Maledicta; reprinted in the 1986 Penguin edition of the novel)
  • Ein lüderliches Leben. Portrait eines Unangepaßten, ed. Sigrid Standow (2001).

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