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Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witness Era

Diana I. Popescu (Birkbeck, University of London, UK) and Tanja Schult (Stockholm University, Sweden)
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Language
English
Series
The Holocaust and Its Contexts
Holocaust and Its Contexts
ISBN
9781137530417, 1137530413
Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1. Introduction: Memory and Imagination in the Post-Witness Era / Diana I. Popescu
  • Part I Revisiting Artistic Practices of Holocaust Commemoration. 2. List Mania in Holocaust Commemoration / Ernst van Alphen
  • 3. Acts of Remembering in the Work of Esther Shalev-Gerz - From Embodied to Mediated Memory / Jacob Lund
  • 4. Countermonuments as Spaces for Deep Memory / James E. Young
  • 5. Sites that Matter: Current Developments of Urban Holocaust Commemoration in Berlin and Munich / Imke Girfsmann
  • 6. Contemporary Holocaust Memorials in Berlin: On the Borders of the Sacred and the Profane / Tracy Jean Rosenberg
  • Part II Sites of Struggle with Haunting Pasts. 7. Holocaust Tourism: The Strange yet Familiar/the Familiar yet Strange / Tim Cole
  • 8. To Go or Not to Go? Reflections on the Iconic Status of Auschwitz, its Increasing Distance and Prevailing Urgency / Tanja Schult
  • 9. Holocaust Zombies: Mourning and Memory in Polish Contemporary Culture / Jan Borowicz
  • 10. 'A Picnic Underpinned with Unease': Spring in Warsaw and New Genre Polish-Jewish Memory Work/ Erica Lehrer and Magdalena Waligorska
  • 11. The Limits of Forgiveness and Postmodern Art / Ceri Eldin
  • Part III Rethinking Representation in Literature and Popular Culture. 12. Auschwitz, Adorno and the Ambivalence of Representation: The Holocaust as a Point of Reference in Contemporary Literature / Hampus Osth Gustafsson
  • 13. Questions of Re(Presentation) in Uwe Boll's Auschwitz (2011) / Elizabeth M. Ward
  • 14. 'Ordinary Women' as Perpetrators in European Holocaust Films / Ingrid Lewis
  • 15. Real Imagination? Holocaust Comics in Europe / Christine Gundermann
  • Part IV Memory Politics in Post-2000 (Trans)National Contexts. 16. Austria's Post-Holocaust Jewish Community: A Subaltern Counterpublic between the Ethics and Morality of Memory / Christian Karner
  • 17. Cosmopolitan Memory in a National Context: The Care of the 'Living History Forum' / Kristin Wagrell
  • 18. Holocaust Remembrance as 'Civil Religion': The Case of the Stockholm Declaration (2000) / Larissa Allwork
  • Index
Description
xiii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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