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After the Red Army faction : gender, culture, and militancy

Author: Charity Scribner
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Masterminded by women, the Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorized West Germany from the 1970s to the 1990s. Afterimages of its leaders persist in the works of pivotal artists and writers, including Gerhard Richter, Elfriede Jelinek, and Slavoj Zizek. Why were women so prominent in the RAF? What does the continuing cultural response to the German armed struggle tell us about the representation of violence, power, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charity Scribner
ISBN: 9780231168649 0231168640
OCLC Number: 881591709
Description: xiii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The red decade and its cultural fallout --
Damaged lives of the far left: reading the RAF in reverse --
Buildings on fire : the situationist international and the Red Army faction --
The Stammheim complex in Marianne and Juliane --
Violence and the Tendenzwende : engendering victims in the novel and film --
Anatomies of protest and resistance : Meinhof, Fischer --
Regarding terror at the Berlin Kunst-werke.
Responsibility: Charity Scribner.


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The saga of the Red Army Faction's decades-long war with the West German state hardly ended when the shooting stopped, as Charity Scribner's superb book explains. Instead, the conflict captured and Read more...

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