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Concentrationary memories : totalitarian terror and cultural resistance

Author: Griselda Pollock; Maxim Silverman
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Concentrationary Memories is based in the idea that the concentrationary plague unleashed on the world by the Nazis in the 1930s and 1940s has remained and is now a permanent presence shadowing modern life. It also argues that memory - and, indeed, art in general - must be invoked to show this haunting of the present by this menacing past so that we can read for the signs of terror and counter its deformation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alain Resnais; Alain Resnais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Griselda Pollock; Maxim Silverman
ISBN: 9781780768960 1780768966
OCLC Number: 873745940
Description: xix, 315 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction, the politics of memory : from concentrationary memory to concentrationary memories / Griselda Pollock and Max Silverman --
Theorizing the political space and beyond. The memory of politics : Hannah Arendt, Carl Schmitt and the possibility of encounter / John Wolfe Ackerman --
Mediations of memory. Migration and motif : the (parapractic) memories of an image / Thomas Elsaesser ; The two stages of the Eichmann trial / Sylvie Lindeperg and Annette Wieviorka ; Running the film against the reel : locating Jean Cayrol's Lazarean figure in Alain Resnais's Muriel ou le temps d'un retour / Matthew John --
Camp visions. Symbol re-formation : concentrationary memory in Charlotte Delbo's Auschwitz and after / Nicholas Chare ; A new visual structure for the unthinkable : the surrealist aesthetic and the concentrationary sublime in Lee Miller's photographs of Buchenwald and Dachau / Isabelle de le Court ; Muselmann : a distilled image of the Lager? / Glenn Sujo ; Nameless before the concentrationary void : Charlotte Salomon's Leben? Oder Theater? 1941-42 'After Gurs' / Griselda Pollock --
Beyond the limits. Animating memory : Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir / Claire Launchbury ; Isn't this where? : projections on Pink Floyd the Wall : tracing the concentrationary image / Benjamin Hannavy Cousen ; Memory work in Argentina 1976-2006 / Laura Malosetti Costa.
Responsibility: edited by Griselda Pollock and Max Silverman.

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Concentrationary Memories rests on a provocative, carefully theorized consideration of the nature of the 'concentrationary' universe, extending and reframing terms and ideas introduced by Hannah Read more...

 
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