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Curriculum and the Holocaust : competing sites of memory and representation

Author: Marla Morris
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ©2001.
Series: Studies in curriculum theory.
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Working at an intersection of curriculum theory, post-Freudian psychoanalysis, and object relations theory, examines ways in which the Holocaust is represented in texts written by historians and by novelists. Argues that memory is the larger category under which history is subsumed, and that works by historians and novelists share many common features. Although the historian and the novelist are constrained by their  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marla Morris
ISBN: 0805838120 9780805838121
OCLC Number: 44802780
Description: xii, 270 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Curriculum Theory and the Holocaust 1 --
2 A Psychoanalytic Hermeneutic 25 --
3 Representation and the Effects of Anti-Semitism 57 --
4 Memory and History 86 --
5 Memory Text of Holocaust Histories 119 --
6 Memory Text of Holocaust Novels 161 --
7 Under the Sign of A Dystopic Curriculum 197.
Series Title: Studies in curriculum theory.
Responsibility: by Marla Morris.
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This study uses the Holocaust to raise issues of memory and representation. Marla Morris argues that history is the systematization of memory and examines the way that the Holocaust is represented in  Read more...


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