The "Jew" in cinema : from the golem to Don't touch my Holocaust (Book, 2005) []
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The "Jew" in cinema : from the golem to Don't touch my Holocaust

Author: Omer Bartov
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2005.
Series: Helen and Martin Schwartz lectures in Jewish studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Analyzes the image of the Jew in films from the 1920s through the 1990s, in a number of countries (the USSR, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, East and West Germany, France, Italy, the USA, and Israel). Highlights the influence of stereotypes not only in antisemitic films, but also in pro-Jewish and anti-antisemitic ones, revealing how latent antisemitic images have been projected even in the latter two types of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Omer Bartov
ISBN: 0253217458 9780253217455 0253345022 9780253345028
OCLC Number: 55633594
Description: xv, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The "Jew" as perpetrator --
The "Jew" as victim --
The "Jew" as hero --
The "Jew" as anti-hero.
Series Title: Helen and Martin Schwartz lectures in Jewish studies.
Responsibility: Omer Bartov.
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From cinema's beginnings, the film image of the 'Jew' has closely followed the fortunes and misfortunes of Jews. This title argues that depictions of the 'Jew' in film have been fed by, or have  Read more...


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In this important work, Omer Bartov examines how the cinematic representations of the 'Jew' as 'perpetrator', 'victim', 'hero' and 'anti-hero' emerge not only throughout the course of film history, Read more...

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