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Polish film and the Holocaust : politics and memory

Author: Marek Haltof
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During World War II, Poland lost more than six million people, including about three million Polish Jews who perished in the ghettos and extermination camps built by the Nazis in Polish-occupied territories. This book is the first to address the representation of the Holocaust in Polish film and does so through a detailed treatment of several films, which the author frames in relation to the political, ideological,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marek Haltof
ISBN: 9780857453563 0857453564 9781782384960 1782384960
OCLC Number: 728656723
Description: xiv, 274 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Postwar Poland: geopolitics and cinema --
Wanda Jakubowska's return to Auschwitz: the last stage --
Commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in Border Street --
Images of the Holocaust during the Polish School period (1955-1965) --
Years of organized forgetting (1965-1980) --
Return of the repressed: "The poor Poles look at the ghetto" (1981- ) --
Andrzej Wajda responds: Korczak (1990) and holy week --
Documentary archaeology of the Holocaust and Polish-Jewish past --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Marek Haltof.

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This book is the first to address the representation of the Holocaust in Polish film and does so through a detailed treatment of several films, which the author frames in relation to the political,  Read more...

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Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2012 "In this excellently researched, highly informative survey of Polish films about the Holocaust, Haltof... expands on a chapter in his valuable Polish National Read more...

 
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