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Reframing antifascism : memory, genre and the life writings of Greta Kuckhoff

Author: Joanne Sayner
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Greta Kuckhoff belonged to the anti-Nazi resistance group 'The Red Orchestra' and was condemned to death in 1943. Her sentence was later commuted to imprisonment and she was liberated by the Red Army in 1945. She spent the next thirty years working to commemorate the group's antifascist resistance. Through radio broadcasts, letters, exhibitions, journal articles, film, and autobiography, she fought against Cold War  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Greta Kuckhoff; Greta Kuckhoff; Greta Kuckhoff
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Sayner
ISBN: 9780230368750 0230368751
OCLC Number: 829386942
Description: xiv, 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Memories of resistance --
'The radio today is our history' : Greta Kuckhoff's radio broadcasts and speeches --
Fashioning the self and the recipient in letters : Kuckhoff's correspondence --
Exhibiting the 'red orchestra' --
From einheit to die weltbahne : Kuckhoff's journal articles on resistance --
A film without a protagonist? KLK an PTX : die rote kapelle --
From the rosary to the nightingale : memory as published and unpublished autobiography --
Conclusion : Genre and memory : repetition as a way of knowing.
Responsibility: Joanne Sayner.
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Greta Kuckhoff belonged to the anti-Nazi group, 'The Red Orchestra'. She survived the War and spent the next thirty years working to commemorate their resistance. Using previously unpublished  Read more...

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'Of the various studies on the debate surrounding anti-Fascism and resistance in the GDR, Joanne Sayner's research into the life writings of Greta Kuckhoff provides a wealth of new material relating Read more...

 
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