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Revisiting Holocaust representation in the post-witness era

Author: Diana Popescu; Tanja Schult
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Series: Holocaust and its contexts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume explores post-2000s artistic engagements with Holocaust memory arguing that imagination plays an increasingly important role in keeping the memory of the Holocaust vivid for contemporary and future audiences."--Provided by the publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Popescu; Tanja Schult
ISBN: 9781137530417 1137530413
OCLC Number: 920824593
Description: xiii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations --
Acknowledgements --
Notes on Contributors --
1. Introduction: Memory and Imagination in the Post-Witness Era / Diana I. Popescu --
Part I Revisiting Artistic Practices of Holocaust Commemoration. 2. List Mania in Holocaust Commemoration / Ernst van Alphen --
3. Acts of Remembering in the Work of Esther Shalev-Gerz --
From Embodied to Mediated Memory / Jacob Lund --
4. Countermonuments as Spaces for Deep Memory / James E. Young --
5. Sites that Matter: Current Developments of Urban Holocaust Commemoration in Berlin and Munich / Imke Girfsmann --
6. Contemporary Holocaust Memorials in Berlin: On the Borders of the Sacred and the Profane / Tracy Jean Rosenberg --
Part II Sites of Struggle with Haunting Pasts. 7. Holocaust Tourism: The Strange yet Familiar/the Familiar yet Strange / Tim Cole --
8. To Go or Not to Go? Reflections on the Iconic Status of Auschwitz, its Increasing Distance and Prevailing Urgency / Tanja Schult --
9. Holocaust Zombies: Mourning and Memory in Polish Contemporary Culture / Jan Borowicz --
10. 'A Picnic Underpinned with Unease': Spring in Warsaw and New Genre Polish-Jewish Memory Work/ Erica Lehrer and Magdalena Waligorska --
11. The Limits of Forgiveness and Postmodern Art / Ceri Eldin --
Part III Rethinking Representation in Literature and Popular Culture. 12. Auschwitz, Adorno and the Ambivalence of Representation: The Holocaust as a Point of Reference in Contemporary Literature / Hampus Osth Gustafsson --
13. Questions of Re(Presentation) in Uwe Boll's Auschwitz (2011) / Elizabeth M. Ward --
14. 'Ordinary Women' as Perpetrators in European Holocaust Films / Ingrid Lewis --
15. Real Imagination? Holocaust Comics in Europe / Christine Gundermann --
Part IV Memory Politics in Post-2000 (Trans)National Contexts. 16. Austria's Post-Holocaust Jewish Community: A Subaltern Counterpublic between the Ethics and Morality of Memory / Christian Karner --
17. Cosmopolitan Memory in a National Context: The Care of the 'Living History Forum' / Kristin Wagrell --
18. Holocaust Remembrance as 'Civil Religion': The Case of the Stockholm Declaration (2000) / Larissa Allwork --
Index
Series Title: Holocaust and its contexts.
Responsibility: Diana I. Popescu (Birkbeck, Universit of London, UK) and Tanja Schult (Stockholm University, Sweden).

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