Stated memory : East Germany and the Holocaust (Book, 1999) []
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Stated memory : East Germany and the Holocaust

Stated memory : East Germany and the Holocaust

Author: Thomas C Fox
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Camden House, 1999.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Stated Memory: East Germany and the Holocaust investigates Communist Germany's attempt to explain the Holocaust within a discursive framework that was at once German and Marxist. The book probes the contradictions and self deceptions arising from East Germany's official self-understanding as an enlightened, modern society in which Jewishness did not constitute "difference" or otherness. The study examines East  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Fox
ISBN: 1571131299 9781571131294
OCLC Number: 39505727
Language Note: English.
Description: 177 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Stating German Holocaust memory --
The state of memory: the Holocaust in East German historiography --
The texture of memory: East German concentration camp memorials --
In the melting pot of socialism: East German Jews --
Berlin, Moscow, and the imagined Jerusalem: the holocaust in East German literature and film --
Epilogue: stated memory.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: Thomas C. Fox.
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A long-overdue study of the East German view of the Holocaust over the years 1946-1989.  Read more...


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Especially valuable to scholars and students of German studies, but intensely interesting to the educated public as well. -- Nancy A. Lauckner, Univ. of Tennessee Shows how...the Holocaust, Read more...

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