The truth about Fania Fénelon and the women's orchestra of Auschwitz-Birkenau (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The truth about Fania Fénelon and the women's orchestra of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Author: Susan J Eischeid
Publisher: Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016] ©2016
Series: Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book explores how the women's orchestra at Auschwitz-Birkenau has been remembered in both media and popular culture since the end of the Second World War. In particular it focuses on Fania Fénelon's memoir, Playing for time (1976), which was subsequently adapted into a film. Since then the publication has become a cornerstone of Holocaust remembrance and scholarship. Susan Eischeid therefore interrogates  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
collective biographies
Biographies
Sources
Music
Songs and music
Named Person: Fania Fénelon; Fania Fénelon; Fania Fénelon; Fania Fénelon; Fania Fénelon; Fania Fénelon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Eischeid
ISBN: 9783319310374 3319310372
OCLC Number: 939532233
Description: xiii, 151 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The truth about Fania Fénelon and the women's orchestra of Auschwitz-Birkenau --
The Auschwitz-Birkenau women's orchestra --
Fania Fénelon and the inception of Playing for Time --
Problematic aspects of Fania Fénelon's Holocaust memoir --
Goals for exposing the inconsistencies in Fénelon's Holocaust memoir --
Key issues of distortion and embellishment in Fania Fénelon's Playing for Time --
Other issues of distortion and embellishment in Fania Fénelon's Playing for Time --
Key issues of Fénelon's personal biographical embellishment in Playing for Time --
Scholarly, educational, and commercial treatment of Playing for Time by Fania Fénelon --
The response of the other survivors and press response to Playing for Time --
The television movie based on Fania Fénelon's Playing for Time --
The artistic influence of Fénelon's memoir: The Playing for Time phenomenon --
Memoirs by other survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau women's orchestra and the second generation legacy --
Addressing the revisionists regarding Fania Fénelon's Holocaust memoir --
Coda in a minor key: The legacy of Fania Fénelon.
Series Title: Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Susan Eischeid.

Abstract:

Susan Eischeid therefore investigates whether it deserves such status, and whether such material can ever be considered reliable source material for historians.  Read more...

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