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Women and the Holocaust : narrative and representation

Author: Esther Fuchs
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©1999.
Series: Studies in the Shoah, v. 22.
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Women and the Holocaust brings together essays by leading scholars in the field of Shoah Studies that derive from disciplines such as literary criticism, religious studies, history, sociology, and  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women and the Holocaust.
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Fuchs
ISBN: 0761813438 9780761813439 0761813446 9780761813446
OCLC Number: 40668117
Description: xv, 148 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Problem of Edith Stein : Jewess and Catholic saint / Zev Garber --
Lesbians and the Holocaust / Amy Elman --
Reproduction and resistance during the Holocaust / Katharina von Kellenbach --
In a world shorn of color : toward a feminist theology of Holocaust testimonies / Susan E. Nowak --
Re-occupying the territories of silence : Israeli daughters of Shoah survivors between language and silence / Ronit Lentin --
Women as agents of suffering and redemption in the poetry of Nelly Sachs / Erlis Glass Wickersham --
Women as resistance fighters in recent popular films : the case of Hannah Senesh and Helen Moszkiewiez / Lawrence Baron --
Construction of heroines in Holocaust films : the Jewess as Beautiful Soul / Esther Fuchs --
Selection from Margaret Engel (Kohn) Keat's memoir : 1939-1941 / Phillipa Kafka --
Life in hiding : Razek's barn : an excerpt from Silent Screams / Zila Fuks --
Recent books on female Jewish writers and artists of the Holocaust / Esther Fuchs.
Series Title: Studies in the Shoah, v. 22.
Responsibility: edited by Esther Fuchs.


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The edited volume adds to this small but growing literature that gives voice to women's experiences. It shows a variety of way in which scholars can highlight women's experiences by using gender as Read more...

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