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Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witness Era

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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.

Ernst van Alphen, Leiden University, Netherlands Jacob Lund, Aarhus University, Denmark James E. Young, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA Imke Girßmann, University of Oldenburg, Germany Tracy Jean Rosenberg, Goethe University, Germany Tim Cole, University of Bristol, UK Jan Borowicz, University of Warsaw, Poland Erica Lehrer, Concordia University, Canada Magdalena Waligórska, Free University, Berlin, Germany Ceri Eldin, Uppsala University, Sweden Hampus Östh Gustafsson, Uppsala University, Sweden Elizabeth Ward, University of Leeds, UK Ingrid Lewis, Dublin City University, Ireland Christine Gundermann, University of Cologne, Germany Christian Karner, University of Nottingham, UK Kristin Wagrell, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Larissa Allwork, University of Northampton, UK


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 Girßmann 6. Contemporary Holocaust Memorials in Berlin: On the Borders of Sacred and 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 Waligórska 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 Östh Gustafsson 13. Questions of Re(Presentation) in Uwe Boll's (2011); Elizabeth 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 Case of the 'Living History Forum'; Kristin Wagrell 18. Holocaust Remembrance as 'Civil Religion'? The Case of the Stockholm Declaration (2000); Larissa Allwork


Titel: Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witness Era
EAN: 9781137530417
ISBN: 978-1-137-53041-7
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 309
Gewicht: 548g
Größe: H23mm x B218mm x T144mm
Jahr: 2015
Auflage: 1st ed. 2015