Representing Auschwitz

At the Margins of Testimony
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ISBN-13:
9781137297693
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
246
Autor:
N. Chare
Serie:
The Holocaust and its Contexts
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This collection of essays by leading international scholars takes the Scrolls of Auschwitz as its starting point. These powerful hand-written testimonies, produced within Birkenau, seek to bear witness to mass murder from at its core. The highly literary accounts pose a fundamental challenge to the idea the Holocaust cannot be attested to.
Preface; Eva Hoffman Introduction; Nicholas Chare and Dominic Williams 1. The Harmony of Barbarism: Locating the 'Scrolls of Auschwitz' in Holocaust Historiography; Dan Stone 2. On the Problem of Empathy: Attending to Gaps in the Scrolls of Auschwitz; Nicholas Chare 3. 'The dead are my teachers': The Scrolls of Auschwitz in Jerome Rothenberg's Khurbn; Dominic Williams 4. Chain of Testimony: The Holocaust Researcher as Surrogate Witness; Anne Karpf 5. What Remains - Genocide and Things; Ulrike Kistner 6. Representing the Einsatzgruppen: The outtakes of Claude Lanzmann's Shoah; Sue Vice 7. Reconciling History in Alain Resnais's L'Annee derniere a Marienbad (1961); Hannah Mowat with Emma Wilson 8. Gender and Sexuality in Women Survivors' Personal Narratives; Cathy S. Gelbin 9. Art as Transport Station of Trauma? Haunting Objects in the works of Bracha Ettinger, Sarah Kofman, and Chantal Akerman; Griselda Pollock Coda: Reading Witness Discourse; Hayden White
This collection of essays by leading international scholars takes the Scrolls of Auschwitz as its starting point. These powerful hand-written testimonies, produced within Birkenau, seek to bear witness to mass murder from at its core. The highly literary accounts pose a fundamental challenge to the idea the Holocaust cannot be attested to.

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