Magilow, Daniel und Lisa Silverman: Holocaust Representations in History. An Introduction. (Perspectives on the Holocaust.) New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. (210 S.)
Added by: joachim (2021-12-09 14:56) Last edited by: joachim (2021-12-09 20:39)
|Resource type: Book
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-4725-1030-3
BibTeX citation key: Magilow2015
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Keywords: "Maus", Holocaust, Representation, Spiegelman. Art, USA
Creators: Magilow, Silverman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (New York)
Holocaust Representations in History is an introduction to critical questions and debates surrounding the depiction, chronicling and memorialization of the Holocaust through the historical analysis of some of the most provocative and significant works of Holocaust representation.
In a series of chronologically presented case studies, the book introduces the major themes and issues of Holocaust representation across a variety of media and genres, including film, drama, literature, photography, visual art, television, graphic novels, and memorials. The case studies presented not only include well-known, commercially successful, and canonical works about the Holocaust, such as the film Shoah and Elie Wiesel’s memoir Night, but also controversial examples that have drawn accusations of profaning the memory of the genocide. Each work’s specific historical and cultural significance is then discussed to provide further insight into the impact of one of the most devastating events of the 20th century and the continued relevance of its memory.
Complete with illustrations, a bibliography and suggestions for further reading, key terms and discussion questions, this is an important book for any student keen to know more about the Holocaust and its impact.
PHP execution time: 0.04319 s
SQL execution time: 0.10665 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00172 s
Total elapsed time: 0.15156 s
Peak memory usage: 1.3024 MB
Memory at close: 1.2514 MB
Database queries: 67