The Holocaust in American Film / Edition 2

The Holocaust in American Film / Edition 2

by Judith E. Doneson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815629265

ISBN-13: 9780815629269

Pub. Date: 02/01/2002

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Noting that the Holocaust has become a metaphor as well as paradigm for modern tragedy, Doneson (Holocaust and film, Washington U., St. Louis) examines how anti-Semitism and Nazi persecution have been treated in films, The Diary of Anne Frank in post-war America, the effect of 1960s-1979s social upheaval on such movies, and issues of historical representation

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Noting that the Holocaust has become a metaphor as well as paradigm for modern tragedy, Doneson (Holocaust and film, Washington U., St. Louis) examines how anti-Semitism and Nazi persecution have been treated in films, The Diary of Anne Frank in post-war America, the effect of 1960s-1979s social upheaval on such movies, and issues of historical representation and memory. Includes photos, a filmography, and acknowledgments for the 1987 edition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815629269
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Series:
Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments for the Second Editionix
Acknowledgments for the First Editionxi
Introduction1
1Reflections on Anti-Semitism in Film and the Nazi Persecution of the Jews: 1934-194713
2The Diary of Anne Frank in the Context of Post-War America and the 1950s57
3Chaos and Social Upheaval: The 1960s and 1970s85
4Television and the Effects of Holocaust141
5Whose History Is It?197
Conclusion: What Will We Remember?217
Notes233
Bibliography257
Filmography273
Index279

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