Projecting The Holocaust Into The Present

Projecting The Holocaust Into The Present

by Lawrence Baron
     
 

To use in his course on Holocaust cinema, Baron (history, San Diego State U.) extends previous textbooks by considering Holocaust films produced between 1990 and 2004. He discusses specific movies within such topical sections as personalizing perpetrators, victims, and resisters; lovers and liquidation; films for youngsters; and recent themes. Annotation ©2006… See more details below

Overview

To use in his course on Holocaust cinema, Baron (history, San Diego State U.) extends previous textbooks by considering Holocaust films produced between 1990 and 2004. He discusses specific movies within such topical sections as personalizing perpetrators, victims, and resisters; lovers and liquidation; films for youngsters; and recent themes. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742543324
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,478,901
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence Baron teaches history at San Diego State University, and is the author of The Eclectic Anarchism of Erich Muehsam, co-editor of Embracing the Other: Philosophical, Psychological, and Historical Perspectives on Altruism, and Martin Buber and the Human Sciences and served as historian for The Altruistic Personality: Rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe.

Table of Contents

1The Holocaust : a cinematic cataclysm?1
2Picturing the Holocaust in the past : 1945-197923
3The biopic : personalizing perpetrators, victims, and resisters65
4Condemned couples : lovers and liquidation103
5Serious humor : laughter as lamentation135
6The children are watching : Holocaust films for youngsters171
7Relevant remembrances : themes in recent Holocaust movies201
8Projecting the Holocaust into the twenty-first century239

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