Trauma Cinema: Documenting Incest and the Holocaust / Edition 1

Trauma Cinema: Documenting Incest and the Holocaust / Edition 1

by Janet Walker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520241746

ISBN-13: 9780520241749

Pub. Date: 04/18/2005

Publisher: University of California Press

"A well-researched, elegantly written and original book. Walker offers extremely nuanced and insightful readings that call on her expertise as film historian, feminist theorist and psychoanalytic scholar. The breadth of the book's reach will expand the vernacular of documentary studies in a most significant way."—Michael Renov, author of The

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"A well-researched, elegantly written and original book. Walker offers extremely nuanced and insightful readings that call on her expertise as film historian, feminist theorist and psychoanalytic scholar. The breadth of the book's reach will expand the vernacular of documentary studies in a most significant way."—Michael Renov, author of The Subject of Documentary

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520241749
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/18/2005
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1Catastrophe, representation, and the vicissitudes of memory3
2The excision of incest from classical Hollywood cinema : Kings row and Freud33
3Incest on television and the burden of proof : Sybil; Shattered trust; The Shari Karney story; Liar, liar; and Divided memories49
4Strange bedfellows - incest in trauma documentaries : Daughter rite; Some nudity required; the Electronic diary series; Just, Melvin; and Capturing the Friedmans82
5The last days is not Shoah - experiments in Holocaust representation : The march and Tak for Alt125
6Disremembering the Holocaust : Everything's for you, Second generation video, and Mr. Death158

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