Film and the Holocaust: New Perspectives on Dramas, Documentaries, and Experimental Films

Film and the Holocaust: New Perspectives on Dramas, Documentaries, and Experimental Films

by Aaron Kerner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441170927
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 05/05/2011
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Aaron Kerner is an Associate Professor in the Cinema Department at San Francisco State University. His curatorial and research work examines the problems of representations, exploring the difficulty of representing catastrophic events and the uneasy transfiguration of history and memory into narrative form.

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsChapter 1 IntroductionChapter 2 The Realistic ImperativeChapter 3 The Holocaust as Dramatic SpectacleChapter 4 Defiance and ResistanceChapter 5 Holocaust Comedies?Chapter 6 Sadism and Sexual DevianceChapter 7 Body Genres I: Melodramatic Holocaust FilmsChapter 8 Body Genres II: Pornography and ExploitationChapter 9 Body Genres III: The Horror Genre and the HolocaustChapter 10 Holocaust Documentaries I: Telling Like It Really WasChapter 11 Holocaust Documentaries II: TestimonialsChapter 12 Holocaust Documentaries III: Personal DocumentariesChapter 13 Holocaust Documentaries IV: The Poetic DocumentaryChapter 14 Experimental Films I: Rituals of MemoryChapter 15 Experimental Films II: Lost and Found (Footage)FilmographyBibliography Index

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