Holocaust Cinema in the Twenty-First Century: Images, Memory, and the Ethics of Representation

Holocaust Cinema in the Twenty-First Century: Images, Memory, and the Ethics of Representation

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ISBN-13: 9780231174237
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Edition description: revised edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Oleksandr Kobrynskyy is a lecturer in the English department at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. His current research focuses on representations of the Holocaust in Anglophone literatures and European cinema.

Gerd Bayer is Privatdozent in the English department at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. He has written on a wide range of topics and is coeditor of Literatur und Holocaust.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction: The Next Chapter in the History of Holocaust Cinema, by Oleksandr Kobrynskyy and Gerd Bayer
Part One: The Past and Its Presence
1. Transformations of Holocaust Memory: Frames of Transmission and Mediation, by Aleida Assmann
2. Supplementing Shoah: Claude Lanzmann's The Karski Report and The Last of the Unjust, by Sue Vice
3. The Act of Digging: Archaeology, Photography and Forensics in Birthplace and Holocaust by Bullets, by Brad Prager
4. The Willing Amnesia: The Holocaust in Post-Soviet Cinema, by Olga Gershenson
5. Wilhelm Brasse's Photographs from Auschwitz: Testimony and Photography in Irek Dobrowolski's The Portraitist, by Tomasz Łysak
Part Two: The Ethics of Memory
6. The Singular Jew: Representing National Socialism's Jewish Victims in Recent Historical Cinema, by Jennifer M. Kapczynski
7. Locked Doors and Hidden Graves: Searching the Past in Pokłosie, Sarah's Key and Ida, by Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann
8. The Ethics of Perspective and the Holocaust Archive: Spielberg's List, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Fateless, by Martin Modlinger
Part Three: The Legacy of Evil
9. 'The Doctor is Different': Ambivalent Ethics, Cinematic Heroics and the Figure of the Jewish Doctor in Tim Blake Nelson's The Grey Zone, by Erin McGlothlin
10. On the Cinematic Nazi, by Aaron Kerner
11. The Holocaust as Case Study: Universalist Rhetoric and National Memory in Stefan Ruzowitzky's Radical Evil, by Oleksandr Kobrynskyy
12. TV as a Historical Archive? How Epic Family Series Memorialise the Holocaust, by Marcus Stiglegger
Index

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