Representing Auschwitz: At the Margins of Testimony

Representing Auschwitz: At the Margins of Testimony

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ISBN-13: 9781349452170
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: The Holocaust and its Contexts
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Cathy S. Gelbin, University of Manchester, UK
Eva Hoffman, Kingston University, UK
Anne Karpf, London Metropolitan University, UK
Ulrike Kistner, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Hannah Mowat, University of Cambridge, UK
Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds, UK
Dan Stone, University of London, UK

Sue Vice, University of Sheffield, UK
Hayden White, University of California, USA
Emma Wilson, University of Cambridge, UK

Table of Contents

Preface; Eva Hoffman Introduction; Nicholas Chare and Dominic Williams 1. The Harmony of Barbarism: Locating the 'Scrolls of Auschwitz' in Holocaust Historiography; Dan Stone 2. On the Problem of Empathy: Attending to Gaps in the Scrolls of Auschwitz; Nicholas Chare 3. 'The dead are my teachers': The Scrolls of Auschwitz in Jerome Rothenberg's Khurbn; Dominic Williams 4. Chain of Testimony: The Holocaust Researcher as Surrogate Witness; Anne Karpf 5. What Remains - Genocide and Things; Ulrike Kistner 6. Representing the Einsatzgruppen: The outtakes of Claude Lanzmann's Shoah; Sue Vice 7. Reconciling History in Alain Resnais's L'Annee derniere a Marienbad (1961); Hannah Mowat with Emma Wilson 8. Gender and Sexuality in Women Survivors' Personal Narratives; Cathy S. Gelbin 9. Art as Transport Station of Trauma? Haunting Objects in the works of Bracha Ettinger, Sarah Kofman, and Chantal Akerman; Griselda Pollock Coda: Reading Witness Discourse; Hayden White

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