Popescu, Diana I.

Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witness Era

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Memory and Imagination in the Post-Witness Era

1. Introduction: Memory and Imagination in the Post-Witness Era
Diana I. Popescu

Part I. Revisiting Artistic Practices of Holocaust Commemoration

2. List Mania in Holocaust Commemoration
Ernst Alphen

3. Acts of Remembering in the Work of Esther Shalev-Gerz — From Embodied to Mediated Memory
Jacob Lund

4. Countermonuments as Spaces for Deep Memory
James E. Young

5. Sites that Matter: Current Developments of Urban Holocaust Commemoration in Berlin and Munich
Imke Girßmann

6. Contemporary Holocaust Memorials in Berlin: On the Borders of the Sacred and the Profane
Tracy Jean Rosenberg

Part II. Sites of Struggle with Haunting Pasts

7. Holocaust Tourism: The Strange yet Familiar/the Familiar yet Strange
Tim Cole

8. To Go or Not to Go? Reflections on the Iconic Status of Auschwitz, its Increasing Distance and Prevailing Urgency
Tanja Schult

9. Holocaust Zombies: Mourning and Memory in Polish Contemporary Culture
Jan Borowicz

10. ‘A Picnic Underpinned with Unease’: Spring in Warsaw and New Genre Polish-Jewish Memory Work
Erica Lehrer, Magdalena Waligórska

11. The Limits of Forgiveness and Postmodern Art
Ceri Eldin

Part III. Rethinking Representation in Literature and Popular Culture

12. Auschwitz, Adorno and the Ambivalence of Representation: The Holocaust as a Point of Reference in Contemporary Literature
Hampus Östh Gustafsson

13. Questions of (Re) Presentation in Uwe Boll’s Auschwitz (2011)
Elizabeth M. Ward

14. ‘Ordinary Women’ as Perpetrators in European Holocaust Films
Ingrid Lewis

15. Real Imagination? Holocaust Comics in Europe
Christine Gundermann

Part IV. Memory Politics in Post-2000 (Trans)National Contexts

16. Austria’s Post-Holocaust Jewish Community: A Subaltern Counterpublic between the Ethics and Morality of Memory
Christian Karner

17. Cosmopolitan Memory in a National Context: The Case of the ‘Living History Forum’
Kristin Wagrell

18. Holocaust Remembrance as ‘Civil Religion’: The Case of the Stockholm Declaration (2000)
Larissa Allwork

Keywords: History, European History, History of Military, History of World War II and the Holocaust, Jewish Cultural Studies

Publication year
The Holocaust and its Contexts
Page amount
322 pages
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