Lewis, Ingrid

Women in European Holocaust Films

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ingrid Lewis

Part I. Women and the Holocaust: The Silenced Gender?

2. The Silenced Gender Paradigm
Ingrid Lewis

3. Breaking the Silence on Women Perpetrators
Ingrid Lewis

4. Idealised or Ignored: Female Victims of the Holocaust
Ingrid Lewis

5. Invisible Resistance: Women’s Contribution
Ingrid Lewis

Part II. The Cinematic Representation of Women as Perpetrators and Accomplices of Nazism

6. Violent, Erotic, Brainwashed: Stereotypes of Female Perpetrators in Holocaust Films between 1945 and 2000
Ingrid Lewis

7. Uneven Representations: Complex Men and Poorly Drawn Women
Ingrid Lewis

8. “Ordinary Women” as Perpetrators in Twenty-First-Century Holocaust Cinema
Ingrid Lewis

Part III. Female Victims in Holocaust Films: From Universalised Portrayals to Recovered Memory

9. Universalised Victims: Jewish Women in Early Holocaust Films
Ingrid Lewis

10. The Jewish Woman as the Epitome of Holocaust Victimhood in the 1960s
Ingrid Lewis

11. Newcomers to Holocaust Cinema: Women in Crisis, Second Generation, Sexual Abuse and Other Victims of Persecution
Ingrid Lewis

12. The Trauma of (Post)Memory: Women’s Memories in the Holocaust Cinema of the New Millennium
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Part IV. Gendering Heroism: The Role of Women in Filmic Discourses About Resistance

13. Patriarchal Perspectives on Jewish Female Heroism
Ingrid Lewis

14. The Role of Heroines in Coming to Terms with the Past in Germany and France
Ingrid Lewis

15. Gendered Disparities in the Portrayal of Rescuers
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Part V. Towards a Conclusion: Researching the Representation of Women in European Holocaust Films

16. Conclusion
Ingrid Lewis

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Culture and Gender, History of World War II and the Holocaust, European Cinema, Film History, Women's Studies

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