The Holocaust and its Contexts

Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witness Era

Editors: Schult, Tanja, Popescu, Diana I. (Eds.)

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This volume explores post-2000s artistic engagements with Holocaust memory arguing that imagination plays an increasingly important role in keeping the memory of the Holocaust vivid for contemporary and future audiences.

About the authors

Ernst van Alphen, Leiden University, Netherlands Jacob Lund, Aarhus University, Denmark James E. Young, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA Imke Girßmann, University of Oldenburg, Germany Tracy Jean Rosenberg, Goethe University, Germany Tim Cole, University of Bristol, UK Jan Borowicz, University of Warsaw, Poland Erica Lehrer, Concordia University, Canada Magdalena Waligórska, Free University, Berlin, Germany Ceri Eldin, Uppsala University, Sweden Hampus Östh Gustafsson, Uppsala University, Sweden Elizabeth Ward, University of Leeds, UK Ingrid Lewis, Dublin City University, Ireland Christine Gundermann, University of Cologne, Germany Christian Karner, University of Nottingham, UK Kristin Wagrell, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Larissa Allwork, University of Northampton, UK

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction: Memory and Imagination in the Post-Witness Era

    Popescu, Diana I.

    Pages 1-7

  • List Mania in Holocaust Commemoration

    Alphen, Ernst

    Pages 11-27

  • Acts of Remembering in the Work of Esther Shalev-Gerz — From Embodied to Mediated Memory

    Lund, Jacob

    Pages 28-43

  • Countermonuments as Spaces for Deep Memory

    Young, James E.

    Pages 44-52

  • Sites that Matter: Current Developments of Urban Holocaust Commemoration in Berlin and Munich

    Girßmann, Imke

    Pages 53-72

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witness Era
Editors
  • Tanja Schult
  • Diana I. Popescu
Series Title
The Holocaust and its Contexts
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53042-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137530424
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-53041-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 309
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