Holocaust Impiety in Literature Popular Music and Film

Surveying irreverent and controversial representations of the Holocaust - from Sylvia Plath and the Sex Pistols to Quentin Tarantino and Holocaust comedy - Matthew Boswell considers how they might play an important role in shaping our ...

Holocaust Impiety in Literature  Popular Music and Film

Surveying irreverent and controversial representations of the Holocaust - from Sylvia Plath and the Sex Pistols to Quentin Tarantino and Holocaust comedy - Matthew Boswell considers how they might play an important role in shaping our understanding of the Nazi genocide and what it means to be human.

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Holocaust Impiety in Literature, Popular Music and Film
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: M. Boswell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-07 - Publisher: Springer

Surveying irreverent and controversial representations of the Holocaust - from Sylvia Plath and the Sex Pistols to Quentin Tarantino and Holocaust comedy - Matthew Boswell considers how they might play an important role in shaping our understanding of the Nazi genocide and what it means to be human.
Holocaust Impiety in Jewish American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Joost Krijnen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-09 - Publisher: BRILL

This book is concerned with the “impious” Holocaust fictions of four contemporary Jewish American novelists. It argues that their work should not be seen as insensitive, but rather as explorations of various forms of renewal.
Nazi and Holocaust Representations in Anglo-American Popular Culture, 1945–2020
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Jeffrey Demsky
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-17 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book analyzes sensationalized Nazi and Holocaust representations in Anglo-American cultural and political discourses. Recognizing that this history is increasingly removed from contemporary life, it explains how irreverent representations can help rejuvenate the story for successive generations of new learners. Surveying seventy-five-years of transatlantic activities, the work erects counterposing categorizes
Re-Constructing Grassroots Holocaust Memory
Language: en
Pages: 369
Authors: Irina Rebrova
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-26 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The main objective of the book is to allocate the grass roots initiatives of remembering the Holocaust victims in a particular region of Russia which has a very diverse ethnic structure and little presence of Jews at the same time. It aims to find out how such individual initiatives correspond
The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jenni Adams
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-23 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature is a comprehensive reference resource including a wealth of critical material on a diverse range of topics within the literary study of Holocaust writing. At its centre is a series of specially commissioned essays by leading scholars within the field: these address genre-specific issues