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Holocaust intersections : genocide and visual culture at the new millenium / edited by Axel Bangert, Robert S.C. Gordon and Libby Saxton

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Recent representations of the Holocaust have increasingly required us to think beyond rigid demarcations of nation and history, medium and genre. Holocaust Intersections sets out to investigate the many points of conjunction between these categories in recent images of genocide. The book examines transnational constellations in Holocaust cinema and television in Europe, disclosing instances of border-crossing and boundary-troubling at levels of production, distribution and reception. It highlights intersections between film genres, through intertextuality and pastiche, and the deployment of audiovisual Holocaust memory and testimony. Finally, the volume addresses connections between the Holocaust and other histories of genocide in the visual culture of the new millennium, engaging with the questions of transhistoricity and intercultural perspective. Drawing on a wide variety of different media - from cinema and television to installation art and the internet - and on the most recent scholarship on responses to the Holocaust, the volume aims to update our understanding of how visual culture looks at the Holocaust and genocide today. --Amazon.com.

Variant Title
Genocide and visual culture at the new millenium
Series
Moving image ; 4
Moving image (Modern Humanities Research Association) ; 4.
Format
Book
Published
London, England : Legenda, 2013
Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-222) and index
Language
English
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