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Image and Remembrance


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Introduction Shelley Hornstein and Florence JacobowitzPART ONE: COMMEMORATION AND SITES OF MOURNING
1. Shoah as Cinema Florence Jacobowitz
2. Second-Sight: Shimon Attie's Recollection Berel Lang
3. Rituals of Mourning and Mimesis: Arie A. Galles's Fourteen Stations Andrea Liss
4. Trauma Daniel Libeskind
5. Memory, Counter-memory, and the End of the Monument James YoungPART TWO: PERSONAL RESPONSES AND FAMILIAL LEGACIES
6. Material Memory: Holocaust Testimony in Post-Holocaust Art Marianne Hirsch and Susan Rubin Suleiman
7. Caught by Images: Visual Imprints in Holocaust Testimonies Ernst Van Alphen
8. Gays and the Holocaust: Two Documentaries Robin Wood
9. War Stories: Witnessing in Retrospect Marianne Hirsch and Leo SpitzerPART THREE: MEMENTO MORI: ATROCITY AND AESTHETICS
10. The Iconic and the Allusive: The Case for Beauty in Post-Holocaust Art Janet Wolff
11. Burnt Books and Absent Meaning: Morris Louis' Charred Journal: Firewritten Series and the Holocaust Mark Godfrey
12. Emblems of Atrocity: Holocaust Liberation Photographs Carol Zemel
13. The Uses and Abuses of Photography in Holocaust-Related Art Monica Bohm-DuchenPART FOUR: NATIONAL EXPRESSIONS OF REMEMBRANCE
14. The Jewish Museum, Vienna: A Holographic Paradigm for History and the Holocaust Reesa Greenberg
15. Memory Block: Rachel Whiteread's Holocaust Memorial in Vienna Rebecca Comay
16. Turning the Places of Holocaust History into Places of Holocaust Memory: Holocaust Memorials in Budapest, Hungary 1945-1995 Tim Cole
17. Berlin Elegies: Absence, Postmemory, and Art after Auschwitz Leslie Morris
18. Invisible Topographies: Looking for the Memorial de la Deportation in Paris Shelley HornsteinContributors

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Examines visual representations of the Holocaust in film, architecture, painting, photography, memorials, and monuments.

About the Author

Shelley Hornstein is Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, York University, Toronto. She is co-editor of Capital Culture: A Reader on Modernist Legacies, State Institutions, and the Value(s) of Art.Florence Jacobowitz teaches film studies at York University and is a founding editor and regular contributor to CineAction magazine.


"This comprehensive collection of essays on art and the Holocaust... [is] a valuable volume." -Jewish Book World

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