Different Horrors, Same Hell

Different Horrors, Same Hell

Gender and the Holocaust

eBook - 2012
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Different Horrors, Same Hell brings together a variety of essays demonstrating the breadth of contributions that feminist theory and gender analysis make to the study of the Holocaust. The collection provides new perspectives on central works of Holocaust scholarship and representation, from the books of Hannah Arendt and Ruth Kl�ger to films such as Claude Lanzmann's Shoah and Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List. Interviews with survivors and their descendants draw new attention to the significance of women's roles and family structures during and in the aftermath of the Holocaust, and interviews and archival research reveal the undercurrents of sexual violence within the Final Solution. As Doris Bergen shows in the book's first chapter, the focus on women's and gender issues in this collection "complicates familiar and outworn categories, and humanizes the past in powerful ways."



Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780295804576
0295804572
0295992433
9780295992433
0295992425
9780295992426
Characteristics: 1 online resource (298 pages)

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