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Stated Memory: East Germany and the Holocaust (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) ePub download

by Thomas C. Fox

  • Author: Thomas C. Fox
  • ISBN: 1571131299
  • ISBN13: 978-1571131294
  • ePub: 1745 kb | FB2: 1912 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: World
  • Publisher: Camden House (September 29, 2001)
  • Pages: 187
  • Rating: 4.3/5
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Stated Memory: East Germany and the Holocaust (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) ePub download

The study examines East German historiography of the Holocaust, including its reflection in schoolbooks; analyzes East German concentration camp memorials; discusses the situation of Jews who remained in East Germany; and surveys East German cinematic and literary responses.

The study examines East German historiography of the Holocaust, including its reflection in schoolbooks; analyzes East German concentration camp memorials; discusses the situation of Jews who remained in East Germany; and surveys East German cinematic and literary responses to the Nazi murder of the Jews. The book shows that regardless of the sincerity of the individuals involved in constructing these various forms of memory, the state attempted to orchestrate Holocaust discourse for its own purposes. Thomas C. Fox is professor of German at the University of Alabama.

Thomas T. Fox charts East Germany's response to the Holocaust by examining varied forms of memory such as historiography, concentration camp memorials and artistic responses in both literature and film. Fox charts East Germany's response to the Holocaust by examining varied forms of memory such as historiography, concentration camp memorials and artistic responses in both literature and film

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The book probes the contradictions and self-deceptions arising from East Germany's official self-understanding as an enlightened, modern .

The book probes the contradictions and self-deceptions arising from East Germany's official self-understanding as an enlightened, modern society in which Jewishness did not constitute "difference" or otherness.

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East German studies today is thriving. Scholars have shown East Germany to be a complex society where culture played an important, if contested, role in the making of the socialist person. This book focuses on one of East Germany's most successful artists as a point of entry into the vibrant art world of the "other" Germany.

Stated Memory: East Germany and the Holocaust investigates communist Germany's attempt to explain the Holocaust within a framework that was at once German and Marxist. The book probes the contradictions and self-deceptions arising from East Germany's official self-understanding as an enlightened, modern society in which Jewishness did not constitute "difference" or otherness. The study examines East German historiography of the Holocaust, including its reflection in schoolbooks; analyzes East German concentration camp memorials; discusses the situation of Jews who remained in East Germany; and surveys East German cinematic and literary responses to the Nazi murder of the Jews. The book shows that regardless of the sincerity of the individuals involved in constructing these various forms of memory, the state attempted to orchestrate Holocaust discourse for its own purposes. Thomas C. Fox is professor of German at the University of Alabama. He has written extensively on East German literature and the Holocaust.