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Beyond Militancy

Charity Scribner

in After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168649
eISBN:
9780231538299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168649.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores gender-related questions about the Red Army Faction (RAF), a Far Left militant group that was masterminded by women and terrorized West Germany from the 1970s to the 1990s. It ... More


Damaged Lives of the Far Left: Reading the RAF in Reverse

Charity Scribner

in After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168649
eISBN:
9780231538299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168649.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the damaged lives of the Far Left, in both fact and fiction, in Germany. It analyzes the works of novelists Judith Kuckart and Christoph Hein and filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff ... More


After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy

Charity Scribner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168649
eISBN:
9780231538299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168649.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book uses critical theory to answer key gender-related questions about the Red Army Faction (RAF), a group that was masterminded by women and which terrorized West Germany from the 1970s to the ... More


Signs of a New Season

Charity Scribner

in After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168649
eISBN:
9780231538299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168649.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book concludes by considering a film that points beyond militancy in the present period of transnational terror: Fatih Akın's Auf der anderen Seite/Yaşamın Kıyısında (The Edge of Heaven, 2007). ... More


Anatomies of Protest and Resistance: Meinhof, Fischer

Charity Scribner

in After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168649
eISBN:
9780231538299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168649.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the militant body has been articulated and disciplined in culture and media in postwar Germany by taking up representations of Ulrike Meinhof's body, which was found hanging ... More


A Rage in Harlem

Alan M. Wald

in Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830758
eISBN:
9781469603285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882368_wald.8
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the organizations and publications that sought to lead as well as to express the tradition of the Left. It notes that these organizations and publications experienced public ... More


Buildings on Fire: The Situationist International and the Red Army Faction

Charity Scribner

in After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168649
eISBN:
9780231538299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168649.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Red Army Faction's (RAF) ties to the Situationist International (SI), the Paris-based group of artists and activists led by Guy Debord. More specifically, it considers the ... More


Trotskyism and the revolutionary self

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter follows the themes of the previous chapter to explore the specific social and psychological demands young Trotskyists faced in adapting their political language and social behaviour to ... More


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