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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


The Red Decade and Its Cultural Fallout

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/9780231168649.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the development of the armed struggle in Germany after World War II, especially the “red decade” that spanned from the public protests of the late 1960s to the events of 1977. 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


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


The Stammheim Complex in Marianne and Juliane

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/9780231168649.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Margarethe von Trotta's 1981 feature film Die bleierne Zeit (Marianne and Juliane). Based on the lives of Gudrun Ensslin and her sister Christiane, the film depicts the feminine ... More


Violence and the Tendenzwende: Engendering Victims in the Novel and Film

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/9780231168649.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship between postmodernism and postmilitancy by focusing on literature and cinema of the 1980s and early 1990s that considered terrorism. In particular, it considers ... 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


Regarding Terror at the Berlin Kunst-Werke

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/9780231168649.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the exhibition Zur Vorstellung des Terrors (Regarding Terror), held at the Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin in 2005. Here, the Kunst-Werke curators set out ... More


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


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


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