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Performing Memory: Klezmer and the Politics of Remembering

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Since the inception of the klezmer revival, the genre has been present in public rituals of memory both in Germany and in Poland. This chapter addresses the politicization of klezmer music and the ... More


Represence of Jewishness in German Music Commemorating the Holocaust since the 1980s: Three Case Studies

Sabine Feisst

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on three works to illustrate mediations of the Holocaust in contemporary compositions: Georg Katzer’s Aide-mémoir (1982), a tape music piece featuring a quasi-testimonial ... More


Germany’s Commemoration of the Jüdischer Kulturbund

Lily E. Hirsch

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter examines German efforts in the late 1980s and early 1990s to commemorate the Jüdischer Kulturbund (Jewish Culture League), an organization by and for Jews intended to facilitate Jewish ... More


Our Nazis: Representations of Fascism in Contemporary Literature and Film

Petra Rau

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668649
eISBN:
9780748689149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668649.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the post-war imaginary of the West, ‘the Nazis’ became a cultural trope that served as a justification for defending democracy through military intervention. But in films and in fiction, the Nazis ... More


Primo Levi in the Public Interest: Turin, Auschwitz, Israel

Risa Sodi

in Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi's Science and Humanism after the Fall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233588
eISBN:
9780823241811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233588.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on three extraliterary facets of Primo Levi: his public associations with Auschwitz and Holocaust commemoration, his leadership role in the Jewish community of Turin, and his ... More


‘Fascism’ as Excess and Abjection: Jonathan Littell’s The Kindly Ones

Petra Rau

in Our Nazis: Representations of Fascism in Contemporary Literature and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668649
eISBN:
9780748689149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668649.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Robert Harris’s alternative history thriller Fatherland and Ian McEwan’s novel Black Dogs. It discusses the novels’ paranoia about contintental evil in the context of ... More


Nazi Noir: Hardboiled Masculinity and Fascist Sensibility from Ambler and Greene to Philip Kerr

Petra Rau

in Our Nazis: Representations of Fascism in Contemporary Literature and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668649
eISBN:
9780748689149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668649.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter outlines the history of ‘fascinating Fascism’ in film and popular culture from the 1960s to the present day. It contextualises this phenomenon within the critical debate over fascist ... More


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