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Indelible shadows : film and the Holocaust

Author: Annette Insdorf
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The third edition of Indelible Shadows includes five new chapters. It addresses the treatment of rescuers, as in 'Schindler's List'; the controversial use of humor, as in 'Life is Beautiful'; the distorted image of survivors, and the growing genre of documentaries that return to the scene of the crime or rescue.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Insdorf, Annette.
Indelible shadows.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002023793
(OCoLC)49326981
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Insdorf
ISBN: 0511065051 9780511065057 9780511615276 0511615272 9780511058721 0511058721 9780511073519 0511073518
OCLC Number: 57364104
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 410 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Finding an appropriate language. The Hollywood version of the Holocaust ; Meaningful montage ; Styles of tension ; Black humor --
Narrative strategies. The Jew as child ; In hiding/onstage ; Beautiful evasions? ; The condemned and doomed --
Responses to Nazi atrocity. Political resistance ; The ambiguity of identity ; The new German guilt --
Shaping reality. The personal documentary ; From judgment to illumination --
Third edition update. The Holocaust as genre ; Rediscoveries ; Rescuers in fiction films ; The ironic touch ; Dysfunction as distortion: the Holocaust survivor on screen and stage ; Documentaries of return.
Responsibility: Annette Insdorf.

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Includes five additional chapters that cover recent trends, as well as rediscoveries of motion pictures.  Read more...
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"The standard book on the Holocaust in film..." The Nation "...this book is a key source for this area and it is excellent to have available again." Fred Davies "Indelible Shadows is a Read more...

 
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