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Popular culture and the shaping of Holocaust memory in America

by Alan L. Mintz

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Judgment at Nuremberg (Motion picture),
    • Pawnbroker (Motion picture),
    • Schindler"s list (Motion picture),
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Foreign public opinion, American,
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence,
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography,
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in motion pictures,
    • Jews -- United States -- Attitudes,
    • Public opinion -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-200) index.

      StatementAlan Mintz.
      SeriesSamuel & Althea Stroum lectures in Jewish studies, Samuel and Althea Stroum lectures in Jewish studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD804.45.U55 P67 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3944374M
      ISBN 100295981202
      LC Control Number2001027016

      Holocaust Memory in America and Europe Union face their own Holocaust hi story becomes a means to integrate their national memory into a European memory. Sociologists Daniel Levy and Natan Sznaider have claimed that Holo-caust memory is a new»cosmopolitan memory«, a cultural element in a process of globalisation. Popular culture and the shaping of Holocaust memory in America / by: Mintz, Alan L. Published: () History, religion, and meaning: American reflections on the Holocaust and Israel / .

      the holocaust in american life Download the holocaust in american life or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the holocaust in american life book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.   The Holocaust has finally entered popular culture as an American experience, accessible in films such as Schindler's List and in the National Holocaust Museum in Washington DC. This does not make the place of the Holocaust in public memory any less controversial, nor is a consensus any more viable.

      But where Novick is slanted but scholarly, mentioning and dismissing counter-examples in footnotes, Finkelstein simply makes assertions. The book betrays an ignorance of both American Jewish culture and American popular culture. Both took a much greater interest in the Holocaust, and Israel, in the s and s than Finkelstein acknowledges. Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America. Seattle: University of Washington Press, xiv + pp. $ (paper), ISBN ; $ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed by Tom Lawson (King Alfred's College, Winchester) Published on H-Judaic (February, ).


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Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America examines reactions to three films: Judgment at Nuremberg (), The Pawnbroker (), and Schindler’s List (), and considers what those reactions reveal about the place of the Holocaust in the American mind, and how those films have shaped the popular perception of the Cited by: Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Holocaust took place fa /5(10). Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America examines reactions to three films: Judgment at Nuremberg (), The Pawnbroker (), and Schindler s List (), and considers what those reactions reveal about the place of the Holocaust in the American mind, and how those films have shaped the popular perception of the Holocaust.

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The Holocaust has been the subject of many films, such as Night and Fog (), The Pawnbroker (), The Sorrow and the Pity (), Voyage of the Damned (), Sophie's Choice (), Shoah (), Korczak (), Schindler's List (), Life Is Beautiful (), The Pianist () and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (). A list of hundreds of Holocaust movies is available at the.

Mintz’s many books include “Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America” (), “Translating Israel: Contemporary Hebrew Literature and Its Reception in America. Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America examines reactions to three films: Judgment at Nuremberg (), The Pawnbroker (), and Schindler's List (), and considers what those reactions reveal about the place of the Holocaust in the American mind, and how those films have shaped the popular perception of the Holocaust.

Alan L. Mintz is the author of Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America ( avg rating, 10 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), H /5(11). Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America AlanMintz Seattle; London(The Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies) University of Washington Press xiv + Hardback$ Paperback$ Culture: en: t: Holocaust: en: fication: Torture and Genocide: en: : Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America: en: ance: Citation prepared by the Library and Information Services group of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University for the ETHXWeb database.

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Notes. Bibliography. American public in his book, Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America. 1 Consciousness of the Holocaust first began to rise among the American public with the publication of Anne Frank‘s, The Diary of a Young Girl, in 2 Anne‘s Diary was so.

Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America (Seattle: University of Mintz provides a useful discussion of Holocaust video testimony in a section titled “Videotaped Survivor.

In Holocaust Remembrance scholars, artists and writers consider the ways in which the events of have been, might be, and will be remembered. The records of the Holocaust are vast and various, ranging from the museum at Auschwitz to the cartoons of Art Spiegelman, from the dark paintings of R.

Kitaj to the elegaic stories of Primo. Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America examines reactions to three films: Judgment at Nuremberg (), The Pawnbroker (), and Schindler s List (), and considers what those reactions reveal about the place of the Holocaust in the American mind, and how those films have shaped the popular perception of the Holocaust.

©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC. Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America. By Alan Mintz. Seattle: University of Washington Press, xiv + pp. If I had to place myself into one of the two categories Alan Mintz posits in Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America, I would take the constructivist, as opposed to the exceptionalist.

Holocaust in American Life (New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, ), 1. Alan Mintz, Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America (Washington: University of Washington Press, ), ix-x. Henry L. Feingold, Bearing Witness: How America and Its Jews Responded to the Holocaust (New York: Syracuse University Press, ), 3.

All. Survey: Holocaust Is Fading From American Memory A new poll reveals big gaps in Americans' knowledge of Holocaust history.

NPR's Michel Martin considers the implications with historian Deborah.