Representing Perpetrators in Holocaust Literature and Film.
Table of Contents:
- Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART 1 VIOLENCE, AESTHETICS, COMPLICITY; Chapter Two Reading (as) Violence in Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones; Chapter Three Claude Lanzmann's Einsatzgruppen Interviews; Chapter Four Screening Women's Complicity in the Holocaust: The Problems of Judgement and Representation; PART TWO REPRESENTATION AND UNDERSTANDING; Chapter Five The Perpetrator Occult: Francis Bacon Paints Adolf Eichmann; Chapter Six The Modern Haman: Ghetto Diary Writers' Understanding of Holocaust Perpetrators; Chapter Seven Reading the Female Perpetrator.
- PART THREE POLITICS, FORM AND GENREChapter Eight Downfall: The Nazi Genocide as a Natural Disaster; Chapter Nine 'Repetition, boredom, despair': Muriel Spark and the Eichmann Trial; Chapter Ten The Prisoner (1952) and the Perpetrator in Early Post-war British Television; Chapter Eleven Visualising 'Everyday' Evil: The Representation of Nazi Perpetrators in German Memorial Sites; Chapter Twelve 'We Shall Be Punished': Positionality and Postmemory in Rachel Seiffert's The Dark Room and Uwe Timm's In My Brother's Shadow; Chapter Thirteen Bruce Chatwin, W.G. Sebald and the Red-Brown Skin.