Contemporary Jewish reality in Germany and its reflection in film /

The notion of "self" and "other" and its representation in artwork and literature is an important theme in current cultural sciences as well as in our everyday life in contemporary Western societies. Moreover, the concept of "self" and "other" and its imaginar...

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Other Authors: Dorchain, Claudia Simone (Editor), Wonnenberg, Felice Naomi (Editor), Dorchain, Claudia Simone.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2013.
Series:Europäisch-jüdische Studien. Beiträge ; Bd. 2.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; Cusanus, Nietzsche, and Lacan on Reflection. The Mirror as Philosophic and Political Concept; Alterophilia or Appropriating the Other. Images of 'Jews' and 'Gentiles' in Contemporary German Film; A Passage to Modernity
  • The "Iconic Turn" and "Jewish Reality". Interview with Tommaso Speccher; Some Filmic Heroines and 'Others' in the GDR Documentary Women in Ravensbrück (1968); A City of Mind. Berlin in the Perception of Young Russian-Speaking Jewish Migrants.
  • Lea Wohl von Haselberg Between Self and Other. Representations of Mixed Relationships in Contemporary German Film and Television"Unkosher Jewish"
  • Jewish Popular Culture in Berlin; "Morbid Beauty" as an Aesthetic Concept to Portray "the Jew" in German Film. Interview with Felice Naomi Wonnenberg; Between Guilt and Repression
  • Conversion to Judaism after the Shoa; Can't Get No Satisfaction. The Desexualization of the Jewish Man in Contemporary German Film; Intra-Activities of the Queer Diaspora. Berlin-Kreuzberg and the "Jerusalem Kings" Phenomenon.
  • The Long Shadow of the Holy Cross. Jewish-Christian Gender-Images in Max Färberböck's movie Aimée und JaguarThe Dead Jew as Eternal Other. Loss and Identification in the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin; Sissy and the Muscle-Jew Go to the Movies. The Image of the Jewish Man in Film after 1945 and Its Reception in Germany; Spaces of Memory
  • Reflections on Social Transformation at the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe. Interview with Irit Dekel; Authors; Index of Persons.