Teaching Holocaust Literature and Film

Teaching Holocaust Literature and Film

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Gathering together work by leading teachers and researchers in the field, this book explores a rapidly growing area of the curriculum: Holocaust literature and film.
Gathering together work by leading teachers and researchers in the field, this book explores a rapidly growing area of the curriculum: Holocaust literature and film. It addresses demanding seminar-room and institutional practicalities, as well as exploring a range of conceptual and theoretical issues and problems.
ROBERT EAGLESTONE is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
BARRY LANGFORD is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
PART 1: ISSUES IN TEACHING AND LEARNING * Why Teach Holocaust literature? Primo Levi on a Literary Narrative Module–* R.Falconer * An interdisciplinary module? The course design of ‘Representing the Holocaust’ at The University of Salford–J.Kilby & A.Rowland * From ‘Representing the Holocaust’ to ‘Memory and Trauma in Contemporary Literature’–S.Vice & G.Bodger * The Role of Theories of Memory in Course Design–A.Whitehead * Teaching Anti-Semitism: Sophie’s Choice in a Pedagogical Context–R.C.Spargo * PART 2: THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS * Intersections: history, theory, literature and pedagogy in the teaching of Holocaust Literature–N.King * Teaching Holocaust Film and Television: popularity, authenticity, historiography–B.Langford * Students’ responses to Holocaust film–L.Saxton * Teaching Holocaust literature and film to history students: Teaching The Pawnbroker–T.Cole * Teaching and Studying Holocaust Poetry–B.Thomson * Questions of Mediation and Experience: teaching Francophone Holocaust Life Writing–U.Tidd * ‘Holocaust Theory’?–R.Eaglestone * Bibliography * Index

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