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Images in Spite of All: Four Photographs from Auschwitz

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Oktober 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Of one-and-a-half-million photographs related to Nazi concentration camps, only four depict the actual process of mass killing perpetrated at the gas chambers. This book reveals that these photos of Auschwitz, taken clandestinely by one of the Jewish prisoners forced to help carry out the atrocities there, were made as a potent act of resistance.

Portrait

Georges Didi-Huberman is professor at l'Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales in Paris. He is the author of more than thirty books on the history and theory of images, including Fra Angelico: Dissemblance and Figuration, also published by the University of Chicago Press. Shane B. Lillis recently earned his PhD in French literature from the University of California, Berkeley.

Pressestimmen

"Didi-Huberman argues clearly and forcefully that engagement with these photos is necessary and responsible, and that we owe it to the men and women who performed these acts of resistance so that we would see and think." - Donald M. Reid, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill"
EAN: 9780226148168
ISBN: 0226148165
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2008
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von Shane B. Lillis
Format: gebunden
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