Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Holocaust in Spanish Memory: Historical Perceptions and Cultural Discourse” as Want to Read:
The Holocaust in Spanish Memory: Historical Perceptions and Cultural Discourse
The subject of the articles assembled in this volume is of special importance. At first glance, it deals with the Holocaust in Spanish culture and memory. Such an undertaking is important in itself, because a multifaceted examination of the Holocaust in current Spanish memory comprised of scholarship in the fields of literary and cultural studies has not yet been undertake ...more
Hardcover, 265 pages
Published May 17th 2010 by Leipziger Universitätsverlag
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-2 of 2)
This book is a collection of articles mostly about Spanish experiences during WWII. The topics are Mauthausen, the Blue Division, etc. Some of the articles are mediocre, but there are a few that stand out. For example, Isabel Estrada's "To Mauthausen and Back: The Holocaust as a Reference in Spanish Civil War Memory Studies" delves into vocabulary from the Holocaust being applied to the plight of Spanish citizens in prisoner camps during the Franco regime, and also the use of personal testimony ...more