Experience and Expression: Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust

TitleExperience and Expression: Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsBaer, Elizabeth R., and Myrna Goldenberg
Number of Pages368
PublisherWayne State University Press

The many powerful accounts of the Holocaust have given rise to women's voices, and yet few researchers have analyzed these perspectives to learn what the horrifying events meant for women in particular and how they related to them. In Experience and Expression, the authors take on this challenge, providing a book-length gendered analysis of women and the Holocaust. The collection explores an array of fascinating topics: rescue and resistance, the treatment of Roma and Sinti women, the fate of female forced laborers, Holocaust politics, nurses at so-called euthanasia centers, women's experiences of food and hunger in the camps, the uses and abuses of Anne Frank, and the representations of the Holocaust in art, film, and literature in the postwar era. 

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