Chatwood 2010 Violence

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Author: Kirsty Chatwood

Title: Schillinger and the Dancer

Subtitle: Representing Agency and Sexual Violence in Holocaust Testimonies

In: Sexual Violence Against Jewish Women During the Holocaust

Edited by: Sonja M. Hedgepeth and Rochelle G. Saidel

Place: Waltham, MA

Publisher: Brandeis University Press

Year: 2010

Pages: 61-74

Series: HBI Series on Jewish Women

ISBN-10: 158465905X – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

ISBN-13: 9781584659044 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | German History



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Abstract: »Kirsty Chatwood explores the term "agency" and its relationship to sexual abuse in Holocaust testimonies. Sometimes a woman tried to use sexuality to outwit her tormentors and save her life.« (Sonja M. Hedgepeth and Rochelle G. Saidel. »Introduction.« Sexual Violence Against Jewish Women During the Holocaust. Edited by Sonja M. Hedgepeth et al. Hanover 2010: 5)

Contents:

  Witnesses to Sexual Violence and Resistance (p. 62)
  Mythology and Fact (p. 66)
  Sex for Survival as Active Resistance (p. 67)
  Sexual Exploitation and Perceived Loss of Dignity (p. 70)
  Conclusions (p. 72)
  Notes (p. 73)

Added: April 5, 2014 | Last updated: May 10, 2014