Visual responses: Women’s experience of sexual violence as represented in Israeli Holocaust-related cinema

@article{Meiri2015VisualRW,
  title={Visual responses: Women’s experience of sexual violence as represented in Israeli Holocaust-related cinema},
  author={Sandra Meiri},
  journal={European Journal of Women's Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={443 - 456}
}
  • Sandra Meiri
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of Women's Studies
This article explores the function of Israeli narrative films’ persistent, albeit marginal, portrayal of women as victims of sexual violence during the Holocaust. While the marginalization of such characters may be attributed to the difficulty of representing sexually-related trauma/post-trauma, their portrayal attests both to the ubiquity of sexually-related crimes in the Holocaust and to its aftermath: namely, the persistence of women’s trauma. The first of the two waves of ‘retro films… Expand
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