The missing photograph: Charlotte Salomon Life? or Theatre? as the encounter with maternal loss

New Formations - ISSN 0950-2378
Volume 2009 Number 67

The missing photograph: Charlotte Salomon Life? or Theatre? as the encounter with maternal loss
Griselda Pollock, pages -

Abstract

A reading of painter Charlotte Salomon’s Leben? Oder Theater? (Life? or Theatre?) (1941-2), created shortly before her death in Auschwitz, as a form of allothanatography - a writing of the deaths of others. The sequence’s visual and textual weave of invented memories for a traumatic core in maternal loss are probed and analysed. particular incidents are written and rewritten throughout his work.

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Griselda Pollock (2009) The missing photograph: Charlotte Salomon Life? or Theatre? as the encounter with maternal loss, New Formations, 2009(67), -

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