Mother-Daughter Relationships and the Maternal Figure in the Works of Daughters of Holocaust Survivors

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Abstract

The lecture discusses aspects of the mother figure in the art of Israeli and American daughters of Holocaust survivors. These artists examine unresolved issues concerning with their mothers' Holocaust experience, the nature of their survival, and the intricate relationships with them. The lecture reveals that the mother is often portrayed as a dark, complicated and conflicted figure, whose past overshadows her daughter's present.
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - 2013
EventThe Sixteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem: - World Union of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, Israel
Duration: 28 Jul 20131 Sep 2013

Conference

ConferenceThe Sixteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem:
Country/TerritoryIsrael
CityJerusalem
Period28/07/131/09/13

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