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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 173–205.
Published: 01 February 2024
... that it is deeply anchored in the Austrian memory culture of the twenty-first century. On the one hand, its authors take a stand on some controversies that had dominated the public history discourse. On the other hand, the exhibition omits or relativizes many relevant facts concerning the coresponsibility...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2014
... with twentieth-century atrocities. Killing the Father: History and Identity after the Shoah Glawogger’s filmDas Vaterspiel (Kill Daddy Goodnight, 2009), which was— among other honors—shown in the Special Panorama series at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival and was named Best Film at the Austrian...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 121–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
...: MIT Press, 2011], 131). 2. The judgment of the Austrian Asylum Court (Asylgerichtshof), a court of redress for all asylum- related cases, from March 12, 2010, rehearses the entire history of the case on pages 2–6. The above summary, if not indicated otherwise, is based on these pages...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of less highbrow films that use generic conventions drawn from television, some experimental works that integrate documentary techniques, and popular works that employ parody. 8 This is certainly a striking moment in Austrian film history, and Schlemmer’s publication is one of a number that help...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2006
... debate over the identity of Viennaʼs leading intellectuals replicates on an interpretative level the histori- cal dynamics of liberal modernization and Jewish assimilation that it seeks to explain.12 Given that Austrian Jewsʼ assimilation depended in part on a lib- eral polity, the debate also...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 157–179.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Brad Prager Abstract The Austrian director Ulrich Seidl often films interview subjects as though they were posing for portrait photographs, and Seidl maintains that one of his major influences is the photographer Diane Arbus. This article examines how this high level of control over a film’s frames...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 125–155.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Fatima Naqvi Abstract The Austrian director Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s films consistently thematize linear perspective as a mode of thought. His documentaries use one-point perspective to draw attention to a scientific habitus, with its studied neutrality and foregrounded objectivity. His “partitive...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2020
... that a need for human cultural mediators has not decreased in the wake of the digital explosion of content and comment. If the Austrian editors of Meteor and kolik.film were influenced by Grafe, an heir of a different kind is Althen, the late German critic who for Eric Rentschler epitomizes the tastes...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 1–8.
Published: 01 August 2023
... Republic in 1919, during which Lukács played the role of People’s Commissar for Culture and Education. Lukács narrowly escaped to Vienna, where he lived as a sans-papier for several years. When the Austrian government planned to deport the seemingly “unpleasant” refugee back to Budapest in 1920, where he...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 1–9.
Published: 01 November 2019
... at major German and Austrian documentarians. Olivia Landry’s study of Philip Scheffner’s Halfmoon Files (2007) brings to our attention the capacity of nonfiction to revise history by returning to an archive and juxtaposing the images and sounds that one finds there. The film centers on the search...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 71–80.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of Austrian Bukovina, 1774–1918 . Oxford : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization , 2013 . Sartori Andrew . Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2009 . Sartori Andrew . “ The Resonance of ‘Culture’: Framing...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 197–215.
Published: 01 February 2020
...,” referring to the ambiguity with which they have been treated in Austrian historiography. According to him, Austria in the postwar period constructed the Slovenian partisans as enemies; Slovenians played an important role in the historiography in Carinthia and for the self-perception of its people...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 27–51.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of Colorado's Graduate Committee on the Arts and Humanities. Aestheticization and the Shoah: Heimrad Bäcker’s transcript Patrick Greaney In 1986 the Austrian editor and poet Heimrad Bäcker published nachschrift (transcript), which...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 159–178.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to be exposed and, consequently, nothing to be ashamed of. From Guilt to Shame A change comes with Jenseits des Krieges (East of War, 1996), a documentary by the Austrian director Ruth Beckermann on the touring exhibition “War of Annihilation: Crimes of the Wehrmacht, 1941–1944” and its reception...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 27–48.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... Another path toward reconsidering notions of Heimat is via literary rep- resentations. Some of the most consistent and far-reaching probings of tradi- tional notions of Heimat since World War II have come from contemporary Austrian writers who challenge remnants of fascist and nationalist thinking...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 9–40.
Published: 01 November 2015
... sociologie catholique: Histoire, théorie, pratique (Paris: Lethielleux, 1911), 590. Catholicism and the Economy of Miracles  13 Winter, an Austrian sociologist, argued similarly. “To solve the problem of sovereignty in a Catholic sense,” he writes, “the theme must be understood...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 137–153.
Published: 01 August 2015
...; and McGlothlin, Second-Generation Holo- caust Literature, 139, 134. 26. Fuchs, Phantoms of War, 46. 144  Beyond Lateness? occurred before their authors were born.27 Though Rabinovici and Beyer—a Jewish Austrian born in Tel Aviv in 1961 and a German non-Jew born in West Berlin in 1965—come from...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 33–44.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Film ( Doomed Love: A Journey through German Genre Films , 2016); and Offene Wunde deutscher Film ( Open Wounds: A Journey through German Genre Films , 2017). 30. Also important in this temporal context are the Austrian journals Blimp , Filmlogbuch , and especially Meteor as well...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2019
... one’s own status as a (political) subject and, at the same time, the attempt at a deliberate distancing of oneself from the dependent body-object. 18 It is thought of as such, for example, in the works of VALIE EXPORT, an Austrian artist who injured herself with electricity, hot wax, and cutting...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 205–220.
Published: 01 August 2021
... historiographical inquiry and critical political and cultural reflection. Rabinbach, an emeritus Princeton historian and, as its readers are aware, a cofounder of New German Critique , is well known for his books The Crisis of Austrian Socialism: From Red Vienna to Civil War, 1927–1934 (1983), The Human Motor...