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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 199–224.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Noah B. Strote This essay traces the historical evolution of a novel type of individual in western and especially German-speaking Europe at the turn of the twentieth century: the Jew who recognized himself, and was recognized by others, through the way he thought as opposed to how he looked...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 149–181.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of society so characteristic of fascist ideologies. Using the phenomenological insights of Martin Heidegger and Ernst Nolte to recount the history of the Nazi Volkskörper , I describe the meaning this manifestation of the body of the German people had for the Jew as a body, in general, and as a foreign body...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 61–79.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Atina Grossmann In this article Grossmann addresses a transnational Holocaust story that has remained marginalized in both historiography and commemoration. The majority of the quarter million Jews who constituted the “saved remnant” ( She'erit Hapleta ) of eastern European Jewry collected...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
... it, intensified it, and derived from it their destructive policies on art. “Looted art” was a last step and parallel consequence of developments that included the expulsion of the Jews from German society. Degenerate art and looted art should not be conflated, but they are to some degree interwoven. The article...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 195–214.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., anti-Semitic ideology appears to be initially a liberal phenomenon, an expression of a “false consciousness,” while in Nazi Germany the extermination of the Jews became a political institution, a pillar of the state. Commentary An Institution of Nazi Statesmanship: Friedrich Pollock’s Theoretical...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 181–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... ) proved the most shocking text of the second Oyneg Shabes cache for the way it vehemently alleges Jewish complicity in the systematic murder of the Jews of Warsaw and even harshly criticizes the victims themselves. This article analyzes the East-West polemic over Holocaust memory that erupted around...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 47–59.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., genetics, and the use of science in such contexts is exemplified by Sarrazin's claims about the genetic inheritance of the Jews in his book and interviews. Gilman examines Sarrazin's argument, his American sources, and their resonance in contemporary German debates about race and immigration. © 2012...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... They presented Islam as derived from Judaism, and under whose aegis, especially in medieval Muslim Spain, Jews enjoyed not only religious tolerance but cultural and economic flourishing. The image of Islam was of a rational religion that maintained Judaism's monotheism, rejection of anthropomorphism, and ethical...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 113–134.
Published: 01 November 2014
... violent dissolution. Second, it juxtaposes Spielzeugland with the British film The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), which stages a situation in which the “wrong” person, that is, a non-Jew, is sent to death in the gas chamber. By evoking and then rewriting the narrative of the “wrong” victim...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to participate in and influence this discourse. The article argues that in manipulating and decontextualizing Heimat iconography, prominent Jewish filmmakers were able to introduce the aspirations and fears of integration-seeking outsiders—of German Jews—into the discourse of German nationality. The similarities...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 123–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
... thinkers of robbing the Jews of the ideological ammunition needed to confront anti-Semitism and defend the creation of the state of Israel. Both, he claimed, were moral rigorists who fetishized truth telling despite its practical consequences. Although this charge may well be dubious, especially...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 221–252.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Bruce Rosenstock Abstract The article argues that Martin Heidegger and Oskar Goldberg share a common gnostic motif of the “flight of the gods from the earth” and that both thinkers seek to prepare their people (the Germans, the Jews) for a “second beginning” of metaphysics that would restore...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 21–34.
Published: 01 February 2009
... hundred thousand copies, has any idea of those most German affairs like the mass murder of World War II and the intentional annihilation of European Jews on the part of Nazi Germans. A cry rings out like thunder: “Nice try, Mr. Littell!” 1. This section of the essay originally appeared...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 9–24.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that—unlike my voluminous efforts in the field of Romance literature which, I bitterly note, will probably be forgotten and dis- missed as rather mediocre—it alone may endow me with posthumous fame. (Of course, LTI was based on earlier diary observations that I made as a Jew who somehow survived...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 133–153.
Published: 01 August 2018
... . Poetik des Dialogs: Voraussetzungen dialogischer Poesie bei Paul Celan und Konzepte von Intersubjektivität bei Martin Buber, Martin Heidegger und Emmanuel Levinas . Munich : Fink . Felstiner John . 1995 . Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 65–89.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . 18. Oz, Touch the Water , 16 . 17. Kaniuk, Adam Resurrected , 127 . Klein anticipates Grossman’s Neigel as a humanized commandant who harbors a Jew in exchange for artistic services and gains the Jew’s compassion. For a discussion of other ways in which Adam Resurrected serves...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 135–153.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Party, concentration camps, and the extermination of the Jews. For most of them, the traumas suffered by Germans were part of a larger story of suf- fering and sacrifice brought about by National Socialism and the war. This article examines two related trends in West German history text- books...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 135–157.
Published: 01 November 2014
...: “On Smocza Street they rounded up a Jewish crowd and then ordered the Jewish police to disperse them. In another place they filmed a sequence in which a Jewish policeman wants to beat up a Jew and a German comes to help the assaulted Jew and doesn’t let him be beaten.” Ringelblum’s subsequent diary...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Arendt and Scholem had left Europe, that world and their European friends remained the main topics of their letters. In October 1940 Arendt reported Walter Benjamin’s death: “Dear Scholem—Walter Benjamin took his own life. . . . Jews are dying in Europe and they are being buried like dogs.” 8 Moreover...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 51–64.
Published: 01 February 2008
...). Jakob Tanner 59 focus that created one of the world’s most innovative modern enterprises, he fueled, after World War I, the “mass production of hate,” as Neil Baldwin states in the subtitle of his study about “Henry Ford and the Jews.”13 Ford’s antipathy toward Jews became apparent during...