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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 15–48.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... ville.a.suuronen@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by New German Critique, Inc. 2022 Carl Schmitt Hannah Arendt Nazism racism language The political theories of Carl Schmitt and Hannah Arendt have been compared from numerous perspectives. 1 By drawing on a broad array of less-known materials...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jeff Love; Michael Meng This article reinterprets Martin Heidegger's engagement with Nazism based on a close reading of his philosophical writings of the 1930s and the recently published “Black Notebooks.” Heidegger envisions a mythic renewing of the Greek philosophical beginning to overcome...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 205–220.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Steven E. Aschheim Abstract This article presents an exposition, analysis, and critique of Anson Rabinbach’s historical research and theses as reflected in Staging the Third Reich: Essays in Cultural and Intellectual History (2020), a volume of his essays on Nazism, fascism, antifascism...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of Nazism and the GDR in the decade following (and preceding) reunification. These “Berlin novels” offer wide-ranging perspectives on the city over a ten-year period through often-conflicting generational differences and thereby make possible a perspective that reveals how dissimilar representations...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 149–181.
Published: 01 February 2009
... that the phenomenology of the Volkskörper already contains the phenomenology of the Jewish body. Thus phenomenology has methodological promise for the historical analysis of the phenomenon of Nazism. New German Critique, Inc. 2009 The Phenomenology of the German People’s Body (Volkskörper) and the Extermination...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of Thomas Hobbes and Baruch Spinoza's critique of religion were two modern targets of Strauss's criticism. Hobbes was identified as the father of modern civilization who broke violently with the tradition of philosophy and established the foundations of liberalism. As Nazism took hold and Germany faded from...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 51–62.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Nazism, pathologized as monomania, and analogized to political leaders ranging from Osama bin Laden to George W. Bush. But there is another reason to connect Ahab and charisma that has never been mentioned: when Ahab is described as a charismatic type and, vice versa, when the “Ahab-type” is used...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 161–186.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Brook Henkel Fritz Lang’s film The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960) stands out among West German cinema of the Adenauer years for its attention to urban space and the afterlife of Nazism in the postwar era. This article rereads the film as an incisive representation of the new mobilities...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 139–167.
Published: 01 February 2012
... “practices of the self”13 that Has- selbach employs to disengage from neo-Nazism and political violence also expose the ethicopolitics of nonfascist or postfascist responses to neo- Nazism and violence. If the period after World War II can be described as postfascist, it is because, implicitly...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 97–128.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Critique, Inc. 2018 Martin Heidegger translation holy language Nazism post-Holocaust In the ever-expanding scholarly corpus on l’affaire Heidegger , a curiously neglected topic is the Jewish reaction to the political siding of Martin Heidegger. To illuminate this topic, I focus on a little...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 65–98.
Published: 01 November 2021
... are invading again—but this time, in popular culture. I do not imply, though, that the traditional ways in which Nazism has been represented have completely disappeared. 4 But what interests me here is what the new modes of “engagement” with the Nazi perpetrators and with fictional monsters reveal about...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 65–84.
Published: 01 February 2011
... and military reckless- ness, which figures prominently inDie Gustloff, to Dresden and March of Mil- lions, claiming that these docudramas also exonerate civilians of the crimes of Nazism. Niven seems to assume that Die Gustloff’s claims to authenticity— perfectly in sync with cinematic conventions...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Nazi Tyranny Douglas G. Morris Resisters against Nazism needed courage, not jurisprudence. They needed political determination and moral passion, not legal analysis. But professionals experience crises in light of their expertise. Anti-Nazi clergymen...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 69–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of finance capitalism.”5 Central to the antifascist myth was the idea that the new progressive German state was the logical, historically necessary result of the struggle of communists and anti- fascists against Nazism and capitalism not only during the Third Reich but also during the Weimar Republic...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 95–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
... mechanisms of Hitler’s charismatic performance, however, still call for analysis. There is a consensus in research on Nazism that Hitler’s power indeed involved a specific modality of “charismatic rule” and that his rise was based on forms of charismatic-affective bonding with a mass of followers.5...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., this book contains one of the fiercest, most unsen- timental indictments of the constitutive role that violence, sacrifice, and repres- sion have played in Western modernity. Nazism appears here not as the out- break of primitive irrational forces in the midst of civilization—a view that held sway...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2020
...” of Nazism. Indeed, in representing the communists, “the Nazis are merely describing the worst side of their own nature” 29 —Bateson’s lasting contribution to film studies. 30 A third, rather unusual, and rarely quoted but extremely influential mode of publication was a didactic version of the film...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 101–126.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of modernism’s ideological tangles but also affi liates herself with some of the ideational roots of fascism. I dwell on Flanner’s writings on Nazism’s beguiling visual culture, including its most impassioned designer in Leni Riefenstahl, and the anatomy of Hitler’s private self to elucidate how Flanner’s...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 27–51.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of concrete poetry.1 Eugen Gomringer, one of the founding fi gures of concrete poetry, praised Bäcker’s engagement with the coded language of Nazism in nachschrift as a “new chapter” in the development of concrete and visual poetry, but then goes on to say something that reveals the distance...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... Horkheimer and Adorno, and Walter Benjamin as well in his review of Ernst Jünger’s cel- ebration of trench warfare in World War I, had seen that Nazism and the Ger- man right-wing ideologues were enthusiasts about modern technology at the same time that they were antagonists of core elements...