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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Kai Evers; Julia Hell; Seth Howes In this introduction the editors first trace the reception of Peter Weiss’s Aesthetics of Resistance in (West) Germany and the United States. Focusing on the relation between politics and aesthetics, some critics characterized this relation as fraught, arguing...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 215–229.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Julia Hell This introduction situates the 1966 essays by Peter Weiss and Hans Magnus Enzensberger in the context of decolonization, taking into account Gary Wilder’s and Michael Rothberg’s reframing of the immediate postwar decades. More precisely, the introduction discusses Weiss’s...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 237–241.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Hans Magnus Enzensberger Copyright © 2022 by New German Critique, Inc. 2022 Peter Weiss and others have decided. They challenge us to follow their example. The example demands to be examined. Peter Weiss and others have decided—in favor of the oppressed, and against the oppressors...
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 2. The Guernica foldout, most likely the one used by Peter Weiss when writing The Aesthetics of Resistance , in Arnheim, Picasso’s “Guernica .” Photo: Stefan Jonsson. More
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 3. Peter Weiss, Das grosse Welttheater ( The Great World Theater , 1937). Oil on panel, 120 × 160 cm. Moderna Museet, Stockholm. © Moderna Museet-Stockholm and DACS 2021. More
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 187–214.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Caroline Rupprecht This article focuses on the fictionalized character of the Soviet spy Richard Stahlmann, who was attributed with “Asian eyes” by Peter Weiss, in volume 3 of The Aesthetics of Resistance . In a passage that describes Stahlmann’s visit to Angkor Wat, the character’s identity crisis...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 93–112.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Kaisa Kaakinen This article analyzes how paratactic and multisensory narrative strategies in Peter Weiss’s novel Die Ästhetik des Widerstands (1975–81) contribute to the novel’s project of an aesthetics of resistance for future reference. The narrative mode of the novel emphasizes situated...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 135–157.
Published: 01 November 2022
... examines the transhistorical resourcefulness of Peter Weiss’s Die Ästhetik des Widerstands ( The Aesthetics of Resistance ) with regard to contemporary challenges. Schooled in antifascism’s failures of the 1930s and 1940s, The Aesthetics abounds in detailed engagements with literary and visual works of art...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 65–91.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Figure 2. The Guernica foldout, most likely the one used by Peter Weiss when writing The Aesthetics of Resistance , in Arnheim, Picasso’s “Guernica .” Photo: Stefan Jonsson. ...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 113–133.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Richard Langston Peter Weiss made no secret of the importance of form for his magnum opus The Aesthetics of Resistance . “Again and again [I’ve made] new attempts at finding a form for the book,” he wrote early on in its conception. This authorial search is, in fact, far more complicated than...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 159–185.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Figure 3. Peter Weiss, Das grosse Welttheater ( The Great World Theater , 1937). Oil on panel, 120 × 160 cm. Moderna Museet, Stockholm. © Moderna Museet-Stockholm and DACS 2021. ...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 43–63.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Seth Howes This essay explores how Peter Weiss’s anticolonial, anti-imperialist analysis, developed in the 1960s in response to the advent of decolonization and the emergence of neocolonialism, is woven into Die Ästhetik des Widerstands ’ story of political self-education. Two central features...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 231–235.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Peter Weiss howesw@missouri.edu Copyright © 2022 by New German Critique, Inc. 2022 I assume that it is on purpose that Hans Magnus Enzensberger keeps his concluding remarks in Kursbuch so ambiguous, because he wants to stimulate discussion. But a double standard lurks in his...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 21–41.
Published: 01 November 2022
... ): 599 – 618 . Barnes Julian . Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art . New York : Vintage International , 2017 . Beise Arnd . Peter Weiss . Stuttgart : Reclam , 2002 . Butzer Günter . Fehlende Trauer: Verfahren epischen Erinnerns in der deutschsprachigen...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2023
... to the shibboleths of hermetic and autotelic scholarly practices. 2 Recent issues and special sections on Peter Weiss’s Aesthetics of Resistance , on aesthetic and social form after Georg Lukács, on Alexander Kluge’s critical practices, and on the legacy of Miriam Hansen’s critical contributions to film theory...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... transcribed in the daily press, generated one of the major artistic articulations of Holocaust memory in Germany: the exile Peter Weiss’s play The Investigation (1965; trans. 1966), which at the time became a defining theatrical event in both Germanys. Yet even in the 1960s Holocaust memory...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 171–195.
Published: 01 August 2019
... theater’s inability adequately to address the pressing current political and social issues as well as the recent past. 38 Especially in the 1960s, documentary theater by authors such as Rolf Hochhuth, Peter Weiss, and Heinar Kipphardt aimed to engage with the problems of the present in light...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 27–51.
Published: 01 February 2010
... 48 (1989): 20. 11. Robert Cohen, “Zu Heimrad Bäckers nachschrift,” Peter Weiss Jahrbuch 8 (1999): 148–49. For a critical response to Cohen’s reading, see Klaus Amann, “Heimrad Bäcker: Nach Mauthausen,” in Eder and Kastberger, Die Rampe Porträt, 26n46. 12. Sigrid Weigel, “Zur Dialektik von...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 57–73.
Published: 01 February 2017
... translation at www.spiegel.de/international/germany/spiegel-interview-with-cornelius-gurlitt-about-munich-art-find-a-933953-3.html . Harwood Ronald , ed. 2015 . “Keine Sympathie aber Mitleid: Ein Gespräch mit Peter Raue über Cornelius Gurlitt.” In Entartete Kunst: Der Fall Cornelius Gurlitt...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 45–94.
Published: 01 August 2007
... as speaking on behalf of the silent major- ity of compatriots, the provincial nonelites looked down on by the powerful, the fashionable, and the worldly.107 This orientation was in keeping with his analysis of National Socialism, which was close to that of the writer Peter Weiss, who shared his...