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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 191–205.
Published: 01 August 2008
... anti-Aristotelian premises of nonspontaneity and creativity. Curiosity according to Psychoanalysis: Blumenberg, Freud, and the Destiny of an Affect K. Daniel Cho Nothing was more important for the coming into being of a full-blown modern age...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 155–174.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Jakob Norberg Abstract In his writings on satire, the Marxist literary critic Georg Lukács argued that hatred could function as an anticapitalist affect. Hatred, he believed, equips the committed author with a set of traits—certainty, lucidity, endurance, and pitilessness—that are eminently useful...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 95–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... The implications of the concept of charisma must be understood in their social, political, and—most important—affective dynamics. Writing Hitler's biography always means not only retracing the emotions, hopes, desires, and imaginations invoked by his political style but also working on the affects...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 75–98.
Published: 01 February 2010
... an entire generation in his films as assuming the affective force of necessary failure and, as such, utopian hope. Although individual films never offer up their utopia as “realistically” obtainable, the sensation of utopia emerging from within the itinerative serialization of one and the same...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 97–130.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Richard Westerman Georg Lukács's concept of reification is celebrated for its account of how capitalist society affects individual subjectivity. However, even its admirers have rejected the way that Lukács uses this idea to argue that the proletariat can develop a revolutionary class...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 115–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
... with long-silenced familial legacies. These attempts to work through, or at least make readable, the affective afterlife of silenced histories of guilt and shame are evidence of the limits of any strategy for mastering the affective inheritance that this past represents. © 2011 by New German Critique...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
... significant shift in representations of post-reunification Berlin that affects how the city is seen and experienced. There is a visible tension in novels set in and partly based on Berlin's urban fabric between a perceived moral obligation to the past and a desire for contextualization in the literary...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 27–58.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Rosenzweig's system employs time as the fundamental schema that opens the individual elements of God, world, and humanity; however, the temporal world is scarred by an unresolved homelessness that affects the relations between the elements. © 2010 by New German Critique, Inc. 2010 Franz Rosenzweig...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 39–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
... generations and the Nazi past may be understood as one of prosthetic witnessing. While exposing normative contours of discourses of coming to terms with the past, prosthetic witnessing in Duden's text engages Renaissance representations of Christ, rendering an encounter with her viscerally affective narrative...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 27–48.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Friederike Eigler The German concept of Heimat carries a rich set of cultural and ideological connotations that combine notions of belonging and identity with affective attachment to a specific place or region. At a time when regional realms have regained significance not only in sociopolitical...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 79–93.
Published: 01 November 2011
... charisma as a process of social interaction (as Weber later described it), but he also considered the affective and physiological micro-processes that enable social bonds and the formation of social groups. The novel proposes a narrative about charisma that comprises the physiological conditions of...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2011
... tensions in Weber's theory of charisma, this article points to the essentially aesthetic aspects of charisma. As a form of leadership, charisma not only fundamentally depends on the imaginations and affects that the charismatic leader can raise in the hearts and minds of his followers; it also depends on...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 47–59.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sander L. Gilman The publication (and continued prominence) of Thilo Sarrazin's book Deutschland schafft sich ab ( Germany Does Away with Itself , 2010) illustrates how debates taking place in the American context affect other arguments about race in places such as Germany. The question of race...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 53–72.
Published: 01 November 2016
... foreclose what goes as human affect. References Adorno Theodor W. 2009 . Current of Music: Elements of a Radio Theory , edited and translated by Hullot-Kentor Robert . Cambridge : Polity . Law John . 2004 . After Method: Mess in Social Science Research . New York...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 119–140.
Published: 01 February 2016
... humanism based on the recognition of vulnerability and on the reevaluation of affect. Fragile Matters: Literature and the Scene of Torture Isabel Capeloa Gil A scenography of torture is first and foremost located in language. Not only must torture be...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 171–195.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Susanne Knittel Abstract In recent years, reenactment has emerged as a compelling and controversial form of coming to terms with the past ( Vergangenheitsbewältigung ). As reconstructions of past events inflected through contemporary contexts and concerns, reenactments prompt an affective...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 207–233.
Published: 01 November 2019
... films provide an impassioned intervention in the form of an archaeological excavation. This article considers its argument and examines its rhetoric, especially the way in which it eschews an artistic cinema of authors ( Autorenkino ) and espouses a more kinetic body cinema of action, affect, and...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 133–162.
Published: 01 August 2017
....” Its relevance is illustrated through examples of challenges typically overlooked in the European public sphere because they do not satisfy the easily digestible affective and political criteria of a “crisis” narrative. © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc. 2017 anamorphic gaze solidarity...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 201–227.
Published: 01 August 2017
... negative biopolitics, which sought to improve national health by removing unhealthy opposition. Both the structures of imperialism and the specter of degeneration should be credited with a pre-Nazi merger of sovereignty and biopolitics, which affected aesthetics no less than eugenics. Modernist music in...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 49–78.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Annie Pfeifer Rather than establishing literary relations with Russian intellectuals or securing the affections of his Latvian love interest, Walter Benjamin spends most of his 1926–27 Soviet sojourn shopping for toys. Benjamin’s habits present an interesting counterpoint to his communist...