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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 75–93.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Alexandra Tacke In abstract and sometimes deliberately alienating treatments of archival material, Eyal Sivan and Rony Brauman's Specialist (1999) and Romuald Karmakar's Himmler Project (2000) engage in impressive reconcretizations of Hannah Arendt's concept of the “banality of evil.” Both...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 25–40.
Published: 01 August 2017
... analysis of the Verfremdungseffekt produced by montage, the alienating distanciation of unexpected juxtapositions, contributes to the construction of a true dialectical image of satire, which allows us to plot the oppositional axes of satire and to extrapolate the characteristics of other forms of mass...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 155–179.
Published: 01 February 2018
... to its thesis. As much as the poem’s eponymous hero, Helen exhibits the incipient features of an individuated (and alienated) protobourgeois subject. Ultimately, this article contends that Horkheimer and Adorno undertheorize women’s experience of subjectivity, which seems to explain why they exclude...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 85–105.
Published: 01 August 2021
... on landscape, alienation, and song. Throughout the recurrences of the trope of landscape in Adorno’s writings before Aesthetic Theory , the philosophy of nature and history and experiences of tourism and exile constellate into an aesthetic that contemplates sublimity and kitsch side by side: modernist...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
... the degree of differ- ence that was palatable for a German audience in the 1960s. Moreover, Fried- rich Georg Beckhaus did not remotely look Japanese or Asian. No effort what- soever was made to make him look more “alien” (for European eyes, that is).6 And even this one ostensibly “alien” human was from...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 49–70.
Published: 01 August 2023
... defining in and of history. rudiger.campe@yale.edu Copyright © 2023 by New German Critique, Inc. 2023 Georg Lukács theory of form theory of the novel alienation Following the course of the discussion in Lukács’s Theory of the Novel from its beginning to its end, readers find...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 121–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... situation of the person—ultimately a bearer of foundational human rights— 12. Bonnie Honig, Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009), 2–3; Mai Ngai, Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Mod- ern America (Princeton, NJ...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 107–138.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... It is the complement of alienated labour, being the experience of antithetically “free time,” whether because this latter is intended only to restore the energy expended, or because the appropriation of alien labour weighs on it like a mortgage. Free time remains the reflex-action to a production rhythm imposed...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 147–175.
Published: 01 August 2021
... that the experience of a sound film “positively debars the spectator from thinking.” 2 By blocking the development of our cognitive capacities, film acts as an ideological mechanism and furthers the “compulsive character of a society alienated from itself” ( DE , 95). From these passages, we get the sense...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2019
..., that modernity is somehow the product of “alienation” from an original, authentic state, where humankind lived in a more truthful and genuine relation with nature, with transcendence, or with itself. This alienation is not simply a disconnection; on the contrary, what was deemed lost somehow remained present...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 15–47.
Published: 01 August 2006
... the prevalent but misleading translation “alienation” with the fi rst English translation of Brechtʼs essay “Verfremdungseffekte in der chinesischen Schauspielkunst,” published in 1936 as “The Fourth Wall of China: An Essay on the Effects of Disillusion in Chinese Acting.” Translating Verfremdung...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 53–74.
Published: 01 February 2010
...,” Camera Obscura 21, no. 2 [2006]: 112–13; hereafter cited as MO). 56 Somnolent Selfhood German Cinema, Schlipphacke argues, was deeply invested in examining his- tory’s impact on German identity and often employed modernist techniques of alienation to foster critical awareness. She locates...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 14–16.
Published: 01 August 2014
... from Mickey Mouse (quoted on 171).1 In Cinema and Experience the figures of Charlie Chaplin and Mickey Mouse emblematize this fractured self, which is open to change and transfor- mation because capitalistic forces of alienation act on it so directly. (Miriam’s fascinating and complex...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 111–139.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and alien intention entirely dominates the small three-note theme “Wie-sengrund.” “What now happens to this mild utterance, . . . with what its master blesses and to what condemns it, . . . all that one may well call vast, strange, extravagantly mag- nifi cent, without thereby giving it a name...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 175–198.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of an ethereal autonomy can be seen instead as the striving for a missed community, an evocation of the possibility of a human togetherness that would be neither a subordination to a social identity experienced as alien nor an autonomy that must constantly assure itself of its purity visvis the taint...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to inventory Anita’s characteristics and experiences. She embodies the alienation and anomie (from the Greek anomos, “lawless”) that proceed from disrupted integration, and experiences firsthand the bankruptcy of insti- tutional knowledge when she attempts to enroll at the university. The film itself...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... mammalian communities— with dislocation, starvation, alienation, and unchecked aggression as inevi- table results. While the lion’s share of historical and critical attention has focused on iconic scenes in Serengeti Shall Not Die to understand the Grzimeks’ call for a global network...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 165–198.
Published: 01 November 2021
... through their deployment remains unseen, uncomprehended.” 14 Marx is everywhere alert to how things and persons are subject to and deformed by the vicissitudes of such power. In the “Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts” of 1844, alienated labor is already endowed with destructive potential...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 43–63.
Published: 01 November 2022
... a form of alien rule, or Fremdherrschaft , as Danish officials extract Sweden’s resources and exploit its laborers to achieve their own goals: It was only when Erik broke his promise to guarantee Swedish independence, filling all crucial posts with his own vassals, sending his governors, bailiffs...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 67–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... exception is Charles Reitz, who correctly perceives the centrality of Nietzschean thought to Eros and Civilization: “To no other philosophical author does Marcuse make such sus- tained theoretical reference as he does to Nietzsche” (Art, Alienation, and the Humanities: A Critical Engagement...