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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 59–82.
Published: 01 February 2023
... inform contemporary debates on catastrophe, apocalypse, and the politics of interruption. 26. For a detailed analysis of the concept of Untergang in Benjamin’s writings from the early 1920s, especially the important “Theologico-Political Fragment,” in all likelihood written around the same time...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 57–69.
Published: 01 November 2008
...,” Jacques Derrida pointed out that the apocalypse must by no means be necessarily associ- ated with the idea of a catastrophic end of the world. He instead reminds us that the Greek word apokalypsis is a translation from the Hebrew gala, which means to uncover, expose, make known, but also...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 55–92.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Eschatol­ ogy, trans. Dana Hollander (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009). All references are to the translation, hereafter cited as OE. 58  Palintropos Harmoniê mechanics of the apocalypse in which the two men embody opposing but inseparable revolutionary force vectors, one retarding...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 171–194.
Published: 01 February 2016
....11 Disas- ters are staged by cognitive modes, such as images of apocalypse, theodicies, risk scenarios, states of emergency, and the sublime, and these modes do more than just mirror the historical event. They construct disasters on the basis of the cultural, aesthetic, religious...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2012
... can continue to exist only in the awareness of how the burdened traditions of modernity remain stranded between apocalypse and enlightenment.”2 In his impressive essay on Dialectic of Enlightenment in that collection, he drew 1. Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno, Dialectic...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that 1. Anson Rabinbach, The Human Motor: Energy, Fatigue, and the Origins of Modernity (New York: Basic Books, 1990). David Bathrick and Andreas Huyssen  3 have arisen in moments of crisis, catastrophe, or apocalypse. We are not just talking about his magisterial book...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 97–120.
Published: 01 November 2008
... be restricted to critique and not allowed to extend to exclusionary political solutions (Cohen) or to messianic and apolitical answers (Agamben). Sharing with Schmitt and Cohen a deep suspicion in liberal democracy, they still envisioned a better polis to come.8 Buber: Apocalypse and “Theopolitical...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 1–6.
Published: 01 November 2008
... for religious myths.”2 Gray notes that destruc- tive images of the apocalypse or prophecy imply an urgent need for radical change through an extreme shift in political language, as demonstrated by the pioneer of modern political theology, Carl Schmitt.3 Writing on American 1. Mark Lilla...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
... a cluster of New Testament narrative and symbol that Vattimo dismisses as mere leftover from the archaic religion of the vengeful God, namely, Jesus’s talk of hell and damnation as well as the world-ending imagery of Revelation. Punishment and apocalypse are for Vattimo part and parcel...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 181–205.
Published: 01 February 2018
... .” Journal of Cultural Research 13 , nos. 3–4 : 191 – 205 . Derrida Jacques . 2002 . “ The Eyes of Language: The Abyss and the Volcano .” In Acts of Religion , edited by Anidjar Gil , 189 – 222 . New York : Routledge . Gold Joshua R . 2006 . “ Jacob Taubes: Apocalypse from...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 137–153.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., post-Holocaust, and generally posttraumatic. Now that “the apocalyptic sensibilities . . . of mod- ernism have shifted toward a sense of post-apocalypse,” lateness apparently no 1. On this matter, see also Anne Fuchs, “Defending Lateness: Deliberations on Acceleration, Attention...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 85–105.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Apocalypse and Nostalgia .” Journal of the American Musicological Society 64 , no. 2 ( 2011 ): 409 – 14 . Rosen Charles . The Romantic Generation . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 1995 . Schoenberg E. Randol , ed. The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 29–41.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of ‘The Light of Transcendence’: Redemption in Adorno,” in Messianism, Apocalypse, and Redemption in Twentieth Century German Thought, ed. Wayne Cris- taudo and Wendy Baker (Adelaide: Australasian Theological Forum Press, 2006), 35–48. 4. Henri Hubert and Mauss’s General Theory of Magic is the only...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of theologi- cal mysticism. Benjamin’s apocalypse, directed at the past rather than at the future, “is an apocalypse of the library and collector’s cabinet, not of the streets and factories,” and so more Proustian than Marxist or theological, noted Michael André Bernstein. “As a theological hope...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 65–98.
Published: 01 November 2021
... saves the world from the Nazis’ nuclear apocalypse. The novel’s main antihero is a zealous Nazi, Joe Cinnadella. Juliana, the novel’s protagonist, who revolts against Nazism, calls Joe “a Gestapo assassin” and kills him to protect a dissident writer. This novel belongs to what Gavriel Rosenfeld terms...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 205–220.
Published: 01 August 2021
...: Energy, Fatigue, and the Origins of Modernity (1990), In the Shadow of Catastrophe: German Intellectuals between Apocalypse and Enlightenment (1997), and his original take on conceptual history, Begriffe aus dem Kalten Krieg: Totalitarismus, Antifaschismus, Genozid (2009). Together with Sander...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the apocalypse with a fanfare that sig- naled the end of history and the beginning of an eternal reign. It is not for nothing that Wilhelm von Lenz hails the Eroica as the marker of a new Kunstepoch—the real boundary of a new century (Beethoven, 3:291). See also Chua, Absolute Music, 235. 26. Wegeler...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Fuchs, in Phantoms of War (2008), have examined in different contexts.3 This has manifested itself in a concern with a nexus of late- ness, belatedness, mortality, death, and apocalypse that has been seen espe- cially, but not exclusively, among older writers.4 But it has also engendered...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... visual language of those years fell back on Christian images of the Passion, martyrdom, and apocalypse, rendered in an expressive realist style close to allegory. Traditional Pathosformeln (formulas of emotion) risked bor- dering on a helpless antifascism after the fact. This is true even...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
... University Press , 2007 . Nietzsche Friedrich . Untimely Meditations , edited by Breazeale Daniel , translated by Hollingdale R. J. . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1997 . Rabinbach Anson . In the Shadow of Catastrophe: German Intellectuals between Apocalypse...