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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 2006
...J. M. Bernstein Intact and Fragmented Bodies: Versions of Ethics “after Auschwitz” J. M. Bernstein The Drowned and the Saved In Negative Dialectics Theodor W. Adorno opens the second section, “Medi­ tations and Metaphysics...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 1–45.
Published: 01 February 2007
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 77–109.
Published: 01 February 2007
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 9–34.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jennifer M. Kapczynski Robert Thalheim's 2007 film And Along Come Tourists ( Am Ende kommen Touristen ) is a critique of a contemporary Holocaust pedagogy geared to generating emotion rather than to critical engagement. Drawing on Theodor W. Adorno's essay “Education after Auschwitz,” this article...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Paradoxically, such events are obscured in J. M. Bernstein's account, in Adorno: Disenchantment and Ethics, of Adorno's “exemplary first-person experience” of unredeemable guilt after Auschwitz. Fredric Jameson's Late Marxism argues from an opposing perspective to a similar effect, construing negative...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 155–164.
Published: 01 November 2012
... versions of surviving Auschwitz are explicable by comparing and contrasting Levi's and Borowski's actual camp experience and the context under which they produced their testimonies. © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 Shame and beyond Shame Timothy E...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Dora Osborne Abstract Christian Petzold’s Phoenix (2014) is set in the immediate aftermath of World War II but dedicated to Fritz Bauer, the man credited with initiating the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials almost two decades later. In light of other recent films about Bauer, this article argues...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 73–118.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Robert Kaufman Poetry’s Ethics? Theodor W. Adorno and Robert Duncan on Aesthetic Illusion and Sociopolitical Delusion Robert Kaufman Odds are that discussions of Adorno and the ethical will arrive at Auschwitz...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 165–187.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in the camps and that, like the word Schonungsblock, lent the KZ administrative apparatus a patina of civic order.10 Still other publishers, note Jagoda et al., tended to Germanize the camp lexicon after the fact, effacing the hybrid provenance of Auschwitz-Birkenau parole (bgh).11 Despite...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 45–94.
Published: 01 August 2007
...) has existed for over a thousand years!55 Finally, non-German Germans are not to be conflated with the so-called anti-Germans (Antideutsche), for whom “Germany must die so we can live” and who insist that “after Auschwitz, we have no right to be German.”56 For this sect of the German Left...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 1–8.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Exposure to the crimes connected with Auschwitz had become an obli- gation. Some hoped the past could be squared away, and the German idiom about drawing a Schlußstrich, or a “final line,” beneath it was often intro- duced into considerations of the Holocaust, especially by those who wanted to cease...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 135–160.
Published: 01 August 2006
...: Indiana University Press, 1986), 114–29. Benjamin Robinson 141 Auschwitz, Adorno postulates, can Germans overcome the character defor- mations that led to Nazism. In the light of Sebaldʼs revised thesis, however, the past to be confronted cannot...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
... einzurichten, dass Auschwitz nicht sich wiederhole, nichts Ähnliches geschehe [A new categorical imperative has been imposed by Hitler upon unfree mankind: to arrange their thoughts and actions so that Auschwitz will not repeat itself, so that nothing similar will happen]. —Theodor W. Adorno, Negative...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 35–55.
Published: 01 November 2014
...—strategies of Vergegenwärtigung. Since Alain Resnais’s Night and Fog (1955), some filmmakers juxtaposed the contemporary state of sites where terror transpired with images from the 1940s. Resnais cut available pictures of Auschwitz together with new material that he filmed in the 1950s, thereby...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 53–72.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Michael Marder Minima Patientia: Reflections on the Subject of Suffering Michael Marder It is the question whether one can live after Auschwitz. This question has appeared to me, for example...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 9–38.
Published: 01 February 2011
... on the Left wished to believe.7 The Red Army Faction (RAF) exhibited such “Jewish tics” when they compared the govern- ment of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) to Auschwitz and asserted that the “authoritarian structures from 1933–1945 were still in place.” By claiming that “the government...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of the Nazis. Perpetrators’ testimonies, however, are virtually nonexistent; that of Rudolf Höss, the commandant of Auschwitz, who wrote his “memoirs” in prison before being executed, is a rare exception. Anyone curious about the actions and motivations of those who willingly participated in the Nazi...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 91–116.
Published: 01 August 2019
... that Entebbe was among those “situations that evoked the Holocaust” in the years after the Yom Kippur War, and that the separation of the Israeli passengers “inevitably recalled the ‘selection’ at Auschwitz.” 14 In the following I analyze the resonating Holocaust memories during and after the hostage...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 45–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
... commandant of Auschwitz, Franz Lang (Götz George). Ursula von Keitz 57 Franz Lang was the alias used by the real-life commandant, Rudolf Höss, when he tried to escape at the war’s end disguised as a naval petty offi cer. Another important source was Höss’s...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., Totentanz [Dance of the Dead The visual language deployed emphasized existential human suffer- ing, universal lament, and melancholy in derivative expressionist forms. Adorno’s notorious and often-misunderstood statement about the bar- barity of poetry after Auschwitz seemed even more pertinent...