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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 225–235.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Geoffrey Winthrop-Young The essay compares the back-breeding of the extinct aurochs by the German zoologists Lutz and Heinz Heck with the reconstruction of past Germanic languages and mythologies by Jacob Grimm. It then points to similarities between current rewilding projects and the absorption...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 37–58.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of Romantic poetry that Dutt traces back to Goethe.14 But the poem in fact demonstrates that such a “placeless subjectiv- ity” can be achieved only through a particular relation of Europe to the rest of the world characterized by primitivism at the imaginative level and colonial- ism at the economic...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
....” German Studies Review 36 , no. 2 : 41 – 59 . Cronon William . 1995 . “The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature.” In Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature , edited by Cronon William , 69 – 90 . New York : Norton . Crosby Alfred W...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 59–89.
Published: 01 February 2016
... workday.”9 The cinemagoer receives this promise of individual liberation when the machines in Soviet films appear to return the spectators’ gaze, and even to look back with a smile, as Balázs later suggested: unlike “the face of man-devouring mechanical monsters” shown in Western European...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 35–55.
Published: 01 February 2017
... father. His new friendships were lifelong. After the end of the war, Cornelia, who in Vilnius had encountered and learned to appreciate Eastern European Jewry, did not find her way back into ordinary everyday life. She committed suicide in 1919 and left her art to her brother.9 From that point...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 215–226.
Published: 01 February 2016
... that is lost and gained in every transla- tion, is why we need translation at all, and why the translation of experience into thought, and back again, is so poorly served by most discussions of the limits of translatability. In the closing sentences of Negative Dialectics, Adorno writes about...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 205–215.
Published: 01 November 2023
... existentialism had defined as a “state of exception” ( Ausnahmezustand )—the emancipation of the executive power from the constraints of law, an unchaining that expressed the autonomy of the political—has come back as the realm of the economical: a set of measures imposed by the European Central Bank and the EU...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 221–252.
Published: 01 August 2019
... (of the Event) ), posthumously published in 1989. The book, as the quotation suggests, unfolds the decision facing the German people, the decision between animality and historicity. Heidegger wanted to call the German people back to historicity, back to a relationship with Beyng ( Seyn ) and the last god. 21...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 83–119.
Published: 01 November 2006
... reader and, consequently, the author of a unique set of safety regulations. The insurance of explosives, then, is not merely a metaphorical link between Nietzsche and Kafka. It is not simply the metaphor of insurance that leads back from Kafka to Nietzsche, but rather a specifi c...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 9–24.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... Looking back at my 1934 journal, it seemed quite natural to condemn National Socialism pre- cisely because it had “become completely or almost completely identical with Bolshevism”!5 You can therefore see why I surprised even myself with this newfound faith. How can I explain...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
... In the final version, completed in 1831 and published posthumously the following year, Goethe’s archetypically modern tragic hero metamorphoses into a hydro- logical engineer, who aspires to “ban the lordly sea” (4.10229) and dies dream- ing of the expanded living space for a new breed of human battlers...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 147–185.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., I wish to fl ag here the compli- cated concept of authorship obscured by my citational privileging of Zaimoğlu and Senkel, which I revisit below. As the lights go up, the audience sees fi ve young women in black coats, their backs to the audience. They take off their coats, pull off...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 93–117.
Published: 01 February 2013
... dimension if not itself the edge of his critique, from the essentially critical, utopian impetus of his reflections. At the same time, one must not forget that nostalgia and utopia are complementary concepts and, in a sense, stand back-to-back, as dialectical inversions of each other. Etymo...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 63–86.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... Mary Cosgrove  67 of place and identity is shown to extend back to GDR times and earlier.14 Strad- dling the divide between the universal theme of origins and belonging and the particular case of Germany in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries then, both works subvert the “homeyness...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 August 2013
... a specific property to such masses. Freud clarified: Following this rupture of a natural context, the obvious next step was to regard the phenomena that emerge in such special conditions as manifesta- tions of a special drive not susceptible of being traced back further, the social...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 133–162.
Published: 01 August 2017
... . “Britain's Real Foreign Policy and the Failure of British Academia.” International Relations 18 , no. 2 : 275 – 87 . DPA news agency . 2008 . “Namibia Wants Back Skulls Held at German Universities.” Deutsche Welle , October 21 . www.dw.de/namibia-wants-back-skulls-held-at-german...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 177–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
.... “The splendid mass-cities harbour lamentable poverty and degraded habits, and the attics and mansards, the cellars and back courts are breeding a new type of raw man” ( Decline , 2:432, 102). In Adorno’s estimation, Spengler grasps the link “between atomization and the regressive type of man which revealed...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 149–174.
Published: 01 February 2013
... in this article is whether a fan can make strategic use of the fanat- icism of a fanatic, folding it back against a fanatic so as to extract the maximum quantity and quality of potential from such an excessive and uncompromising comportment, thereby creating his or her very own serious and meaningful...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., Benjamin praised the fragment “A Message from the Emperor” for its similar gesture of resistance to interpretation. All corridors in Kafka’s slender but labyrinthine oeuvre lead back to Kafka, but, Benjamin asks, who was Kafka? “He has done everything in his power to bar the way to an answer...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 171–207.
Published: 01 November 2006
... at the post offi ce, and so the work remained impounded there. See Döblinʼs account in “The First Look Back.” Döblinʼs enthusiasm for Mauthnerʼs writings continued unabated into his adult life. In addition to owning several of Mauthnerʼs novels, Döblin claimed to also have all of Mauthnerʼs major...