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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 175–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
... interpretation from the work of Walter Benjamin to qualify and shape the evaluative comparison of Bertolt Brecht's and Samuel Beckett's dramatic modernism. The article argues that Adorno never develops a proper reading of Hamlet because his treatment of it would have exposed a fundamental contradiction in his...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 73–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Gertrud Koch To revive the question about film as mass medium, this essay turns to analyses of Samuel Beckett's Film by Theodor W. Adorno and Gilles Deleuze. Their readings are compared regarding the problem of self-knowledge—and how this epistemic motif is transferred into the cinematic medium...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 141–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
... refl ection Shea Coulson 143 theory of critical laughter through the writings of Walter Benjamin, Charles Baudelaire, and Henri Bergson; third, examines Samuel Beckett and the impos- sibility of laughter; and fourth, explores...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 35–55.
Published: 01 February 2017
... : Akademie . Portz Hugo . 2015 . Cornelia Gurlitt: The Journey of the Heart . Landau : Knecht . Quadflig Roswitha . 2006 . Beckett Was Here: Hamburg im Tagebuch Samuel Becketts von 1936 . Hamburg : Hoffmann und Campe . Schwarz Birgit . 2004 . Hitlers Museum: Die Fotoalben...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2018
... understanding of its meaning would be attainable by other means, namely, by the philosophical or sociohistorical interpretation of artworks. This is precisely what Adorno rejects in his essay on Samuel Beckett, where he asserts that the “interpretation of Endgame cannot pursue the chimerical aim of expressing...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 23–41.
Published: 01 August 2021
... is truth generating, but the truth it generates is alethic, not propositional. It offers us a fleeting glimpse of the human and natural worlds as they are. The view may be wondrous, but it is not pretty. (In Endgame , when Clov finally succeeds in glimpsing the world outside, Samuel Beckett compresses...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 53–72.
Published: 01 February 2006
... objective than the subject’s own projection of objectivity. The sentient corpse, gazing with its fixed stare into the night and at the reader (but what if the night is the reader?) from the pages of Samuel Beckett’s literary works, is half certain of its intolerable anguish. The pressure of its...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 27–52.
Published: 01 November 2016
... an art that carried the spirit, Adorno said, of “the absurd.” He found an absurdity in the wit of Twain and later in the plays of Samuel Beckett, in which the catastrophe of enlightenment was neither hidden behind nor erased by the easily consumable and digestible products of the popular culture...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 65–92.
Published: 01 February 2013
... for “materialist pedagogy,” Adorno is best known as a proponent of advanced art who defends the radically negative modernisms of Samuel Beckett and Paul Celan, Arnold Schoenberg and Alban Berg, Adolf Loos and Franz Kafka.7 As Robert Kaufman has pointed out, such modernisms represent to Adorno a “key [stage...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 29–41.
Published: 01 February 2013
... correlate of late idealism’s hypertrophy of the subject (K, 112). He finds it in Franz Kafka’s inability to distinguish between the Creator and the Devil (“Portrait,” 235) and in Samuel Beckett’s supposed nihilism, which “gnostically” understands the “world as it has been created as radically evil...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 83–95.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of Modernist Culture on laughter; a discussion of Anita Loos’s titles in silent film; an anthology on architecture; a dissertation on the Irish modernist authors William Butler Yeats, Elizabeth Bowen, Sam- uel Beckett, and Raymond Quenau; and a chapter on African American novel- ists John Edgar...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 65–80.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., Samuel Beckett). Moreover, Lawrence adds that if one goes on to “interpret exile metaphorically, . . . the list continues” (Jean Genet, Mar- cel Proust, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Glenn Gould).27 These figures subsequently became the focus of Said’s posthumously published On Late Style...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 119–135.
Published: 01 February 2006
... variety of Schönberg, Alban Berg, and Samuel Beckett that Adorno so often championed—requires philosophical discourse to bring to the fore as a graspable, cognitive, and propositional structure the Wahrheits­ gehalt, or the speculative truth content that, in the absence of critical commen­ tary...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the River (1947; trans. 1953). By the mid- 1950s a wave of absurdism had swept in from France, moving literature into the realm of abstract parable and allegory in the wake of Eugène Ionesco and Samuel Beckett. Kafka was read as if he were a contemporary author. Both abstraction in painting...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 39–60.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-growing market of politicized students. The first installment of twenty paperbacks in the edition suhrkamp series, launched in 1963 and still running, included Eingriffe by Adorno, Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, and Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein. This commingling...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 159–178.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the value of the absurd in Samuel Beckett, Kafka, and others in various works. The lesson of absurdity would encourage one in this song “to follow the example of the two rabbits when the shot comes, fall down giddily, half-dead with fright, collect one’s wits and then, if one still has breath, show...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 139–167.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Criticism 37 , no. 6 ( 2011 ): 669 – 89 . Macdonald Iain , and Ziarek Krzysztof . Adorno and Heidegger: Philosophical Questions . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2008 . Mapp Nigel . “ No Nature, No Nothing: Adorno, Beckett, Disenchantment .” In Adorno...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 147–175.
Published: 01 August 2021
... contradictions necessary to trigger a critical thought process. Films, as the outcome of mechanical reproduction, cannot express the contradictions that permeate society and therefore cannot achieve the mediation that Arnold Schoenberg’s Erwartung (or Samuel Beckett’s Endgame , Pablo Picasso’s Guernica...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2015
... defended as autistic insight into the occluded fate of moderns in the administered world; contra Lukács, the solipsism of Kafka and Beckett was in fact our “simulacral” reality. To most observers, Adorno’s dialectical inversion of Lukács’s demand for poetic objectivity took the cake, but both...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 1–39.
Published: 01 February 2021
... a school bookishness carrying a learning, a canon for the tradition, but a canon doubled up to become a canon increasingly of the forbidden (and forgotten ) behind the canon of the permitted ( GS , 14:161). Further appeals to paradigmata draw us into his Freudian analyses of tabu, of Beckett’s...