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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 197–228.
Published: 01 February 2019
... youth and physicality and of visual beauty in the natural and manmade world. Significantly, the magazine’s eclectic visual culture—which also embraced images of male gymnastics and of children—inflected the ideological conflicts that centered on the unclothed body in this period. The article describes...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 149–181.
Published: 01 February 2009
... house without a foundation. All the power of a Volk, mentally, intellectually, politically and culturally, rests, like the roots of a tree, in the bodies [Leiber] of its members. The völkisch state places the Volksleib at the very heart and center of its Volk festivals and calls...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 147–185.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Katrin Sieg This article examines how the original production of Feridun Zaimoğlu and Günter Senkel's play Black Virgins ( Schwarze Jungfrauen , 2006) contests stereotypes about Islamist women. Its main target is the self-representations authored by a group of female cultural brokers in Europe...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 7–20.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., it is no longer simply the medium but, centrally, the actor’s gestural body that renders visible a lost potential for human expressivity and intersubjective affect. 22 This theory of embodied gesture is, as is well known, further connected to Balázs’s understanding of a common culture restored...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2019
... has to fail in her attempt to distance herself from her own nature through an act of culture. In the context of this history, in which women were “ecstatically celebrated as bodies,” 21 the overcoming of one’s own nature should serve as the fracturing of this identification and, at the same...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 15–47.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Loren Kruger Positive Heroes and Abject Bodies in Heiner Müllerʼs Production Plays Loren Kruger Optimistic embellishment and prettifi cation are the worst enemies not only of beauty but also of...
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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,” with this...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Thomas W. Kniesche Germans to the Final Frontier: Science Fiction, Popular Culture, and the Military in 1960s Germany—the Case of Raumpatrouille Thomas W. Kniesche The First German Science Fiction TV Series...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 1–40.
Published: 01 November 2013
... wider resonance in Weimar culture and a much longer history. This article traces the development of the concept from a type of scientific illustration to a model of sociological inquiry and finally to a mode of montage in print, photography, and film during the 1920s. Focusing in particular on Walter...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 45–57.
Published: 01 November 2020
... slipping benchmarks and declining quality, the fragmentation of the filmgoing public into niche markets, and above all the anxiety about the authority of the critic to definitively speak for and interpret culture to a receptive audience have animated international film criticism since its origins. The...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. spectrality “late style” time modernity postmodernity lateness late capitalism Figuring Lateness in Modern German Culture...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 207–245.
Published: 01 February 2018
... readerships, a role also acknowledged in visual culture. Otto Umbehr’s photomontage Der rasende Reporter (The Racing Reporter, 1926) shows Kisch striding over city and mountain landscape— master of time and space—his majestic body constructed out of both writing and travel aids (–g. 6). Umbehr’s image...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 41–64.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Anjeana K. Hans This article examines Artur Robison's 1923 film Schatten: Eine nächtliche Halluzination ( Warning Shadows ). Read against the backdrop of a cultural moment in which gender roles were rapidly changing, Warning Shadows functions as a response to the anxieties, fears, and desires...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 207–233.
Published: 01 November 2019
... ( Years of Hunger , 1980), female bodies gain a distinctive visibility; they are “more vulnerable, more sensitive.” Strangely, though, Gotto’s account would have us believe that the Oberhausen Manifesto instigated crucial changes in German film culture’s sexual politics, a curious claim given that there...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 39–60.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the United Kingdom, it considers the relationship between academic, commercial, and broader cultural trends. Structural differences in academe and the publishing industry on both sides of the Atlantic are shown to lead to conflicting expectations, while an unequal language barrier seems to work...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 207–230.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., bearing the traces of multiple historical rewritings. Exploring the analytic potential of the palimpsest figure in the cultural history of the German dictatorships, Philpotts sets out to uncover two key moments of cultural-political appropriation: at the time of the Ministry's original design and...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 109–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
... US government to play a larger role in adopting policies and legislation to aid claimants. The Restitution of Nazi-Looted Art and Other Cultural Property: Have We Gone Too Far or Not Far Enough? Lawrence M. Kaye Without doubt, the question of who...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 63–86.
Published: 01 August 2012
... inhabitants of the terrain vague . Moreover, in both works the female body signifies the transience of place. Thus body and bodily practices in the Heimat idyll convert the illusion of place into the unsettling open-endedness of a desolate, feminized land that carries within it the trace of death, past and...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 2012
... surprisingly stable repertoire of cultural concepts and images that, for several centuries now, have governed how we think about disasters and how we act when they strike. The task of cultural disaster research is to study the deep grammar of our common imagination of disaster surfacing in fictional as well as...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 119–132.
Published: 01 August 2012
... conflicts that finally erupt in the revolution of 1989, the article foregrounds three modes of cultural representation that produce three versions of cultural history. The first, symbolic mode epitomizes the protagonists' conventional understanding of culture as an archive of knowledge and learning that...