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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 91–118.
Published: 01 February 2016
... . London : Continuum . Klüver Max . 2007 . Die Adolf-Hitler-Schulen . Enl. ed. Beltheim-Schnellbach : Bublies . Krebs Christopher B. 2011 . A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's “Germania” from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich . New York : Norton . Kühlmann Wilhelm...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 97–126.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Anson Rabinbach New German Critique, Inc. 2008 Staging Antifascism: The Brown Book of the Reichstag Fire and Hitler Terror Anson Rabinbach The Brown Book of the Reichstag Fire and Hitler Terror, published in Paris in August 1933, was more...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 141–178.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in dialogue with methodological approaches focusing on material texts and processes, such as history of the book, critical bibliography, and genetic criticism, which often feel compartmentalized into subfields. In the broader scope of literary scholarship, much current materialist-oriented writing addresses...
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Published: 01 February 2024
Figure 2. László Moholy-Nagy, Painting Photography Film (1925). Book covers based on photograms. More
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 75–86.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Konstantin Akinsha During World War II the Soviet Union did not join the Allied restitution effort. Instead, more than two and a half million objects (not counting millions of books) were transported to the Soviet Union from its zone of occupation in Germany and from other European countries...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 35–60.
Published: 01 February 2009
... that is the very subject of the book. The focus on criminal guilt is not enough, because the Nazi genocide distorted legal and moral standards by which one could judge crimes in the past. The unprecedented nature of the atrocities under discussion requires philosophical reflection. This article attempts to explain...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 25–45.
Published: 01 August 2012
...J. J. Long Both photography and the built environment play a significant role in transmitting cultural memory. This article explores how architectural photography might be seen in terms of constructions of cultural identity through Florian Profitlich's book Berlin-Bilder ( Berlin Pictures , 1999...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 47–59.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sander L. Gilman The publication (and continued prominence) of Thilo Sarrazin's book Deutschland schafft sich ab ( Germany Does Away with Itself , 2010) illustrates how debates taking place in the American context affect other arguments about race in places such as Germany. The question of race...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 99–118.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Christian Sieg This article traces Siegfried Kracauer's ethnologically inflected observations of ordinary practices and argues that his lifelong attention to the quotidian, from his newspaper articles of the 1920s to his last book, History: The Last Things before the Last , throws into relief...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Thomas Lekan This article explores the doomsday vision of humans and other animals found in the nonfiction books, documentary films, and autobiography of former Frankfurt Zoological Garden director and television star Bernhard Grzimek. Focusing on his career transition in the 1940s and 1950s from...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 125–142.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Jonathan Petropoulos Recent books and film treatments of the Allies' restitution efforts have tended toward the triumphalist. The recovery, safeguarding, and return of looted works has become a story of good overcoming evil. This article seeks to complicate that narrative. The Monuments officers...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Goncourt. The author, an American, wrote the book in French. Many critics praised the novel, comparing it to War and Peace and other masterpieces, while others were quite hostile. In this essay I argue that Les bienveillantes accomplishes a rare, indeed a totally original, feat: representing a Nazi...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 21–34.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Klaus Theweleit This article addresses criticisms of Jonathan Littell's 2006 novel about the Holocaust, Les bienveillantes . Littell's German critics largely panned the book for its lack of literary merit or as a failed contribution to historical scholarship on the genocide of European Jewry...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 57–69.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky In his book The Time That Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans , Giorgio Agamben states that the famous hunchbacked dwarf from Walter Benjamin's first thesis on the philosophy of history was none other than Paul. Unlike Agamben, Benjamin was a reader...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 39–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Anna M. Parkinson This article analyzes a paradigm shift in the late 1980s within West German discourses on coming to terms with Germany's Nazi past. Exploring the role of citation and ekphrasis in Anne Duden's book The Judas Sheep , the article argues that the relationship between postwar...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 35–50.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Friedrich Balke At the end of book 1 of Ab urbe condita , Livy presents a paradigmatic case of an individual's rise to power and his ability to focus a community's actions and goals around himself. Analyzing the media and semiotic processes employed in this process, charisma can be described...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 3–26.
Published: 01 February 2012
... a book with profound linguistic concerns. A speaker of five languages—English, French, Welsh, Czech, German—the protagonist has the facility of the ideal twentieth-century cosmopolitan. At the same time, however, he is utterly immobilized by recurring episodes of radical aphasia. Dubow and Steadman-Jones...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 137–170.
Published: 01 November 2013
... stages an essayistic subjectivity that is inconsistent, petty, and self-defeating. For Syberberg, this project is a matter both of content and of form: his films and books are highly essayistic, but they are unusual essays. Syberberg constructs a unique tradition of essayism for himself that depends...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Albrecht Koschorke Adolf Hitler, with his manifesto Mein Kampf , was among the first of several twentieth-century dictators who founded their regimes on their books' cult followings. For uninitiated readers, Hitler introduces his “transformation into an anti-Semite” as a crisis of conversion, one...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 29–34.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Gertrud Koch; Simon Rothöhler In an interview with the editor of Cargo (Berlin), Gertrud Koch reflects on the objectives and accomplishments of Miriam Hansen's book Cinema and Experience . She assesses the volume's place within scholarship on the Frankfurt School and the media as well as considers...