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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 49–78.
Published: 01 February 2018
... surroundings; he is collecting while Russians are collectivizing. Through the lens of his toys, this article examines the conflicted practice of collecting, locating a tension between Benjamin’s theory of historical materialism and his appreciation for objects as artistic, auratic, and transformative. Drawing...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 65–91.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., and by introducing the two notions of the foldout and political emergence , the essay investigates how the visual artworks in Weiss’s narrative reconfigure understandings of temporality, collectivity, and realism. A central question concerns the novel’s way of transforming representations of objective oppression...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 61–79.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Atina Grossmann In this article Grossmann addresses a transnational Holocaust story that has remained marginalized in both historiography and commemoration. The majority of the quarter million Jews who constituted the “saved remnant” ( She'erit Hapleta ) of eastern European Jewry collected...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 1–35.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of individualism that drew on the ideals of personhood and rationality to reformulate the relationship between the individual and the collective. For a brief moment, Benn—the more conservative of the two—appears as a fellow traveler in this project, both in his rejection of the rational self and in his repudiation...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 189–205.
Published: 01 November 2012
... reflection: bringing loss to consciousness. Holt claims that acknowledging past losses not only is the starting point and core of any attempt to change the present but also is the extent to which the activity of collecting can contribute to the goal of political transformation. © 2012 by New German...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of the Fishermen of St. Barbara at the intersection of modernism and workers' movement literature and argues that such literature should be understood as part of a broadly conceived literary modernism. Reorienting modernist aesthetics toward a poetics of collectivity and viewing modernity through a spatial poetics...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 179–197.
Published: 01 November 2014
... result in a working through of the trauma. The third film reflects on the notion of return as a therapeutic trope but leaves it as an unfulfilled option. These films thus serve as case studies to examine broader theoretical issues that relate to processes of return and possibilities of collective...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 97–113.
Published: 01 August 2015
... diverse novels and collections of aphorisms, Walser elaborates what Edward W. Said calls in On Late Style (2006) an aesthetic of “intransigence, difficulty and unresolved contradiction,” which subordinates history, contemporary realities, and political correctness to the awkwardly otherworldly...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 145–157.
Published: 01 August 2014
... registers: first, it invokes those inadvertent sites of play in One-Way Street where the child assures us of vast and unsuspected possibility, and second, it dimensionalizes film into cinema and thus into a realm of collective experience. © 2014 by New German Critique, Inc. 2014 The Work of Play...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 35–55.
Published: 01 February 2017
.... During the Weimar Republic, he became a driving force behind a museum reform movement promoting a policy for arts and culture that supported the collection of contemporary art in German museums. After Adolf Hitler's rise to power, Gurlitt had to step down from his museum role. He started a career...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 57–73.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Julia Voss The article discusses the development of restitution politics after the Gurlitt case. First, it summarizes the events that led to Cornelius Gurlitt's will to give his collection to the Kunstmuseum Bern in May 2014. Second, it compares the handling of the Gurlitt case to previous...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 75–86.
Published: 01 February 2017
... occupied by the Red Army. During the 1950s the Khrushchev government restituted collections from East Germany and western Poland. However, millions of artworks and books were kept in secret depositories until the beginning of perestroika. The problem of so-called cultural trophies provoked heated...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2017
... follows a sixteenth-century Persian tapestry on loan to the Princes Czartoryski Museum, Kraków, one of the most treasured objects in the collection, along with Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine , stolen by the Nazis in 1939. The tapestry was eventually returned, only to be stolen again and disappear...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 143–167.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Malika Maskarinec In his 1920 lecture “Künstlerische Zeitfragen” (“Artistic Questions of the Time”), the art historian Wilhelm Worringer declares the end of expressionism and the end of art. The polemical diagnosis claims that because the arts are no longer able to express a collective subjectivity...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 169–203.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Sarah E. James From 1958 until around 1977 the relatively unknown East German artist Hermann Glöckner produced a perplexing body of work: a collection of small neoconstructivist objects made by folding, cutting, and joining discarded wood, consumerist packaging, and deconstructed household objects...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 191–216.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Ori Rotlevy Abstract How is freedom tied to tradition? What is the relation between the individual and the collective experience of tradition? To what extent is the experience of tradition part of a modern experience rather than only of an ancient one? This essay argues that these questions lie...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 103–128.
Published: 01 February 2023
..., the article turns to Benjamin’s early essay “Outline of the Psychophysical Problem” and in particular, its emphasis on the existential categories of nearness and distance in relation to corporeal substance ( Körper ) and collective body ( Leib ). Subsequently, Benjamin’s reflections on various educational...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 71–99.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Jette Gindner Georg Lukács’s essay collection History and Class Consciousness (1923) remains a foundational text of Western Marxism and a vital influence on contemporary German studies, not least by way of the Frankfurt School. Yet Lukács’s positing of the proletariat as the historical agent...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 109–117.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of the same as a bulwark of historical permanence and national stability. To illustrate the continuing relevance of Benjamin’s work, the essay turns to recent discussions of the topic “archives of migration” in the German transnational context. Distinct from official archives comprising collected...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 21–41.
Published: 01 November 2022
.... Via its poetics of looking away, the novel discloses a probing of history, politics, and collective action that contrasts sharply with the narrator’s stated poetics and teleological expectations. The Aesthetics of Resistance prepares its future readings as an open, not-yet-determined pursuit...
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