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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 37–58.
Published: 01 February 2016
... poems like “Erst wenn” and “Ostafrika,” this essay contextualizes Benn's colonial turn in the primitivist/modernist poetics of his earlier Rönne novellas and his brief turn to a fascist aesthetic in essays of the early 1930s. His primitivist poetic fantasy of the “Southern Word” becomes an imaginary...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 113–134.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., Spielzeugland disrupts viewers' identification with the tragic fate of the individual who is mistakenly identified as Jewish. The film not only contributes to a fantasy about the positive role that Germans might have played in resistance to the oppression of their Jewish neighbors but also critiques reductive...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... “anticolonial” hero Aghion. Through Hesse's self-fictionalization as Aghion, he casts a critical light on his own anticolonial exoticism: Aghion, like the young Hesse, hates colonialism because it creates a frighteningly “uncanny” ( unheimlich ) mixture of India and Europe, and so ruins Aghion's fantasies of...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 181–209.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Anderen: Antisemitismus und antimuslimischer Rassismus in Deutschland heute .” In Gespräche über Rassismus: Perspektiven und Widerstände , edited by Çetin Zülfukar and Taş Savaş , 123 – 37 . Berlin : Yilmaz-Günay, Koray , 2015 . Zantop Susanne . Colonial Fantasies: Conquest...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 145–168.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jens Hacke The work of the political economist Moritz Julius Bonn (1873–1965), one of the prolific intellectuals of his time, but today undeservingly forgotten, covers the main issues of political liberalism from the Kaiserreich to the Bundesrepublik. An early critic of imperialism and colonial...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Main : Campus . Ford Caroline . 2012 . “Imperial Preservation and Landscape Reclamation: National Parks and Nature Reserves in French Colonial Africa.” In Civilizing Nature: National Parks in Global Historical Perspective , edited by Gissibl Bernhard Höhler Sabine Kupper...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 111–124.
Published: 01 August 2014
... colonialism, it was inextricably linked to the confrontation with otherness and difference. Hansen’s focus is on Griffith, not only because he wholeheartedly embraced the idea of film as a universal language, but because he inscribed it in his filmmaking practice in two ways: first, through his...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 1–32.
Published: 01 August 2018
... homeless beggar who offers her body to men in order to scrape together the money she needs for survival? Rönne’s fantasy, in other words, highlights the violence that sustains both colonial and sexual relations. Moreover, the associative movement of the text runs in a direction diametrically opposed to the...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 179–197.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Testimonies and the Geography of Suffering: Perils and Fantasies of Belonging after Katrina,” Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies 24, no. 1 (2010): 47–64. 10. Ibid., 53. 11. Ibid., 51. 12. Ibid., 55. Ido Ramati  185 Negative...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... curious search for a lost, harmoni- ous serenity out of the city seems to guide Meyer’s actions, Lubitsch portrays the “authentic” Heimat as a mere fantasy of urban culture. The fascination of the careless protagonist with the Heimat is apparently not based on any famil- iarity with the actual...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 201–227.
Published: 01 August 2017
... colonial uprising. By showcasing sexual fantasies made possible by the colonial state of exception, Wilde and Strauss committed the intellectual violence of orientalism. The racial hierarchy and othering that facilitates perverse sexual narratives thus also opens up a space for military...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 147–185.
Published: 01 February 2010
... physical and psychological handicaps become incorporated into her erotic fantasy: Monologue seven: His feelings for me are pure, they show on his face, he thinks: I wouldn’t even touch this stupid disgusting toad if she were the only woman in the whole world, he thinks: this stupid...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 75–98.
Published: 01 February 2010
... because the former cannot stop territo- rializing the larger dynamic of their romantic relationship onto the clichés of his frequent sexual role-playing fantasies. Silvester Countdown, which Roehler calls fairly autobiographical,23 depicts a couple’s failure to sustain a togetherness beyond the...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 171–189.
Published: 01 August 2008
... William Niederland, The Schreber Case: Psychoanalytic Profi le of a Paranoid Personality (Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic, 1984), 85–91. Hereafter cited as SC. Tasmania, Niederland observes, was a British penal colony; the opulent and bloody history of Flor- ence, the capital of Tuscany, signifi ed sin and...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2006
... together [a given communityʼs] members always implies a shared relationship toward a Thing, toward Enjoyment incarnated.”39 National antagonisms are fanned when one group feels that its way of life will be stripped away by another group. Within all nationalist discourses lies an implied fantasy of...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
... voice-over introduces viewers to the future world: What today sounds like a fairy tale Can be reality tomorrow. Here is a fairy tale from the day after tomorrow: There are no nation-states anymore. There are only humanity and her colonies in space...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 207–230.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of Andrew Webber’s “chronotopical” exploration of Berlin in which he identifies stone as the dominant topos of the National Socialist era and the regime’s “topographical fantasy” to see the city “set in stone.”10 For Webber, the city is a site of paradox where counterspaces con- stantly...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 101–133.
Published: 01 August 2006
... choice of men in Zu neuen Ufern lands her in a real prison: after falling in love with a swindler-turned-army offi cer (Willy Birgel), her character, a famous English performer, is convicted of fraud and deported to a womenʼs penitentiary in the Australian colony. In both fi lms truer men...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 125–152.
Published: 01 August 2010
... traced here—a reading of myths of labor and of myth as labor—converge in Müller’s 1972 staging of Fyodor Vasilievich Gladkov’s paean to labor, the 1925 production novel Cement. Returning in 1920 from the civil war to Pleasant Colony, his hometown on the Black Sea, the Bolshe- vik Gleb Chumalov...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... sacrifice, and its heroic images of German life invariably conjure up the violently caricatured counterimages of inferior races destined for slavery or liquidation. The shadow of destruction is constitutive of the Nazi fantasy of the healthy Aryan Volk, as Anselm Kiefer acknowledged in his...