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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 143–167.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., they have become socially irrelevant. In a more redemptive gesture, Worringer then proposes that sensuous criticism of past art will replace art itself, since criticism now channels Germany's creative energy and serves the former social functions of art. This article historically contextualizes this new...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 17–34.
Published: 01 November 2011
...C. Stephen Jaeger Critical theory has made little use of “aura” and virtually none of “charisma.” Drawing on passages from Homer and Marcel Proust, this article broadens the view of aura that has developed among Walter Benjamin and his commentators and adds to the view of Max Weber and his...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 27–48.
Published: 01 February 2012
... life but also in cultural and literary discourses, critical engagement with recent studies of spatiality is potentially highly productive. Yet studies of Heimat rarely consider these new discourses on space, while studies on literary representations of space seldom include approaches to Heimat...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 85–110.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the function and itinerary of “serious” criticism. This lacuna includes the position and role of Filmkritik . The leading German cinephile magazine was founded to create a “legitimate” postwar German film criticism against prevailing “impressionism,” but within a decade it had transformed from an organ...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 20–28.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Eric Rentschler These short statements were presented in the roundtable discussion held at the September 2012 Columbia University conference dedicated to Miriam Hansen, “Cinema and the Legacies of Critical Theory.” The discussion was moderated by Eric Rentschler; the panelists included Heide...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 29–34.
Published: 01 August 2014
... its position within contemporary film and visual studies. © 2014 by Gertrud Koch 2014 Redemptive Criticism: A Conversation with Gertrud Koch Gertrud Koch and Simon Rothöhler Simon Rothöhler: Miriam Hansen’s Cinema and Experience: Siegfried Kra- cauer, Walter...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 67–82.
Published: 01 August 2014
... criteria, largely oriented around the idea of play (with the medium, with other films, with history, etc.), from actual instances of translation. Though Hansen herself does not make this act of criticism explicit, recognizing its presence in fact grounds vernacular modernism more emphatically, and more...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 75–103.
Published: 01 August 2017
... on the economic and psychoanalytic aspects and concludes that Critical Theory remained too close to traditional Marxism to generate more profound insights into the nature of fascism, especially with regard to its political features. © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc. 2017 Frankfurt School Marxism...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 225–240.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Robert Zwarg Critical theory has had an extraordinarily productive reception in the United States, most notably in journals like Telos and New German Critique . The article, based on a larger study, sketches the American reception of the Frankfurt School as (1) an attempt to come to grips...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and more readily apparent effects of the internet and its associated technologies. In this article we offer avenues for expanding these insights. First, we believe that Simanowski’s three concepts all reflect an authenticity-based value system. The notions of an instant and episodic self critically...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 171–195.
Published: 01 August 2019
... conception of history and simplistic binaries of good versus evil. Their works stage perpetrator documents in their entirety, without commentary. In this way they participate in the turn away from the “hermeneutics of suspicion” toward an affirmative critical practice. Without an interpretive “safety net...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 25–56.
Published: 01 February 2020
...” replaces reality after the end of the “critical age.” Copyright © 2020 by New German Critique, Inc. 2020 Alexander Kluge literary form question commentary context Commentaries on the work of Karl Marx have a long history. Political and academic exegeses, avant-garde attempts, and self...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 81–106.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of Social Research he accentuated the unequal power recourses of conflicting social groups and different institutional mechanisms to deal with these conflicts politically. This approach made his work interesting for authors of a later generation of Critical Theory like Jürgen Habermas and Claus Offe. Max...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 107–138.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Mathijs Peters Abstract This article focuses on the role that the notion of temporality can and should play in the tradition of Critical Theory. Following an overview of the critical analyses of time found in the works of Marx, Lukács, Weber, Adorno, Fromm, and Marcuse, the article analyzes Hartmut...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 33–44.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Eric Rentschler Abstract The often bemoaned crisis of West German cinema in the 1980s coincided with a dramatic changing of the nation’s film critical guard. The symptomatic impetus that had figured so strongly during the postwar era gave way to the so-called new subjectivism of young critics like...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Fatima Naqvi Abstract Film criticism helped constitute what is now called New Austrian Cinema. This article looks at “short form” criticism in edited volumes and emerging journals that worked to establish this cinema’s coherence and prestige. The virtuous cycle inaugurated in the 1990s—when critics...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2020
...–1975 , edited by Pantenburg Volker . Vol. 3 . Berlin : Harun Farocki Institut / Neuer Berliner Kunstverein , 2018 . Frey Mattias . The Permanent Crisis of Film Criticism: The Anxiety of Authority . Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press , 2015 . Frey Mattias...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 45–57.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Mattias Frey Abstract A prominent strain of discourse sees digital-age German film criticism in a terminal trajectory of commercialization and dumbing down. This article demonstrates that this rhetoric is not unique: neither to German-speaking countries nor to the digital age. Complaints about...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 59–71.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Claudia Lenssen Abstract As traditional media in Germany have lost their relevance in the digital age, so has the perpetually embattled authority of film criticism diminished. The article addresses current debates about the state of criticism while critics are confronting the collapse of the media...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 73–91.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the early 1920s, to American slapstick. Copyright © 2020 by New German Critique, Inc. 2020 Siegfried Kracauer film criticism Weimar cinema slapstick film theory When the Schumann-Großkino opened in 1923 as Germany’s largest cinema, among the spectators was a young man eager to make his...