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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 129–157.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Heidegger. By relating Malick's Hollywood career to his early philosophical studies, this essay suggests that philosophical reception transcends the academic library and the seminar room, filtering into wider cultural spheres and shedding light on an important and undeniable aspect of contemporary...
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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)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Cultural Policy Olaf Peters The term degenerate art conjures National Socialist cultural barbarism and the destruction of modern art in Germany between the wars,1 and it is thus related to “looted art,” with its common...
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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 (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 189–202.
Published: 01 August 2014
... twenty-first century by allowing us to frame in new ways research objects and research questions in the age of proliferating media platforms and proliferating archives—in the age of the network and the database. © 2014 by New German Critique, Inc. 2014 Intellectual Promiscuity: Cultural History...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 149–174.
Published: 01 February 2013
...James Hellings Should one laugh at, cry over, or be inspired by Theodor W. Adorno's engagements with popular culture? It would perhaps be a risky, ridiculous, and disingenuous enterprise to position Adorno as either an enthusiast or a fan. Rather, being an “uncompromisingly critical thinker...
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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 (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 (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 207–245.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Camilla Smith This article focuses on visual culture and the guidebook series Was nicht im “Baedeker” steht , published by Piper Verlag in Weimar Germany. The Berlin guide, written by Eugen Szatmari in 1927, shared attitudes toward tourism championed by the journal Der Querschnitt . Szatmari’s...
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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 (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 (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 (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 69–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Stephen Brockmann This article examines continuities between East German literary and filmic cultures in the late 1940s and 1950s and the Weimar Republic. The postwar account of Weimar history and the collapse of German democracy featured a heroic Communist Party and the concept of a genetic...
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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...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 27–48.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Friederike Eigler The German concept of Heimat carries a rich set of cultural and ideological connotations that combine notions of belonging and identity with affective attachment to a specific place or region. At a time when regional realms have regained significance not only in sociopolitical...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Helena M. Tomko In October 1931 Walter Benjamin published a “shattering review” of Virgil, Father of the West , by Theodor Haecker, a Catholic cultural critic. Though most critical interest in this review has seen it as a footnote to Benjamin’s intellectual development, the present article argues...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 171–189.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Erik Butler This essay shows how Daniel Paul Schreber's Memoirs of My Nervous Illness mobilizes discourses of broad cultural currency to achieve a practical objective: the author's release from psychiatric custody. In contrast with the two major currents that dominate Schreber scholarship...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 73–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... ascribe to film as film negative qualities, possibly diminishing his reflective capacities. The dispute about the difference between mass art and high art is taken back to the emergence of the notion of culture industry as replacement for mass art in the frame of social theory. Comparing the different...
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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...