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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 65–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Mihaela Petrescu Although Billy Wilder's films have ensured him a place in the pantheon of world cinema, his 1927 series “Herr Ober, bitte einen Tänzer! Aus dem Leben eines Eintänzers” (“Waiter, a Dancer, Please! From the Life of an Eintänzer ”), which depicts his employment as paid male dance...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 197–228.
Published: 01 February 2019
....” 4 The present article broadens the scope of Counsell’s hypothesis to include the full range of UHU’ s dance and body-culture images: my assumption is that, in a contemporary visual culture built on the symbolic use of repetition and regularity, all figure groupings would have inflected...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Verhältnisse zerbrechen, 29. 23. Volker Braun, Auf die schönen Possen (Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 2005). Hereafter cited as SP. 110  Specters of the German Democratic Republic the center of the collection, though, is a cycle of poems, “Totentänze” (“Dances of Death”) (SP, 33–39). I have...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 101–133.
Published: 01 August 2006
... critical examination is the fact that some of these stars appear almost exclusively in fi lms directed by their husbands or partners. It is diffi cult to observe the often sadis- tic visual treatment of Söderbaumʼs body in Harlanʼs fi lms, for example, or the relentless propulsion of Marika Rökkʼs dances...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 99–118.
Published: 01 February 2010
... between Kracauer’s treatment of dance in his 1925 essay “Travel and Dance” and his prominent analysis of the kick lines of the Tiller Girls in The Mass Ornament (1927) is a case in point. In the earlier essay Kracauer addresses travel and dance as profane surrogates for religious truths. Since...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 11–34.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and conventions and uses them as the basis for what she terms a “dance with the western.” 14 The divergence between their approaches both reaffirms the fungibility of the western and confirms its translatability within specific situations and distinct settings in the contemporary world. Ford’s revered...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 167–196.
Published: 01 February 2019
...” the historical present), before the various phenomena of modernity can coalesce into something meaningful. It is the encompassing ornamentality that will free all the ornaments, the dance and the text, from the irrational isolation of the end-in-itself. But even into the 1930s the two thinkers retain a mutual...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 169–197.
Published: 01 February 2012
... and the primitive what it has presumably lost at home? Another double-page spread raises similar questions by exploring the themes of movement, dance, and sports (fig. 5) Album( , 18–19). It features a sequence of eight photos that starts at the top left-hand corner with an image of the popular dancer...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
... published in my book Dancing with Disaster: Environmen- tal Histories, Narratives, and Ethics for Perilous Times. Copyright 2015 by the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. Reprinted by permission of the University of Virginia Press. 1. Blackbourn, Conquest of Nature, 124. 2. Other...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2020
... to ‘dance.’ . . . Rhythmic clonic contraction is an example of a part of the body taking its own independent integration.” 58 In his 1975 reinterpretation Bateson commented on the same phenomenon, replacing the cultural specificity of the Balinese case with the universalizing terms of cybernetics...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 81–103.
Published: 01 February 2020
... body. Simon Reynolds describes techno as “impressively posthuman,” a kind of “depersonalized functionalism,” the indebtedness of which to the Bauhaus he readily acknowledges. Unlike rock, techno was not built around lyrics; it was all about the “affective charge” of dance music. Thus “the audience...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): np.
Published: 01 February 2011
... 2011 Contributors david bathrick is professor emeritus of German studies and of theater, film, and dance at Cornell University. elke heckner is scholar-in-residence in the Office for History of Science and Technology at the University of California, Berkeley. eric kligerman...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 1–40.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Berater: Ein Querschnitt auf dem Gebiet des Laienspiels, des Volkstanzes und der Jugendmusik (The Consultant: A Cross Section in the Field of Amateur Theater, Folk Dance, and Youth Music, ed. Frieda Cleve, 1929), Die Welt auf der Waage: Ein Querschnitt durch zwanzig Jahre Weltreise (The World...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 49–75.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of the different media involved therein. Greek drama emerged from the harmonious union of poetry ( Dichtkunst ), music ( Tonkunst ), and dance ( Tanzkunst ). In Greek theater, the fusion of arts was one of fully fulfilled media, the poetry was a genuine creation of the Volk , the music originated from...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 73–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... be of value to an argument about value judgment: “Someone once spoke of good bad books and bad good books. The difference here is quite apt. Good bad music: that’s Tea for Two, the trio from ‘Sunfl ower’ from the time of infl ation; later The Dancing Tambourine, maybe even The Three Musketeers. Bad good...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 2012
... produces “a dance of quotations” in analogy to the medieval dance of death that points to “a spectral politics of memory” and rejects the tyranny of the present. Poets like Braun therefore provide a much- needed antidote to the fetishization of authenticity that has governed so much post-Wende...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... bienveillantes consists of seven unnumbered chapters of varying lengths, whose titles correspond to the movements of a baroque dance suite: “Toccata,” 10. For a typical negative judgment of this sort, see Jean Clair, “Une apocalypse kitsch,” Com- mentaire, February 2007, 1106–7. Clair, like several...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 12–14.
Published: 01 August 2014
... into something else twenty years later. Digital New German Critique 122, Vol. 41, No. 2, Summer 2014 DOI 10.1215/0094033X-2680882  © 2014 by New German Critique, Inc. Dossier on Cinema and Experience  13 culture pervades Cinema and Experience. That her book elegantly dances...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 73–91.
Published: 01 November 2020
... eat real food; for him, a boot will suffice, his own boot, and he has not even noticed that he will miss it afterward, for he does not look after himself who does not exist. At one point, he dances with the girl; she, too, feels like dancing. His prowess as a dancer is realized only when he lets his...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): iii–xiv.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Studies and the Department of Theatre, Film and Dance, where he was Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Theatre, Film and Dance. He chaired both departments at various times. Under his leadership the theater program grew significantly and reached a professional level. Always a thespian, on stage or off, he...