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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 (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 (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... collection, though, is a cycle of poems, “Totentänze” (“Dances of Death”) (SP, 33–39). I have argued elsewhere that this collection as a whole documents Braun’s continued attempts to mobilize a utopian resistance to the bankrupt luxury of capitalism.24 But here I would like to concentrate...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 197–228.
Published: 01 February 2019
... speculative, each image functioning as an implicit argument for one or other model of human communality.” 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...
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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 (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 101–133.
Published: 01 August 2006
... treatment of Söderbaumʼs body in Harlanʼs fi lms, for example, or the relentless propulsion of Marika Rökkʼs dances under Jacobyʼs direction without wondering what personal sexual dynam- ics are also at work in the construction of these works. For some insight into the former relationship see Frank...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 12–14.
Published: 01 August 2014
... 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 (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 167–196.
Published: 01 February 2019
... openly advances a dialectic of modern subjectivity that combines a lapsarian melancholy with a messianist refusal to foreclose completely on transformative revelation. In “Travel and Dance,” written in 1925, he articulates the former pole clearly: the ascendancy of capitalist Ratio has made the “real...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 81–103.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., Adorno insisted on thinking of jazz as a dance music, which is a key aspect of techno.) Further exploration of this issue would provide another opportunity to reflect on the relationship between early and late twentieth-century modernity. (I am grateful to Jeremy Braddock for suggesting the potential...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2020
... “After a few minutes, trembling or changes in tension of the string set up clonic contractions [emphasis added] in the arms of the two men, and the dolls begin to ‘dance.’ . . . Rhythmic clonic contraction is an example of a part of the body taking its own independent integration.” 58 In his 1975...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 169–197.
Published: 01 February 2012
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
... previously 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...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 11–34.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 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 status among generations of film...
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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 in the...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 2012
....” In Tumulus Braun recalls a wide range of literary sources, from Shakespeare to Karl Marx, that remain deliberately disjointed and dissonant. By employing a literal way of recalling, Braun produces “a dance of quotations” in analogy to the medieval dance of death that points to “a spectral...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 73–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
...’ from the time of infl ation; later The Dancing Tambourine, maybe even The Three Musketeers. Bad good music need not be named here. It is kitsch, too: unperformed, illusive, it lives from false feelings.”5 Individual judgments can- not lead to any general judgment of the genre. In Adorno, however...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Littell’s novel. The Perpetrator as Reliable Historical Witness Les 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...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): iii–xiv.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the twenty years he taught at Cornell in the Department of German 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...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 207–245.
Published: 01 February 2018
... its time is up and that a new generation, above all else, loves to dance, do sport, travel, and do business in an ingenious manner).21 Travel liter- ature and tourist guidebooks were important topics therefore, as they addressed a type of modern readership, but one that also recognized long...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 37–58.
Published: 01 February 2016
... the figure to step out of her structural function, abandon the “column obsession” that constrains her, and liberate the desire to dance long imprisoned in her bent knee. Yet for all the ways the poem’s form and content strive toward form-dissolving Dionysian destruction, its conclusion...