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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2019
... destined to have tragic lives of misery and self-inflicted death. This article argues that the suicide stereotype played a significant role in the formation of modern gay discourses and that its influence remains strong even today. 8. In 2013 Marita Keilson-Lauritz published a short analysis of the...
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Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 3. This image of death appears before the cycle of poems “From Death’s Harp,” which describes, in part, a gay double suicide. Source: Der Eigene 1, nos. 6–7 (1899): 201. Figure 3. This image of death appears before the cycle of poems “From Death’s Harp,” which describes, in part, a gay More
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 1–23.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Lydia Moland In an early, unpublished essay on Friedrich Schiller's trilogy Wallenstein , G. W. F. Hegel criticizes the play's denouement as “horrific” and “appalling” and for depicting the triumph of death over life. To understand why Hegel's response was so negative, Lydia Moland analyzes...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 33–66.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Kaia L. Magnusen Abstract During the Weimar Republic the categories of “good,” traditional women and “deviant,” modern women became imprecise as widows’ veils and garb were often adopted by prostitutes to deter arrest. Widows were linked with death and Germany’s postwar shame and were often...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Bo Earle In Negative Dialectics Theodor W. Adorno attempts to work through the death of aura. Drawing on G. W. F. Hegel's account of the “beautiful soul” from the Phenomenology of Spirit and Robert Pippin's account of “modern melancholia” in Friedrich Nietzsche, I interpret these attempts in terms...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 31–47.
Published: 01 August 2010
...David Bathrick The Hollywood director Billy Wilder was involved in three postwar films about Germany: a twenty-two-minute documentary about the concentration camps titled Death Mills (1945) that he edited; the other two, which he directed and coscripted, were the feature films A Foreign Affair...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 25–50.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen In 1881 Friedrich Nietzsche received his first piece of fan mail from the United States. Though only a handful of letters came to him during his lifetime, many more would follow after his death in 1900. During the early twentieth century, Nietzsche admirers from all over...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 51–88.
Published: 01 August 2011
... social sciences. Despite the vast literature that scholars have devoted to Weber's concept of charisma, no concerted effort has been made to understand its transatlantic history in the decades after his death. A growing body of recent scholarly work has extended the modern history of concepts into an...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 35–50.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the individual's personal qualities. Brutus eventually acts as the political scenographer of the entire situation, rearranging the objects, personae, events, and signs involved in that situation so as to form a clear and powerful political message emanating from Lucretia's death. Thus Brutus...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 63–86.
Published: 01 August 2012
... inhabitants of the terrain vague . Moreover, in both works the female body signifies the transience of place. Thus body and bodily practices in the Heimat idyll convert the illusion of place into the unsettling open-endedness of a desolate, feminized land that carries within it the trace of death, past and...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... dominant concern with mortality, death, revenants, and specters in his recent work, especially Tumulus (1999) and Auf die schönen Possen ( Here's to the Good Times , 2005). This concern is read against broader international interests in lateness, old age, specters, and “hauntology,” gesturing especially...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 61–79.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and unpublished sources, Grossmann seeks to remap the landscape of death and survival, relief and rescue, and to ask how this “Asiatic” experience shaped Jewish understandings of wartime persecution as well as definitions (and self-definitions) of “survivors.” © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the first announcement of the death of God. Girard, disputing Vattimo's interpretive strategies, identifies the crucifixion as a world-historical exposure of the sacrificial origins of human society: the Christian scapegoat undoes the myths that found society's unity on a hidden act of violence and...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 55–92.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Bruce Rosenstock Shortly before his death, Jacob Taubes described his intellectual engagement with Carl Schmitt, beginning in the early 1950s, as one of “liebender Streit” (loving strife). This article explicates Taubes's “loving strife” with Schmitt through the lens of what Taubes called the...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2015
... to eliminate or at least deny human finitude Heidegger seeks to overcome by advancing a political agenda of embracing struggle, death, and openness. Nazism from this perspective has a potential greatness that Heidegger seeks to realize in the properly Heideggerian state, the true philosophical state...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 113–134.
Published: 01 November 2014
... violent dissolution. Second, it juxtaposes Spielzeugland with the British film The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), which stages a situation in which the “wrong” person, that is, a non-Jew, is sent to death in the gas chamber. By evoking and then rewriting the narrative of the “wrong” victim...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 167–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... essays published in three volumes in the years immediately before and after his death in 2006 make apparent how these different interests are laced together in his theory of possible histories, his Historik . © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc. 2017 Reinhart Koselleck conceptual history time...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 141–178.
Published: 01 November 2020
... “death” and more recent transdisciplinary retheorizations of agency. The article finally looks to reflections on materiality in another field, art history, to clarify the reasons that integrating materiality into interpretative criticism remains so difficult, so that the field might begin to move beyond...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
... reunifi cation.”19 The new production of his Bau (construction), which Müller had been planning shortly before his death but which never came about, was a similar case: it was conceived as a piece of history work, revisiting “Stories from Pro- duction,” that Müller had worked up in his early...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Myles F. Burnyeat in the New York Review of Books, of Strauss’s last book, Studies in Platonic Political Philosophy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983), published after his death. The critique was broadened in Shadia Drury, The Political Ideas of Leo Strauss (New York: Palgrave Macmillan...