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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2023
... terms with current debates on decolonizing and diversifying the literary canon, the essay argues that decolonization is a direction, not a destination; it is a method, not a product, and attempts to decolonize a national literary canon must be conducted in connection with the larger public spheres...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 215–229.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Julia Hell This introduction situates the 1966 essays by Peter Weiss and Hans Magnus Enzensberger in the context of decolonization, taking into account Gary Wilder’s and Michael Rothberg’s reframing of the immediate postwar decades. More precisely, the introduction discusses Weiss’s...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 43–63.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Seth Howes This essay explores how Peter Weiss’s anticolonial, anti-imperialist analysis, developed in the 1960s in response to the advent of decolonization and the emergence of neocolonialism, is woven into Die Ästhetik des Widerstands ’ story of political self-education. Two central features...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 37–49.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in the United States as its starting point, the article shows that a defense of the humanities as “above politics” contributes to this delegitimization of marginalized knowledge. Turning to the European context, it suggests that a decolonizing of academe must include a reckoning with the Continent’s colonial...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 217–224.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of hallowed exceptions to critique. At the very least, it is incumbent on us to do away with any pretense that Europe, whose modernity and cultures we investigate, is a closed shop—it has always been entangled in complex and colonial intimacies. The work—let’s call it decolonizing work for now...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 109–117.
Published: 01 November 2023
... die Dekolonisierung des Wissens .” Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 11 , nos. 20–21 ( 2019 ): 96 – 111 . Landry Olivia . A Decolonizing Ear: Documentary Film Disrupts the Archive . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2022 . Lippmann Malve , and Sungu Can...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 193–204.
Published: 01 November 2023
... prominence as a purveyor of critical theories from Frankfurt and beyond. This historical moment coincided with decolonization. While European intellectuals, pained by the catastrophes of the twentieth century, aimed the arrow of critique at their own tradition, the overseas colonies were struggling to free...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
...” after Nazism, the pair’s global environmental imaginary resonated across interna- tional conservation networks amid Western observers’ worries about the pop- ulation bomb and the fate of national parks after decolonization. Given the land use controversies that dominated the political scene...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 155–178.
Published: 01 February 2023
... Fanon, is a Manichaean world of colonized and colonizer. After hearing for so long that they understand nothing but force, the colonized decide to speak that very language. 26 The work is bookended by the claim, echoing but rejecting Christian discourse, that decolonization would lead to the creation...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 81–92.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2009 . Rothberg Michael . Multidirektionale Erinnerung: Holocaustgedenken im Zeitalter der Dekolonialisierung . Translated by Henninger Max . Berlin : Metropol , 2021...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of Decolonization (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009), 18; Aleida Assmann, “On the (In) Compatibility of Guilt and Suffering in German Memory,” German Life and Letters 59 (2006): 196. For important work on new directions in German memory discourse since unification, see this special issue of German...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 189–207.
Published: 01 February 2007
.... In the most interest- ing ways, modernism cut across imperial and postimperial, colonial and decolonizing cultures. It was often the encounter of colonial artists and intel- lectuals with the metropolis’s modernist culture that supported the desire for liberation and independence...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to the ground. Daniel Just uses a picture of a man sitting on a chair, his back to the viewer, on a gray beach on a gray day for Literature, Ethics, and Decolonization in Postwar France: The Politics of Disengagement . And Daniele Fioretti has a lifeless detail from the famous Renaissance painting The Ideal...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 21–44.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., around which mankind in its movement is drawn together” (CW, 89). 45. Rees, “Decolonizing Philosophy?” 46. The quoted passage is from Jaspers, Origin and Goal of History , 262 . 47. Herzog, “Political Itineraries,” 37 . 48. Arendt, “Karl Jaspers: A Laudatio,” 80...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 51–88.
Published: 01 August 2011
... by decolonization. Why did American social scientists find charisma a useful concept to think with? Like totalitarianism, another concept introduced primarily by German émigrés, charisma enabled social scientists to compare the era’s major political movements.8 Analysts used it to underscore the role...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... Mounting Cold War tensions and violent processes of decolonization had made places like Algeria, Kenya, Cuba, and Vietnam into projection screens for anxieties about imperialism, capitalism, and authoritarianism at home. Flechtheim pointed out that the materially well-off workers of the West had turned...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 125–146.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory . New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 . Allison Henry . Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals: A Commentary . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 . Arato Andrew , and Gebhardt Eike...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 5–24.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... The recent issue of the Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft , “X / Kein Lagebericht,” indicates the convergence of research agendas around international concerns for decolonization. 66 In this respect, we should also recognize that there is an entire field of international research addressing digital...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 61–79.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of Decolonization (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009). ...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2010
... (or at least pretend to do so) from the individuals whose lives they sacrificed. Huyssen traces the beginnings of this memory discourse to the 1960s, namely, the era of decolonization, revisionist histories, and social rights movements. “Human rights activism today,” he says, “depends very much...