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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 73–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... not 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 (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 9–24.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Steven E. Aschheim Victor Klemperer, Hannah Arendt, and Gerhard Scholem were three formidable German Jewish intellectuals with radically different conceptions of German identity, liberalism, Marxism, Jewishness, and Zionism and who confronted the great crises of their times with greatly divergent...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of difference, Hesse presents an India so full of hybrid “natives” and European doppelgängers that Aghion cannot find the difference that he would, in Bhabha's model, have to disavow. Mirror images are everywhere, troubling Aghion with the same returns that Freud will describe only six years later: of ancient...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 43–63.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of this analysis were Weiss’s concern with how solidarity can be forged between groups separated by geographic distance or cultural difference, and with the difference between national liberation and the more thoroughgoing emancipation Weiss described in 1965 as the “abolition of the reigning injustices...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 37–49.
Published: 01 November 2023
... past (and present), including the role of the Left, and involve a radically different approach to disciplinarity. Finally, the article offers the recent intersectional Black European studies initiative as an example of such a radically different model of academic knowledge production. I am grateful...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 73–94.
Published: 01 August 2010
... . There are material grounds for this difference in underground identity, but this essay focuses on the Wall that gave the city a metaphorics of space symbolizing the global divisions it embodied in a brutally physical manner and the tunnels that, in their very invisibility, were seen both to echo and to subvert...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Andreas Huyssen The essay surveys how German painting East and West has dealt with the Third Reich and the Holocaust and how it is shaped by the Cold War confrontation. The comparison of East and West German art opens up both affinities and differences that challenge the lingering Cold War view...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 91–118.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of postwar whitewashing. This article examines Fehrle's ideological background and academic career and assesses the different editions. Their prefaces and illustrations are especially revealing. It also places the Germania in the context of related National Socialist publications, primarily Fehrle's own...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 119–140.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Isabel Capeloa Gil Literary communication faces challenges when addressing torture, an unmediated and untranslatable event that antagonizes representation. Given the radical difference between the act of reading torture and the experience thereof, the representation of the event is never mastered...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
... tale foreground the ineluctable force of viewpoint in any narrative performance of ecocatastrophe. As such, it exemplifies how narrative fiction can provide an imaginative space of reflection to investigate both the complex causality of hybrid natural-cultural disasters and different modalities...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 71–102.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of National Socialism and World War II, and the rise of musical “authenticism” as part of a general movement toward postwar reconstruction of an allegedly unsullied past. While there remain undeniable differences between Furtwängler's late Romanticism and Adorno's Marxist modernism, their conceptions...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of Nazism and the GDR in the decade following (and preceding) reunification. These “Berlin novels” offer wide-ranging perspectives on the city over a ten-year period through often-conflicting generational differences and thereby make possible a perspective that reveals how dissimilar representations...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 35–56.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Christiane Frey This essay attempts a rather minimalistic reconstruction of different understandings of the notion of calling ( klēsis , vocatio , Beruf ) from Paul to Giorgio Agamben in an effort to better understand and more accurately gauge Agamben's reading of Paul's Letter to the Romans...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 63–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Urs Stäheli This essay traces the figure of the leader in different approaches of crowd psychology (Gustave Le Bon and Gabriel Tarde) and psychoanalysis (Sigmund Freud). It argues that the central role of the leader to the crowd, as Freud's group psychology emphasizes, is not simply given; rather...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the phenomenon of social abstraction and human acceleration of time. The argument concerning enlightenment and modernity becomes reactualized in the context of globalization and the tight approximation of cultures based on different density and frequency of secularization, disenchanting the world. By advocating...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 135–153.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Clara M. Oberle This article reflects on the functioning of ideology by examining different modes in which the myths of antifascism and victimhood in the setting of Berlin during 1945–48 were formulated. Rather than debunk these myths, Oberle asks about the processes, places, and actors involved...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 155–164.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Timothy E. Pytell This article examines the Holocaust testimonies of Primo Levi and Tadeusz Borowski. Focusing on how Levi's testimony leaves one feeling shameful about man's inhumanity to man, while Borowski's testimony leaves one feeling disgusted and nauseated, Pytell argues that these different...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 119–148.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of the nonidentical and negative, which turns against itself in the identitarian machine of Western rationality and, more generally, in the immanent religions of fascination. The divergence between the authors, who belong to different intellectual schools (Frankfurt School and deconstruction, respectively), concerns...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 121–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
...-immigrant positions, the Zogaj case was a straightforward matter of abiding by or not abiding by the law. However, the judicial process, especially once the case reached the Austrian Asylum Court and the Constitutional Court, was focused on a different set of issues, concerning the category of life...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 189–201.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of the public sphere, which calls into question the very distinction between private and public. This article presents these theories in their different scopes, points to their blind spot concerning the blurring of the private-public distinction, and offers some normative desiderata for a future public sphere...