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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
...André Krebber Abstract This article explores Theodor W. Adorno’s recovery of natural beauty in Aesthetic Theory against the background of current debates in environmental aesthetics and evinces the relationship of his reading of natural beauty to his critique of the domination of nature. From...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 105–126.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... Environmental ethics has long taken as its basis a dichotomy between instrumental value and inherent moral value. In accordance with this dichotomy, the entire field of natural aesthetics, to name one example, must be part of the domain of instrumental value. Within the framework...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Axel Goodbody This article considers the human-nature relationship in modern Heimat (homeland) discourse and its depiction in literary representations of Heimat . The first part examines the environmental turn in thinking on Heimat in the 1970s and shows how it was part of a wider shift...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2016
... prac- tice of movement, connectivity, and aesthetic weave that Ette labels “nomadic” thinking and knowledge. With a postcolonial analysis of Bernhard Grzimek’s wildly popular work on Africa, Thomas Lekan advances “the globalization of environmental Kul- turkritik.” He avoids...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 63–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
... depended on the translation of diverse environmental variables into a set of linguistic or protolinguistic units. This technical logic paralleled—but did not exactly map onto—the aesthetic aspects of architectureʼs linguistic turn that later became identifi ed with postmodernist discourse...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
... The story goes something like this: the favorable, if highly labile, environmental conditions that attracted human settlers to the Frisian salt marshes—hunter-gatherers, then herders, salt harvesters, peat cutters, and later farmers—were created by a dynamic interplay of oceanic, climatic...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 115–141.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and the Environmental Tradition (London: Routledge, 1991); Karl Kroeber, Ecological Literary Criticism: Romantic Imagining and the Biol- ogy of Mind (New York: Columbia University Press, 1994); Lawrence Buell, The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture (Cambridge...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 177–197.
Published: 01 August 2016
... into the growing field of ecocritical literature that engages with issues of sustainability, but departs from its two main lines of inquiry. Less concerned with case studies of how literature and film depict human endeavors to rebuild a sustainable world in the face of environmental crisis or ethical...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
... for identity and a language in which to express it. Furthermore, her discussion considers Hilbig's treatment of the loss of Heimat in his portrayal of material things in a state of transition between presence and absence, material experience and the aesthetic moment. Finally, Pye examines how, through...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2021
...J. M. Bernstein Abstract Theodor W. Adorno’s governing procedure in Aesthetic Theory is to reconstruct the terms and concepts of traditional aesthetics and the philosophy of art through the actuality of artistic modernism in its various guises. The necessity of this procedure turns...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 125–155.
Published: 01 November 2019
... his oeuvre’s focus on underlying continuities (work, social bonds, environmental degradation, xenophobia) when seen against the rapacious passage of time. In what follows, I examine Geyrhalter’s singular use of what I term “partitive images” to bring into focus the ephemeral character...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Parker Everett Abstract Two architects, Adolf Loos in 1908 and Walter Gropius in 1924, and the architecture critic Alexander Schwab in 1930 (under the pseudonym Albert Sigrist) all advocated for the austere aesthetics of modernist architecture. For Loos, ornamentation was a sign of regression...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 85–105.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Sherry Lee Abstract This article considers the concept of cultural landscape ( Kulturlandschaft ) from Theodor W. Adorno’s Aesthetic Theory , exploring how the philosophy of natural beauty in relation to historical built environments resonates with ideas of musical landscape and experiences...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 185–192.
Published: 01 November 2023
... was “Weimar Cabaret.” Sam Mendes directed a remake of Cabaret , starring Alan Cumming as a twee dead ringer for Otto Dix’s portrait of Sylvia von Harden. Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands (1990) introduced Caligari aesthetics to a younger generation with the protagonist’s haircut borrowed from the Cure’s...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 193–204.
Published: 01 November 2023
... that, in contrast to the official German state with its legal-administrative apparatus, represents an aesthetic-spiritual state coalescing around a charismatic leader. Clearly, the George circle’s secret Germany, also known as das neue Reich (the new realm), lent itself easily to appropriation by the National...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... veterinarian to zoological director to global conservation activist, the article shows that the Malthusian fears that underpinned Grzimek's plea for national parks in sub-Saharan Africa that segregated people and wildlife had their origins in an environmental Kulturkritik born of post-Nazi and Cold War...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 155–180.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of the terms' overlapping semantic scopes. This article interrogates postwar and Cold War as distinct registers of cultural analysis, rather than as vague chronological markers. Photographic adaptation and recoding of the ruin motif—a foundational element of the postwar aesthetic—for Cold War purposes offers...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 143–167.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and the fading discipline of philo- sophical aesthetics to whom he was greatly indebted. Although his disserta- tion most clearly responds to the Munich professor Theodor Lipps’s then well-received but now largely forgotten empathy aesthetics, and although the central concepts of the dissertation...
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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 33–76.
Published: 01 February 2024
... projections of Hirschfeld-Mack. But it does not achieve—or aim for—pure phantasmagoria. In theory, Moholy-Nagy’s ideal screen ( Schirm ) rejects Malevich’s flatness and cinema’s window; and as a technical matter, it often occupies the place of the phantasmagoric scrim. But as an aesthetic and experiential...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 99–139.
Published: 01 November 2021
... home.” 7 To assimilate Sebald’s work into the familiar discussion of exile fails to account, however, for the most conspicuous and, to my mind, vital feature of his prose aesthetics. For Sebald, the vocation of literature—and, more specifically, prose—lies in the travails and illuminations...
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