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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 197–228.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Tim Satterthwaite Abstract The German photo-illustrated magazine UHU , launched in 1924, was known for its risqué photography of the female nude. These photos offered, however, more than mere titillation: images of pastoral nudes, and of naked dancers, were a sublime expression of UHU’ s cult...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 119–148.
Published: 01 February 2013
... the possibility to embody or express the negativity of mimesis. Adorno believes in the material expression of negativity in art, while Lacoue-Labarthe deems it impossible. © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc. 2013 Negativity (Dis)embodied: Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and Theodor W. Adorno on Mimesis...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2008
... dialectics as foreshadowing “the obliteration” of “the modern itself,” as ushering in a distinctly post-modern condition. Using antithetical lines of argument, Bernstein and Jameson implicitly deny that the experience of radical loss can be expressed in a socially normative way: Bernstein by endowing...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 171–191.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Randall Halle Unleashed by the markets that led to the Great Recession, processes of gentrification rapidly transform major German cities. The experiences of urban transformation have found critical expression in documentary and feature film. This article reviews the cultural history...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 55–92.
Published: 01 February 2014
... the Pauline “Mysterium Judaicum,” that is, the conjunction of enmity and love coming to expression in the Jewish people as “enemies” of God for the sake of the gentiles, but “beloved” of God for the sake of their forefathers (Romans 11:28). The Mysterium Judaicum marks a decisive break ( kairos ) after which...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 57–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
... themselves, are an expression of authenticity, Karmakar encounters sites of destruction as would a naive witness. He plays the role of the interested observer, who views, as if for the first time, the traces of the Holocaust. He deliberately refuses film aesthetics as they have been shaped by Lanzmann...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 97–113.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Stuart Taberner Many of Martin Walser's early works describe the triumph of conformity over subjectivity. From the early 1990s, however, Walser's characters begin to develop a stubborn insistence on self-expression, and this externalizes their author's “late style.” In a series of extraordinarily...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 125–144.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Katharina Loew Focusing on the German discussion about film between 1907 and 1914, this article explores efforts to fathom film technology's ability to provide access to a spiritual dimension. Some commentators argued that film technology facilitated novel forms of creative expressivity...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 201–227.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in the vein of Strauss became pathologized and policed by critics, conductors, and state authorities, as composers lost their freedom of expression and exposure to the public. © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc. 2017 modernism biopolitics imperialism Richard Strauss Salome Sonderweg...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
...William Rasch Niklas Luhmann expressed puzzlement that his work was not well or extensively received in the Anglophone world, especially because he saw himself working within an American tradition characterized by cybernetics and scientific complexity theory. Yet the late twentieth-century...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 1–32.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Andreas Gailus Abstract The literary writings of the young Gottfried Benn are replete with images of anatomical dismemberment and biological decay while pushing the limits of linguistic expression. The article suggests that this confluence of naturalism and avant-garde experimentation is the result...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 105–140.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of expression, or much enjoyed going to the movies. How, then, has it become a critical commonplace that Warburg’s late methods of ordering images resemble, especially, Soviet methods of film montage? The first two parts of this article show how such comparisons may be inaccurate or misleading. The third part...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 71–102.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the subject to express itself, perhaps not free from the “objective” constraints of society but with considerable relative autonomy. Romantic-modernist re-creative resistance to an illusory “solution” of the problems Bach's music continues to present offers greater scope for historical transformation...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 103–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... In this manner, Simmel describes how a fundamental gap cannot but separate the essence of an individual from his or her expression in society, how he or she occupies the singular place where the “outside” and “inside” of a society have become indistinguishable, and therefore how the very dynamic that makes...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 149–181.
Published: 01 February 2009
... that constituted the foundation for Nazi concepts of the corporeal. The handful of studies that have addressed the subject of the Volkskörper has underestimated its full significance because these studies have considered it an expression of “something else,” that is, a metaphor, or a sign of an organic view...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 133–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
... term Neuen Wilden, coined by Wolfgang Becker in his 1980 exhibition at the Neue Galerie in Aachen, is hopelessly misleading. That exhibition pointed to the similarities between French expressionism of the early twentieth century and the expressive tendencies of contemporary art, almost...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 75–98.
Published: 01 February 2010
... considered individually, these films' relentless iteration of the same problem might come across as self-pitying auteurist expressions of oedipal lack. But by attending to the serial, indeed itinerative , logic of Roehler's oeuvre, this essay maps out how we are compelled to diagnose the failure afflicting...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 59–95.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that such a discovery of the “oldest” expression of the task of system was meant to have for Rosenzweig's own time—and for the author of The Star of Redemption himself. © 2009 Benjamin Pollock 2010 Franz Rosenzweig’s “Oldest System-Program” Benjamin Pollock...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 131–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the relation between capitalism and religion in question. Benjamin's thought not only is essentially related to a specific form of expression but also opens up new contexts. In terms of intellectual history, it relates Benjamin to the broad discourse on the relation between religion and (modern) culture...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 85–113.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., but by “citing” such images, the film continues to link to the powerful discourse of victimhood that has found its expression in Dresden rubble photography. © 2011 by New German Critique, Inc. 2011 The Ruined Picture Postcard: Dresden’s Visually Encoded History and the Television Drama Dresden...