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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 149–174.
Published: 01 February 2013
...James Hellings Should one laugh at, cry over, or be inspired by Theodor W. Adorno's engagements with popular culture? It would perhaps be a risky, ridiculous, and disingenuous enterprise to position Adorno as either an enthusiast or a fan. Rather, being an “uncompromisingly critical thinker...
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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 (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 17–20.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of heterosexual coupledom and fan- tasies of upward mobility” (71). Throughout the chapter “Curious Americanism,” Miriam emphasizes how Kracauer’s concern with surface involved a deciphering process: how to render these figures and their “muteness” transparent to cognition? Once again, these attempts...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 113–137.
Published: 01 February 2012
... acquire record collections and possess detailed knowledge about the music: Hemstedt has a large collection of music, and Ole, for example, is the editor, writer, and distributor of a “fan- zine” called “SchlaMMassel.”40 It is also the men who make the mixtapes. Yet the narrator is strangely...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 17–34.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Didi-Huberman, Ce que nous voyons, ce qui nous regarde (Paris: Minuit, 1992); and James Elkins, The Object Stares Back: On the Nature of Seeing (San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace, 1997). 19. See Fred Vermorel and Judy Vermorel, Starlust: The Secret Life of Fans (London: Allen, 1985). 28 Aura...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 57–80.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide . New York : New York University Press , 2006 . Jenkins Henry . Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture . New York : New York University Press , 2006 . Kittelmann Udo . “ The Boat Is Leaking. The Captain Lied. Twenty-One...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 41–66.
Published: 01 February 2022
... a sinister aspect—conformity, the ready adjustment to changing situations he shares with Bergson.” 18 Blumenberg’s 1966 lecture on Valéry took place in front of dignitaries from the arts and politics—not in a museum—a more suitable environment for a discussion of the French poet, who was no fan...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 215–226.
Published: 01 February 2016
... it, “no-man’s-land,” has gained second life as the designation for the contested terrain that separated hostile armies in “the war.” Where the free space of a no-man’s-land between the boundary posts had been governed by childish fan- tasy, the adult no-man’s-land in “the war” (a particular war) is subject...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
... is an enlarged and revised ver- sion of one that Kastner published in 1991 with Goldmann in Munich: Das grosse Raumschiff ORION Fanbuch. The revised version is billed as a “documentation” (4) of the TV series and the novels based on it, but it should still be considered the work of a fan, not a scholar...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 47–59.
Published: 01 November 2012
... art copying nature. The reality of the world mirrored the fantasies of its observers. The fan- tasies about the Jewish body demanded such arguments of continuity. In 1841 Hubert Lauvergne, a follower of the phrenologist Franz Joseph Gall, argued that contemporary Greeks bore the proud face...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 45–57.
Published: 01 November 2020
...” 17 —via the display of a percentage (“98%”) chance that the object will interest the user, and the phrase “Because you watched . . . ” Both the tech world and some naive aca-fan enablers, on the one hand, and the filter-bubble fearmongers and unreconstructed Deleuzians, on the other, predict a brave...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 65–98.
Published: 01 November 2021
... been a highly decorated American war hero in our reality but had been only too happy to collaborate with Nazis in the show’s reality.” 12 Some of the series’ fans are even more explicit in their reaction to Sewell’s character, commenting on his looks in a Nazi uniform: “Morals: No, no, no! Libido...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 47–76.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., organize “a miniature fan-mail for me,” explaining that “she is enthusiastic without reserve.”88 Lowenthal did his best to alleviate Horkheimer’s anxieties. He urged him not to overestimate Guterman’s infl uence on journals and noted that Oxford had an “excellent publicity director...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 119–132.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of loss and displacement” and “a romance with one’s own fan- tasy.”12 But as Boym argues, nostalgia should not simply be discarded as a form of historical escapism. She sees it, rather, in terms of a critical reflection on the modern condition she calls off-modern. “Off-modernism,” writes Boym...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 9–24.
Published: 01 November 2012
... with Zion: in my work and my thoughts and my walks and, also, when I dream. . . . All in all, I find myself in an advanced state of Zionization, a Zionization of the innermost kind. I measure everything by Zion”18—simply fanned, rather than extinguished, the already burning fire? Certainly...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 171–188.
Published: 01 August 2014
... this reflexive horizon as a fan- tasy (MP, 72). While she leaves the agency of such a fantasy open (be it cin- ema, their cultural institutions, or critics today), this fantasy is conceived via a double conflation between effect and affect: Hansen explains Hollywood’s global appeal as simultaneously...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 73–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
... senses and through many different musi- cal modalities. The book’s opening section carries the title “Vorhang und Fan- fare” (“Curtain and Fanfare”) and begins in earnest with a discussion of the meaning of the fanfares that occur early and recur midway just prior to the trio in the first movement...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 145–164.
Published: 01 February 2008
... case of mind control is quite explicitly an approach to ideology. The essential fan- tasy of brainwashing theory, after all, is that human consciousness can be utterly falsifi ed. It is astonishing to note how regularly discussions of this 29. Vance Packard, The Hidden Persuaders (New York...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 189–207.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., it merely recycles an older sociological model for analyzing modernity (tradi- tion or indigenous culture vs. modernity, Gemeinschaft vs. Gesellschaft, etc.) 6. See Leo Ou-fan Lee, Shanghai Modern: The Flowering of a New Urban Culture in China, 1930–1945 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 171–189.
Published: 01 August 2008
... as the idea of soul murder permits Schreber to trace nerve-contact back to the contract drafted by an unspecifi ed ancestor or member of the Flech- sig family, the notion of the writing-down-system allows him to see the source of his troubles in writings possessed by other mysterious agents. The two fan...