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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 (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 41–64.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Anjeana K. Hans This article examines Artur Robison's 1923 film Schatten: Eine nächtliche Halluzination ( Warning Shadows ). Read against the backdrop of a cultural moment in which gender roles were rapidly changing, Warning Shadows functions as a response to the anxieties, fears, and desires...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 199–205.
Published: 01 February 2013
... . In it Grass attacked Israel's stance toward Iran, recommended that Germany no longer supply Israel with submarines, and reproached himself and other Germans for withholding criticism for so long for fear of offending Israel. Stern, who condemns the ad hominem attacks that dismissed Grass as an ex-member...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2015
...-accelerating present. Arguably, the fears about the mal du siècle and the loss of cultural connectivity have been a constant companion of modernity. © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 acceleration attention latency modernity lateness Defending Lateness: Deliberations on Acceleration...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of purity. By referring to India as unheimlich , Hesse connects his story to an early twentieth-century psychoanalytic discourse more apt for understanding Aghion than late twentieth-century postcolonial theory, specifically Homi Bhabha's “hybridity.” Whereas Bhabha focuses on the colonialist's fear...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to participate in and influence this discourse. The article argues that in manipulating and decontextualizing Heimat iconography, prominent Jewish filmmakers were able to introduce the aspirations and fears of integration-seeking outsiders—of German Jews—into the discourse of German nationality. The similarities...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
... into a doctrine amid the crisis and chaos of the 1930s and 1940s. Spinoza’s Critique of Religion and the Fear of Violent Death in Hobbes Between 1925 and 1935, when Strauss lived in the Weimar Republic, France, and England, Hobbes’s philosophy accompanied him and was contained and concentrated...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 141–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and happiness. Pleasure also is no lon- ger possible for Adorno, for social alienation and reifi cation imply that no direct access exists to any sort of joy that would result from reconciled sub- jectivity. Such a negative understanding of contemporary society also sees the Enlightenment fear...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 107–132.
Published: 01 August 2022
... knocked down a strong man” ( SW , 10:195), the father is described in terms evocative of the theater: “Tobler’s entrance [ Auftreten ] always made Joseph fear a scene” ( SW , 10:194). 20 Similarly, another father figure, who regularly “thrashed both his sons,” is depicted as only “play[ing] the angry...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., among others, Müller, Krieg ohne Schlacht, 496 (conversation with Jean-Paul Sartre). Frank Hörnigk 9 do that. People always ask me about hope. That is a Christian question. The Ancient Greeks would never have asked it: They had neither hope nor fear...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 165–187.
Published: 01 February 2007
... through it as if in the primeval forest. A train journey is a “succession of mythic tri- als and dangers,” from the anxiety of being “too late” to “the solitude of the compartment,” from “the fear of missing a connection” to “the horror of the unknown lobby” (GS, 4.1:381). The easiest way to free...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 27–49.
Published: 01 February 2008
... and the body politic, as helpless and exposed to the treacherous plots and conspiracies of women and slaves. The fear of women, slaves, or even foreigners conspiring against Rome persists from the legend- ary days of the seven kings until confi rmed by the foreign invasions leading to the empire’s...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 75–86.
Published: 01 November 2007
... with Brechtian alienation or Verfremdungseffekt. The gesture of showing in Karmakar’s case is fundamentally different from Brecht’s. Brecht demands 10. At one point Himmler even interrupts his speech, fearing that a shaft leading to the kitchen might be open and the kitchen workers might be able...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 179–190.
Published: 01 February 2006
... with fright, collect one’s wits and then, if one still has breath, show a clean pair of heels. The capacity [Kraft] for fear and for happiness are the same, the unrestricted openness to experience amounting to self-abandonment in which the vanquished rediscovers himself. What would happiness...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 39–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... This sense of danger is motivated by the fear of coming too close to the toxic knowl- edge of genocide as well as by anxiety over German responsibility and the potential for improper identification with a figure of victimization in the discur- sive field of Vergangenheitsbewältigung, which...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 33–66.
Published: 01 August 2018
... to adopt traditional widow’s attire to deter arrest. 1 This masquerade blurred the line between supposedly good and morally upright women and females considered “fallen” and morally deviant. A factor contributing to this nationwide concern over prostitutes masquerading as widows was the widespread fear...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2019
... media only enhance, or prey on, more general social features that predate them. The unease and fear over potentially “inauthentic” social media selves expressed in Simanowski’s notions, and shared widely in academic circles and older generations, may indicate that the age of authenticity itself...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 151–170.
Published: 01 November 2006
... as little consideration as the oriental who dreads his image because it contradicts his religious conceptions or because he believes such an image to portend his impending death.”26 These racist comparisons highlight the parallel between “animist” fears of soul theft and juridical texts turning...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 91–114.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Michigan Press, 2008); and Tony Williams, “Peter Lorre’s Der Verlorene: Trauma and Recent Historical Memory,” in Caligari’s Heirs: The German Cinema of Fear after 1945, ed. Steffen Hantke (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2007), 17–36, which quotes Kapczyn- ski extensively. On Rosen blühen, see Johannes von...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 9–24.
Published: 01 February 2020
... the word power ( Macht ) into the labor contained in it, petrified concepts are secretly changed. Sigmund Freud memorably describes three phases in the development of thought. At the pedestal, animism. This applies to every growing child anew, as it does for cultural epochs. The magic, the fear...