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New German Critique (1 November 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 (1 February 2013) 40 (1 (118)): 199–205.
Published: 01 February 2013
... 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 (1 August 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 (1 November 2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 of...
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New German Critique (1 November 2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 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 (1 August 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 (1 November 2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that began to be shaped 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...
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New German Critique (1 August 2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Ancient Greeks would never have asked it: They had neither hope nor fear. They lived. With Christianity, this attitude toward tragedy, which enriched both life and theater, was lost. Tragedy is something very vital. I see a person being destroyed and that gives me vitality.”32 Again Müller...
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New German Critique (1 February 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 of...
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New German Critique (1 November 2007) 34 (3 (102)): 75–86.
Published: 01 November 2007
... classic mimetic art, it has equally little to do 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...
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New German Critique (1 February 2007) 34 (1 (100)): 165–187.
Published: 01 February 2007
... dweller—in this case the train traveler—must forge his or her way 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...
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New German Critique (1 February 2006) 33 (1 (97)): 179–190.
Published: 01 February 2006
... emulate the two rabbits; when the shot comes, fall down giddily, half-dead 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...
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New German Critique (1 February 2008) 35 (1 (103)): 27–49.
Published: 01 February 2008
... all-important rhetoric of defense,10 the writers often por- tray Rome, both the city 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...
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New German Critique (1 November 2006) 33 (3 (99)): 151–170.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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 against the unauthorized “extraction” of images. The legal debate thereby...
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New German Critique (1 August 2014) 41 (2 (122)): 14–16.
Published: 01 August 2014
... adaptations to technol- ogy that open avenues for defusing the pathological effects of earlier failed adaptations. Miriam characterizes this as sense training in the possibilities of utopia but also, borrowing Benjamin’s words, as “leaving home in order to learn the meaning of fear,” which is one of...
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New German Critique (1 August 2018) 45 (2 (134)): 33–66.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and professor at the University of Würzburg. See Sherwood, “Syphilization.” 49. Quétel, History of Syphilis , 7 . Quétel notes the use of this quote during the World War I era. In this discussion of the fear of syphilis peaking during the interwar period, he mentions an unidentified doctor...
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New German Critique (1 February 2009) 36 (1 (106)): 61–81.
Published: 01 February 2009
... destroy freedom as a living political reality; for the space between men as it is hedged in by laws, is the living space of freedom. Total terror uses this old instrument of tyranny but destroys at the same time also the lawless, fenceless wilderness of fear and suspicion which...
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New German Critique (1 November 2015) 42 (3 (126)): 91–114.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Postwar Culture (Ann Arbor: University 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...
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New German Critique (1 February 2011) 38 (1 (112)): 39–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
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New German Critique (1 February 2006) 33 (1 (97)): 159–178.
Published: 01 February 2006
... both pinpoint a phantasmagoric relationship to the other. This phantasmagoric other bespeaks the fears and fantasies of the Nazi ideology and of idealist philosophy. What Adorno’s system seeks to reveal are the ideals of idealism that were not realized and to pinpoint pre- cisely what prevented...