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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Thomas W. Kniesche New German Critique, Inc. 2007 Germans to the Final Frontier: Science Fiction, Popular Culture, and the Military in 1960s Germany—the Case of Raumpatrouille Thomas W. Kniesche...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 83–95.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Michael Hagemeister New German Critique, Inc. 2008 The Protocols of the Elders of Zion: Between History and Fiction Michael Hagemeister In the autumn of 1999 a sensation swept through the international press: “Author of ‘Zion Protocols...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 97–113.
Published: 01 August 2015
... style old-age style Martin Walser Aging, Late Style, and Untimeliness in Recent Literary Fiction by Martin Walser Stuart Taberner The older authors become, the more...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 65–89.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Or Rogovin Abstract The image of the perpetrator in Israeli Holocaust fiction changed fundamentally in the mid-1980s: from one-dimensional Nazi beasts, typical of earlier Israeli writing, to humanized individuals, whose vulnerability and multidimensionality may blur the divide between victims...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 2012
... disaster orchestrated by the citizens of Santiago themselves. Three cognitive schemes play a role for how Kleist—and his fictional characters—imagines the vulnerability of human society: the theodicy, the sublime, and the state of emergency. These three symbolic forms are part of the surprisingly small...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Philip Broadbent Berlin's historically mottled topography has been widely discussed in fiction and nonfiction as have discussions of the city itself as a site on which German history has left marks and gaps that continue to gauge post-reunification Berlin literary portrayals. This essay addresses...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 73–94.
Published: 01 August 2010
... that division. After a brief discussion of the forerunners to this spatial coupling in the spy tunnels under Vienna and Berlin in the immediate postwar period, I survey the use of tunnels as escape routes after the construction of the Wall in 1961 through their depiction in fiction, memoirs, history, and film...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 107–124.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Heimat fills a gap left open in German literature since Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus by presenting a fictional portrayal of music's history after World War II. © 2010 by New German Critique, Inc. 2010 Out of Tune: Music, Postwar Politics, and Edgar Reitz’s Die zweite Heimat...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
... tale foreground the ineluctable force of viewpoint in any narrative performance of ecocatastrophe. As such, it exemplifies how narrative fiction can provide an imaginative space of reflection to investigate both the complex causality of hybrid natural-cultural disasters and different modalities...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 61–81.
Published: 01 February 2009
... corresponds to the “modern lie” of totalitarianism, a lie so big, a totality so total that the possibility of argumentative critique appears to have evaporated. At this point, only the linguistic transference of the perfect fiction of totalitarianism into the more graspable language of metaphors seems...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 17–34.
Published: 01 November 2011
... commentators charisma as a useful concept for understanding elements of fiction and of representation generally. Charisma is a quality of persons; aura can rise up from things, places, events, and persons. Whereas charisma of art is a problem in aesthetics, aura is a product of the individual imagination...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 3–26.
Published: 01 February 2012
... can give no account. Reading Austerlitz against Antoine de Rivarol's explicit entwinement of rhetoric and the early modern nation, Jean-Jacques Rousseau's exploration of the origin of language, Hugo von Hofmannsthal's fictional account of a traumatized aphasic, and Walter Benjamin's critique...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the “anticolonial” hero Aghion. Through Hesse's self-fictionalization as Aghion, he casts a critical light on his own anticolonial exoticism: Aghion, like the young Hesse, hates colonialism because it creates a frighteningly “uncanny” ( unheimlich ) mixture of India and Europe, and so ruins Aghion's fantasies...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 53–88.
Published: 01 August 2009
... journal Arbeiter-Illustrierte-Zeitung ( AIZ ) insistently suppress the seams and ruptures of their manufacture, instead offering up pictorially sutured photomontages that propagate fictions of visual wholeness. They do so to issue an ideological critique from a leftist perspective, staging our illusory...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 25–56.
Published: 01 February 2020
... questioning concerns the disclosure of subtexts, contexts, and peripheral texts that otherwise remain unseen. As a form of dual documentation—both scientific and artistic, objective and subjective—aesthetic commentary can be read against contemporary claims that the fictionality of a “postfactual age...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 125–152.
Published: 01 February 2021
... to provide an emotional blueprint, an identificatory model, and a compensatory fantasy in the reimagining of class, folk, and nation. The influential Vom Proletariat zum Arbeitertum (1930), as well as select autobiographical and fictional works by Winnig, are used to uncover these continuities through...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 187–214.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Caroline Rupprecht This article focuses on the fictionalized character of the Soviet spy Richard Stahlmann, who was attributed with “Asian eyes” by Peter Weiss, in volume 3 of The Aesthetics of Resistance . In a passage that describes Stahlmann’s visit to Angkor Wat, the character’s identity crisis...
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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 143–171.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Daniel H. Magilow In The Nazis (1998) and its sequel, Real Nazis (2017), the Polish American artist Piotr Uklański creates glossy photographic assemblages of real and fictional Nazis, which critics have generally interpreted by turns as critiquing or participating in the culture industry’s...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 157–179.
Published: 01 November 2019
...) and Safari (2016), are replete with persons posed as if for portraits, and, although comparable tableaux can be found in his fictional feature films, the returned gaze may be the most conspicuous trademark of his documentaries. Seidl’s subjects are often positioned in a manner that indicates a theatrical...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 65–98.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... In this article I compare how popular culture portrays Nazis and homicidal monsters, such as vampires, cannibals, and serial killers, and argue that their images have evolved in parallel and interconnected ways. Over the past three decades, fictional monsters have transitioned from aberrant criminals to cultural...