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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 191–205.
Published: 01 August 2008
...K. Daniel Cho Hans Blumenberg, in his Legitimacy of the Modern Age, argues that curiosity played the central role in the emergence of the modern age. In his account, Blumenberg cites Sigmund Freud as a contributor to curiosity's rise to prominence. This essay takes issue with Blumenberg's reception...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 123–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Martin Jay In the various texts posthumously published in translation in 2017 as The Rigorism of Truth , Hans Blumenberg audaciously compared Sigmund Freud's Moses and Monotheism and Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem as efforts to debunk founding myths of Jewish identity. He accused both...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Stefan Jonsson In Mass Psychology and Analysis of the “I” (1921), Sigmund Freud opens a new chapter in the history of crowd psychology by arguing that masses are produced through processes of identification with authoritarian leadership. This essay asks how it is that Freud's mass theory has been...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 35–45.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Tom Gunning Relating Sigmund Freud's essay “Mourning and Melancholia” and Walter Benjamin's work on the Trauerspiel as well as his discussion of cinema in “The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility,” Gunning discusses the idea of testing as part of cinema's relation to...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... difference, Hesse presents an India so full of hybrid “natives” and European doppelgängers that Aghion cannot find the difference that he would, in Bhabha's model, have to disavow. Mirror images are everywhere, troubling Aghion with the same returns that Freud will describe only six years later: of ancient...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 63–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Urs Stäheli This essay traces the figure of the leader in different approaches of crowd psychology (Gustave Le Bon and Gabriel Tarde) and psychoanalysis (Sigmund Freud). It argues that the central role of the leader to the crowd, as Freud's group psychology emphasizes, is not simply given; rather...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 67–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... not only is informed by such figures as G. W. F. Hegel, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud but crucially draws on the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche as well. Marcuse undertakes an immanent critique and reformulation of the philosophical concept of essence, conceiving “essence” as an inexhaustible process...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2015
... interpretation that turns lateness into a generative principle of cultural change (Sigmund Freud, Robert Musil, Mann). The article then returns to the current debate on acceleration and the question of whether our “Age of Innovation” is characterized by a fundamental devaluation of the past in favor of an ever...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 5–8.
Published: 01 November 2012
... fascism. Both concurred in rejecting the privileging of rationalism and the repudiation of helplessness, which Benjamin identified in the thinking of Sigmund Freud and Theodor W. Adorno. Rabinbach's implicit perspective on this repudiation and his explicit analysis of the fascist aesthetics of virility...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 35–51.
Published: 01 November 2019
... becomes even more so in her third, Toni Erdmann (2016), which generated a furor among audiences and critics. Taking Sigmund Freud’s reflections on ambivalence and overdetermination as its starting point, this article examines Ade’s film as a synthetic tragicomedy in which comedy and tragedy do not...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 145–165.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Dagmar Herzog Alexander Mitscherlich succeeded in his life project of returning psychoanalysis to post-Nazi central Europe—and securing for it far greater cultural prestige than it ever had in Sigmund Freud's own day—by advancing an idiosyncratic version of psychoanalysis as a secular moral...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 39–72.
Published: 01 November 2018
... synthesis of Sigmund Freud and Karl Marx, the article attempts to reveal an alternative constellation of Soviet biomechanics and reactionary anticapitalist Lebensphilosophie , united in their shared rejection of Freudian psychoanalysis. 69. Schopenhauer, Ein Lebensbild in Briefen , 89 ; Yotam Hotam...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 199–224.
Published: 01 February 2012
... since at least the 1950s, but it has evaded his- torical analysis. Philip Rieff used the phrase in his famous portrait of Sig- mund Freud,8 and much later, Yosef H. Yerushalmi hinted at a more gener- ally applicable category of Jewish identity in his own Freud study. “Alienated from classical...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 159–178.
Published: 01 February 2006
... placing it into relation with discourses on the animal by other think- ers, such as Walter Benjamin, Sigmund Freud, Franz Kafka, Hélène Cixous, Jacques Derrida, and Emmanuel Levinas.6 4. Jay Bernstein, “Mastered by Nature: Abstraction, Independence, and the Simple Concept,” in Adorno...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 41–70.
Published: 01 February 2021
... for the sheer perfection of his dream analysis. In fact, Sigmund Freud himself could not have done it better. From the Oedipal specter (mothers and sons) to the expression of a repressed wish, Lessing’s interpretation ought to place him among those who anticipated the advent of psychoanalysis. 21...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 2019
..., marked out from its Viennese counterpart by virtue of its concern with the social and political implications of psychoanalysis. In Berlin, Fromm was acquainted with Paul Federn, Siegfried Bernfeld, and Wilhelm Reich, the leading proponents of the Marx-Freud synthesis at the time, with whom he shared...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 151–170.
Published: 01 November 2006
... represen- tation (Kinodarstellung) to legitimate his short interpretation of Ryeʼs fi lm, which introduced The Double: A Psychoanalytic Study (1914).46 Similar to Rank, who in the latter part of his treatise described the eternal soul as the originary double of the mortal body, Freud considered the...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 21–37.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Marx and Sigmund Freud). From a generational point of view (fig. 2), fifteen out of twenty of the cited theorists were born before 1900 and belong to schools that date back to before the 1960s. We find a similar pattern in a study published in 1986 that lists the 250 most cited authors in...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 1–3.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the postmodernism debates. All the more so as figures like Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Sigmund Freud were central to both traditions. If this special issue focuses on theory transfer from Germany alone, the last thing we have in mind is a revival of that old trope and its national...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 83–95.
Published: 01 August 2014
... on Freud, childhood not merely is a stage of life but “persists as something which we endlessly rework in our attempt to build an image of our own history.”29 In this sense, both the image of the child and the cinema transport us to another place and time, an else- where, “bordering on an...