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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Dagmar Jaeger New German Critique, Inc. 2007 “Only in the 1990s Did I Become East German”: A Conversation with Ingo Schulze about Remembering the GDR, Simple Storys, and 33 Moments of Happiness; with an Introduction to His Work Dagmar...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... between the appropriation of Heimat clichés in the works of Weimar and GDR Jewish filmmakers highlight the similarities of their ambitions and self-perceptions. In particular, it suggests that in different political frameworks, Jewish filmmakers used similar means to advocate an alternative notion...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Karen Leeder The German Democratic Republic (GDR) was founded on the specter of communism; it now haunts contemporary capitalism as unrealized aspiration, trauma, or travesty. This article focuses on the representation of the after-life of the GDR in the work of Volker Braun. It examines...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 77–106.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Juliane Schicker This article deals with questions of the sociopolitical involvement of classical music performance spaces. During the last twenty years of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), the Gewandhaus in Leipzig provided opportunities for its users to emancipate themselves from Socialist...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 207–230.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Matthew Philpotts The first major government building to be completed in Berlin by the National Socialist regime, later the House of Ministries in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), and now the seat of the Federal Finance Ministry, the Reich Aviation Ministry is an archetypal palimpsest site...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 69–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
... years. The long-since-discredited but nevertheless still-powerful concept of a zero hour has, however, tended to obscure the connections between early Cold War culture and Weimar culture. In the early culture of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) these connections are both easier to see...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 63–86.
Published: 01 August 2012
... gibt’: The Persistence of East Berlin in the Contemporary City,” in “From Stasiland to Ostalgie: The GDR Twenty Years After,” ed. Karen Leeder, special issue, Oxford Ger- man Studies 38, no. 3 [2009]: 302). Texts that feature contemporary Germany as a terrain vague question this very notion...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of the idea of German nationhood was accompanied, furthermore, by “memory contests” that preoccupied the public throughout the 1990s and well into the first decade of the twenty-first century.4 These concerned the long-term legacy of National Socialism and of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), two...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Hilbig’s Die Kunde von den Bäumen and Alte Abdeckerei Gillian Pye The GDR and Trash as Metaphor and Ideological Category When the German Democratic Republic (GDR) collapsed some twenty years ago, the whole country seemed...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 119–132.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Democratic Republic (GDR).1 While in the GDR the idea of the gratuitous destruction of the city by Allied bombers served the state’s anti- imperialist rhetoric, Dresden since unification has become a site of national recovery.2 Apart from the traumatic legacy of World War II, the city now represents...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 15–47.
Published: 01 August 2006
... promised by Western politicians more than a decade ago on the eve of unifi cation, Germanists and others may fi nd it unfashionable to revisit the embodiment of positive heroes and model workers on the stages of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Especially when portrayals of once pivotal...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of Nazism and the GDR in the decade following (and preceding) reunification. These “Berlin novels” offer wide-ranging perspectives on the city over a ten-year period through often-conflicting generational differences and thereby make possible a perspective that reveals how dissimilar representations...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): iii–xiv.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in the GDR .” New German Critique , no. 2 ( 1974 ): 90 – 103 . Bathrick David . The Powers of Speech: The Politics of Culture in the GDR . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 1995 . Huyssen Andreas , and Rabinbach Anson . “ New German Critique : The First Decade .” New...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 77–100.
Published: 01 August 2006
... parallels, are but two examples of such allegorical productions. Still, Wangenheimʼs Hamlet was a signifi cant moment in the theatrical history of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) for several reasons. First, the pro- duction foregrounded the heretofore relatively neglected fi gure of Fortinbras...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 187–214.
Published: 01 November 2022
... this problem through the fictive figure of Stahlmann. Caroline.Rupprecht@qc.cuny.edu Copyright © 2022 by New German Critique, Inc. 2022 GDR Moscow show trials leftist antisemitism Khmer Rouge Red Army Faction One Sunday morning, while I was shaving in our bathroom, I saw my father. He...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 169–203.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of the hand or to sit on a tabletop. They might also be thought of as maquettes for the mind—three-dimensional tools for Glöckner to continue the daily exercise of his sculptural imagination. Read in the context of the hegemonic socialist realist visual culture of the German Democratic Republic (GDR...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 February 2008
... to be necessary to monitor the political behavior of the population for subversive behavior, conspiratorial activities, or treason. The McCarthy era, as much as Stalin- ism or the Nazi regime, but also the secret police system in the German Dem- ocratic Republic (GDR), the notorious Staatssicherheit...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in conflicting artistic practices, from Christian humanist iconography and varieties of realism to modernist abstraction and radical avant-gardism, enough to challenge any developmental narrative of modern art. If anything, the col- lapse of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the subsequent unifi...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 47–62.
Published: 01 August 2012
... among West German anarchists and in East Berlin Brechtian theater. Elsewhere I have written on the novel’s deterritorialization of German memory, its evocation of the 1970s German Democratic Republic (GDR) find- ing resonances in a much-extended space-time.30 Here I am specifically con- cerned...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 49–64.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Berliner Ensemble production of Germania Tod in Berlin (the East German premiere of that play, eleven years after its West German premiere). This scene even- tually became the opening of the published text of Germania 3. It shows the 1930s communist martyr Ernst Thälmann and the GDR leader Walter...