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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 171–194.
Published: 01 February 2016
... exchange? Tawada's texts frame disasters as islands, as closed areas, which obstruct communication. As a result of translation and the islands' historical and geopolitical interconnections, Tawada's “disaster islands” remain, however, only partly isolated. They are constantly disturbed by outsiders...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2010
... victimization, on the other. To that end, the essay elaborates on the building's place within the context of both German multiculturalism during the Cold War era and the United States' geopolitical choices after September 11. © 2010 by New German Critique, Inc. 2010 This article was first presented...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 221–252.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of the transcendental life force in the human species as a whole. Copyright © 2019 by New German Critique, Inc. 2019 Martin Heidegger Oskar Goldberg modern gnosticism vitalism geopolitics This article brings together two thinkers, one of whom, Martin Heidegger, will be known to all the readers...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 37–58.
Published: 01 February 2016
... colonialism, fascism, and literary mod- ernism, and vice versa, to show how those discourses can help us read the impact of profound cultural and geopolitical transformation on the imagina- tion of a great writer. Primitivism is an index of cultural dislocation that artic- ulates, consciously...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 11–34.
Published: 01 November 2019
... soil. Unlike Bidegain, whose emphasis is on the story, the characters, and a peripatetic geopolitical drama, Grisebach’s attention resides elsewhere. Bidegain transforms the “metaphor of The Searchers ” into an international rescue mission, while Grisebach appropriates a set of visual icons...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2015
... uncovered in the following pages were only part of the broader matrix that made up the postwar world. They merged with the experiences of exile, war, and new geopolitical realities. This volume, however, suggests that the Cold War order cannot truly be understood without identify- ing the persistence...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 63–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of organization. Simultaneously, the ontological dis- locations amplifi ed by the technologies of war (cold or hot) were being man- aged in cybernetic games of environmental and geopolitical risk like Fullerʼs World Game. These two projects eventually came together in the architectural “post- modernism...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 181–209.
Published: 01 February 2021
... problem” was limned as the collateral damage of an unfortunate series of geopolitical meltdowns in Africa and the Middle East—none of which were considered to implicate Germany, either historically or presently. In 2017 the local government of Berlin launched a campaign that showcased refugees...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
.... The difference between Star Trek and Raumpatrouille in terms of han- dling borders in space reflects historical and geopolitical desires and anxieties that had developed over a long time. Whereas the drive to the unknown regions of the West had ultimately established the United States of America...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 139–167.
Published: 01 February 2012
... victory in World War II provided a semblance of stability and secu- rity, for the majority of those living in the metropoles at least, by mapping the opposition onto geopolitical borders: the East and the West and their respec- tive spheres of influence. Today, through the new technologies...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
... false belief in its possession of universal truth. Habermas, who echoes Max Weber in describing himself as “religiously tone-deaf,” undertakes a philosophical reflection on religion’s relation to political theory, from reproductive technologies to immigration and geopolitics. A rising Muslim...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 165–193.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the hid- den connections behind all events, these newer forms of conspiratorial repre- sentation instead attempt to explain not just a few anomalies in the offi cial version but a whole geopolitical backstory. In connecting the dots of pol- icy, procedure, and world affairs that are often obscured...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... as a political scientist to “save the future” from present geopolitical and socioeconomic determinations. He hoped to conduct a critical investigation of alternative futures in the name of socialist humanism. Flechtheim introduced the term futurology in his 1945 essay “Teaching the Future,” which appeared...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 47–62.
Published: 01 August 2012
... with another in 1989–90 may have enormous geopolitical and historical significance, but the micropolitics of the moment of uncertainty, of popular resistance preceding even “Wir sind das Volk” (We are the people) and its reterritorialization into the logic of unification would have been the event...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 83–119.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and immediately reviewed by Friedrich Meinecke in one of Kafkaʼs favorite monthlies, Die neue Rundschau), the Swedish geographer Rudolf Kjellén, a prominent champion of modern geopolitics, argues that the crucial character- istic of Nietzscheʼs overman is not high-spirited individualism but submis- sive...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 21–37.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: the political dimension and the geopolitical embeddedness of theory. Therefore I take a closer look at a rather unsuccessful transfer that may shed light on the issue: the case of the German philosopher Ernst Bloch.40 At first, Bloch seems to fit rather nicely into the picture, being close to the ideas...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 119–135.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., geopolitical empire building, the mindless diversions of our con­ sciousness industry, daily worldwide ecocides, the suburban banalities of a globalized simulcast, and their attendant lack of affect. As a miniature art­ work that possesses a negatively charged aesthetic cognitive content...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 31–47.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of the geopolitical location—and this by virtue of a battered, make- shift sign, barely visible at the edge of the frame, telling us that we are enter- ing the American sector. In Wilder’s 1947 Berlin there are no borders; there is no divided city. For instance, where the Brandenburg Gate soon became an icon...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 171–188.
Published: 01 August 2014
... horizon in China. If Shanghai was the center of film production and film exhibition up to 1937, the eruption of the Second Sino-Japanese War split China into at least five geopolitical zone and film centers: the Japanese-annexed Manchuria boasted the largest film studio in Asia; film culture...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 65–84.
Published: 01 February 2011
... docudramas—namely, Darkness Fell over Gotenhafen—I show that the parameters the film offers for a critical com- ing to terms with the past are historically contingent at best and thus cannot be transposed to the specific geopolitical and cultural location of Germany in the first decade...