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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 169–197.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Patrizia McBride This article examines the discourse and practice of photography enacted in Weimar Germany's modernist photobook as a testing ground for the medium's narrative potential. This project involved the attempt to stake out an aesthetics that exploited photography's aptitude for exact...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 109–133.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mary Nolan This article examines how the Federal Republic of Germany responded to leftist political dissent, protest, and violence by constructing it as extremism and criminalizing forms of opposition and protest. This occurred during the outlawing of the Communist Party of Germany in the 1950s...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 179–197.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Ido Ramati The article explores the phenomenon of return to Germany in contemporary Israeli cinema and argues that this return encodes a therapeutic construct for cultural healing from the traumas of forced migration and the Holocaust. Trauma studies supplies a theoretical framework...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 9–40.
Published: 01 November 2015
...James Chappel Catholicism in twentieth-century Germany was more than a Sunday-morning activity: it was a political economy, or a means of grasping and governing the social realm. Catholics began to forge their own social theories at the end of the nineteenth century, and during the Weimar era...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 163–200.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Marc David Baer The article explores the Islam envisioned in the extensive writings of one of the most prominent German converts to Islam in Weimar Germany, the Jewish poet, philosopher, and political activist Hugo Marcus (1880–1966). Marcus's understanding of Islam is a surprisingly Eurocentric...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 207–245.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Camilla Smith This article focuses on visual culture and the guidebook series Was nicht im “Baedeker” steht , published by Piper Verlag in Weimar Germany. The Berlin guide, written by Eugen Szatmari in 1927, shared attitudes toward tourism championed by the journal Der Querschnitt . Szatmari’s...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 35–63.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and ruptures of modern German history than the conventional and highly commercial Blauen Bücher, published by Karl Robert Langewiesche starting in 1907. Die Schöne Heimat , first published in 1915, was the series’ best-selling title. By 1971, and the 619,000th copy, Germany had changed fundamentally, yet...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Amir Engel Abstract This article reconstructs two “modes of memory” in postwar West Germany and explores an underappreciated historical trajectory. These two modes offer radically different ideas about why Germany should remember its past. In the immediate aftermath of the war, Karl Jaspers called...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Samuel Clowes Huneke Abstract This article analyzes the relationship between suicide and homosexual discourses in modern Germany. Considering literature, gay periodicals, mainstream newspapers, letters, plays, and poetry, it asks how authors came to correlate homosexuality so strongly...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 59–71.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Claudia Lenssen Abstract As traditional media in Germany have lost their relevance in the digital age, so has the perpetually embattled authority of film criticism diminished. The article addresses current debates about the state of criticism while critics are confronting the collapse of the media...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 99–140.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Hans-Georg von Arburg Abstract In early twentieth-century Germany a population explosion in its big cities created a housing crisis. A widespread and heavily medialized debate prompted a search for solutions and triggered a rhetoric of the last dwelling. From large communal estates to subsistence...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 7–39.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Esra Akcan New German Critique, Inc. 2006 Toward a Cosmopolitan Ethics in Architecture: Bruno Tautʼs Translations out of Germany Esra Akcan The stronger the belief that East...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 165–193.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Peter Knight New German Critique, Inc. 2008 Outrageous Conspiracy Theories: Popular and Offi cial Responses to 9/11 in Germany and the United States Peter Knight Opinion polls conducted in Germany in 2003...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Roland May In August 1944 Turkey severed diplomatic relations with Germany. Despite the order to leave the country immediately, some five hundred German citizens refused to return to their homeland. Among them was one of the most prominent German architects of those years: Paul Bonatz (1877–1956...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Thomas W. Kniesche Germans to the Final Frontier: Science Fiction, Popular Culture, and the Military in 1960s Germany—the Case of Raumpatrouille Thomas W. Kniesche The First German Science Fiction TV Series...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 181–209.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Jana Cattien Abstract This article interrogates the discursive regimes that underpin Leitkultur (guiding culture) discourse in contemporary Germany and argues that Leitkultur conjures Germany’s imagined “freedom from history” from within Enlightenment temporalities of liberal freedom. This requires...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 39–60.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Joe Paul Kroll This article explores the difficulties involved in theory transfer in the humanities from Germany to the English-speaking countries as they appear from the perspective of the publishing industry. Drawing on interviews with publishing professionals in Germany, the United States...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 15–48.
Published: 01 August 2022
... politics under Nazi rule, Arendt’s political thought develops as a systematic critique and response to the histories of antisemitism, imperialism, and totalitarianism. After joining the Nazi Party in 1933, Schmitt endorsed the expulsion of Jewish intellectuals from Germany, celebrated the burning...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 47–59.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sander L. Gilman The publication (and continued prominence) of Thilo Sarrazin's book Deutschland schafft sich ab ( Germany Does Away with Itself , 2010) illustrates how debates taking place in the American context affect other arguments about race in places such as Germany. The question of race...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 61–79.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in displaced persons (DP) camps in Allied-occupied Germany, Austria, and Italy survived because they had been “deported to life” from parts of Poland that came under Soviet control as a result of the Nazi-Soviet Pact, first in labor camps in the Soviet interior and then, with their release after the German...