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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Ottmar Ette The nomadic thinking in Alexander von Humboldt's American travel journals makes them relevant in the context of global theories. As a theoretician of globalization between words, scientific fields, and worlds, Humboldt explores the dimensions and movements of knowledge through...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 1–31.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Lydia Goehr This essay investigates global discourse in the shadow of the 1960s. It draws on the views of Nelson Goodman, Marshall McLuhan, and Theodor W. Adorno to explore three concepts central to music in the age of global transmission: compliance, current, and virtuality. It looks at “Three...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... veterinarian to zoological director to global conservation activist, the article shows that the Malthusian fears that underpinned Grzimek's plea for national parks in sub-Saharan Africa that segregated people and wildlife had their origins in an environmental Kulturkritik born of post-Nazi and Cold War...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 189–207.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Andreas Huyssen New German Critique, Inc. 2007 Geographies of Modernism in a Globalizing World Andreas Huyssen In memory of Edward W. Said The geography of classical modernism is primarily determined...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 31–58.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Caleb J. Basnett Dominant approaches to cosmopolitanism have been criticized for failing to sufficiently account for how power and privilege have entwined with cosmopolitan proposals, and cosmopolitanism itself has been accused of being the ideology of global capitalism. Taking seriously...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 67–82.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Daniel Morgan Miriam Hansen's idea of vernacular modernism explains the global appeal of classical Hollywood cinema by drawing on its affinity with modernist aesthetics. She argues that cinema's modernism is part of a widespread mass culture response to the changing features of modern life...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 133–162.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Marianna Papastephanou Claims, aspirations, and hopes for Europe as a postnational constellation are often based on the assumption that the European sociality, as it emerges from its public discourses, is more or less committed to a normative promise of global justice. This faith in Europe lacks...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 185–192.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Quinn Slobodian This essay offers a capsule memoir of a part-time Germanist. It recounts the author’s experience of coming of age in the 1990s when it was salad days for All Things German in North America and the sheen of Weimar shone. This decade was followed by the years of the global war...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 175–184.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Jessica Ruffin This essay proposes an ethics for critical philosophies attuned to global white supremacy and its effects of violence, erasure, and precarity. The essay examines Arthur Schopenhauer as a potential forefigure for critical practices that aim to attend to the precarious survival...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 73–94.
Published: 01 August 2010
... . There are material grounds for this difference in underground identity, but this essay focuses on the Wall that gave the city a metaphorics of space symbolizing the global divisions it embodied in a brutally physical manner and the tunnels that, in their very invisibility, were seen both to echo and to subvert...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2016
... and early twentieth centuries and the more recent constructivist worldviews typically discrediting biological thinking about humans as intrinsically “essentialist” and “nature” as cultural fabrication. The global ecological crisis, however, and an increasing awareness of the impact of human activity...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 51–88.
Published: 01 August 2011
... into an international and increasingly global framework. The history of Weber's concept of charisma—which was first enthusiastically embraced in the United States between the late 1930s and the mid-1960s—must necessarily be told from such a transnational perspective. © 2011 by New German Critique, Inc. 2011 Max...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 129–157.
Published: 01 August 2011
... globalization, namely, cultural mobility. © 2011 by New German Critique, Inc. 2011 What Is Heideggerian Cinema? Film, Philosophy, and Cultural Mobility Martin Woessner In the late 1960s the American filmmaker Terrence Malick...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the phenomenon of social abstraction and human acceleration of time. The argument concerning enlightenment and modernity becomes reactualized in the context of globalization and the tight approximation of cultures based on different density and frequency of secularization, disenchanting the world. By advocating...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 171–191.
Published: 01 November 2013
... localism contra globalism, rent and rate-of-return gap, second modernity, the creative class and its precariat . © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc. 2013 Großstadtfilm and Gentrification Debates: Localism and Social Imaginary in Soul Kitchen and Eine flexible Frau...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 155–178.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Andrea Orzoff Abstract The poet and singer-songwriter Wolf Biermann was a member of the East German chapter of PEN International, a UNESCO-affiliated global literary association. Unlike other East German literary organizations, DDR PEN members and leaders tried at least occasionally to protect...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... foundation for the sixties New Left. Recent studies of the “global sixties” have shown the transnational connections between new lefts across space; this article explains their continuity across time. 41. Abendroth, “Ein Programm-Entwurf der Anpassung und Resignation” (1959), in Gesammelte Schriften...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 11–34.
Published: 01 November 2019
... such as community and home in an age of transnationalism and globalism. Focusing on two productions that self-consciously redeploy the western’s legacy, Thomas Bidegain’s Les Cowboys (2015) and Valeska Grisebach’s Western (2017), as well as some related examples, this article scrutinizes the myths of the genre...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 81–106.
Published: 01 August 2020
... theoretical perspective on political phenomena. In the context of the Frankfurt School, Kirchheimer’s works present a countermodel to the interpretation of modern mass democracy as an integrative regime of instrumental reason. He refused to accept such a global interpretation. In his work at the Institute...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 153–180.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Christoph Schaub Abstract Largely overlooked in the booming scholarship on world literature, literary globalization, and transnational modernism, a world literature of socialist internationalism was imagined, written, theorized, and practiced in the aftermath of World War I, representing the first...