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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 (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 99–140.
Published: 01 November 2020
...-level dwellings, a new type of housing was propagated in newspapers, magazines, exhibitions, films, guidebooks, and advertisements. Siegfried Kracauer, architect, journalist, and author, also became engaged in this debate, willfully reinterpreting New Objectivity’s aesthetics of things ( Dingästhetik...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 49–72.
Published: 01 August 2010
... was getting readers lost in the postwar urban ruins of Europe, he relied on the guidebooks of Karl Baedeker to find his way. Bae- deker’s little red handbooks, which set the standard for the guidebook industry in the nineteenth century, contained a wealth of information about cities around the globe...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 189–202.
Published: 01 August 2014
... for tour- ism. The port had left its mark everywhere on the city. Sexual promiscuity right at the center of town was very much part of its identity. A guidebook from 1925 advised tourists to explore both the old port and the new one, and while recognizing some of the sights between the two points...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 155–180.
Published: 01 February 2011
... to the postwar rubble aesthetic. The author appears acutely aware of this transgression. Instead of put- ting together a guidebook for a virtual journey from ruins to renewal, Bartl employs Egerland to flesh out the ambivalence of visual rubble vocabularies, now ambiguously attributable either...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., Olaf Peters  25 demagogic slogans, and exaggerated sales prices were also necessary to ensure that the viewers condemned what the painters expressed. Understandably, given how hastily it was organized, the exhibition was not accompanied by a catalog or guidebook. A bright red insert...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 201–227.
Published: 01 August 2017
... aesthetics could not be kept autonomous from society and politics. In part, this development can be attributed to Otto Roese, author of the original Salome guidebook for concert audiences. In a pamphlet that identified musical themes, he spends the entire introduction explaining how Salome’s music...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 35–63.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., but Langewiesche’s claim that “certainly over seventy thousand, perhaps over eighty thousand images” were considered for inclusion is not supported by the correspondence in the company archives. 33 It should be remembered, however, that Langewiesche also pored over local guidebooks, picture postcards, and other...