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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 75–93.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Alexandra Tacke In abstract and sometimes deliberately alienating treatments of archival material, Eyal Sivan and Rony Brauman's Specialist (1999) and Romuald Karmakar's Himmler Project (2000) engage in impressive reconcretizations of Hannah Arendt's concept of the “banality of evil.” Both...
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Published: 01 August 2019
Figure 2. The actor Manfred Zapatka reading Heinrich Himmler’s Posen speech in 1999. Still from Das Himmler-Projekt , directed by Romuald Karmakar. Photograph © 2000 Pantera Film GmbH. Figure 2. The actor Manfred Zapatka reading Heinrich Himmler’s Posen speech in 1999. Still from Das Himmler More
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 75–86.
Published: 01 November 2007
... interested in provocation than in serious engagement with the topic. He is inspired by recent developments in perpetrator research, which for the last decade has become an increasingly infl uential aspect of the discipline of history. Karmakar’s fi lm The Himmler Project (2000) consists entirely...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 171–195.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Figure 2. The actor Manfred Zapatka reading Heinrich Himmler’s Posen speech in 1999. Still from Das Himmler-Projekt , directed by Romuald Karmakar. Photograph © 2000 Pantera Film GmbH. Figure 2. The actor Manfred Zapatka reading Heinrich Himmler’s Posen speech in 1999. Still from Das Himmler...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 45–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Heinrich Himmler privately informs, in the summer of 1941, that “Hitler has ordered the fi nal solution to the Jewish problem in Europe. And you have been chosen to carry out this task.”16 Lang is a perpetrator, but one who combines naïveté, competence, shyness, and blind obedience. George’s acting...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 57–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
... constative view as he toils along the fence. Karmakar consistently withdraws from meaning. Relying on modes of recontextualization and the defamiliarization of usual patterns of perception, Karmakar had impressed viewers with The Himm­ ler Project (Das Himmler-Projekt, 2000).19 In the sterile...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 21–34.
Published: 01 February 2009
... if you write it this way, this works only in this exact style of writ- ing, this works only in this pseudothinker style in which Dr. Max Aue (osten- sibly) distinguishes himself from the average SS brute, all because one only has to listen to Heinrich Himmler’s October 1943 speech at Posen to under...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and is nearly expressionless; his sobriety—his Sachlichkeit— feels emphatic. The performance strategy to some extent recalls Romuald Karmakar’s film Das Himmler-Projekt (2000), although its form is not quite so radical.38 In Karmakar’s film the actor Manfred Zapatka stands at a desk in front of a neutral...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
...,” 371–76, 385–86. 42. A letter from Heinrich Himmler, the head of the SS, to Willrich makes it clear that extreme Nazi ideologues and proponents of the policy of extermination responded with reservations to the blind fanaticism of these failed, insignificant artists. See Himmler to Willrich...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 197–220.
Published: 01 August 2019
... made by their spokesmen who have discovered the hidden forces that move history (e.g., OT , 345–46). She notes the “unwavering faith in an ideological fictitious world” as an important mark of the totalitarian regime ( OT , 417). More specifically, she argues that Himmler, who knew so well...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 27–51.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of things quickly”) (27). The end- note reveals that the source is a 1943 letter from Heinrich Himmler (134). The sentence’s failure to mention the purpose of the required trains is put in relief by the terse, explicit vocabulary of the cropped quotation on the facing page: (I) . . . (II...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 61–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
... is pinned on insight into the private worlds of Hitler, Himmler, and Co., what is interesting here is the implicit distinction between scientifi c and fi lmic historical representation. There can be no doubt about it: fi lms do narrate differently from history books. Films use documentary fi lm...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 137–165.
Published: 01 August 2013
... was relatively indifferent to the issue of homosexuality in the Nazi Party ranks. But leading Nazis such as Heinrich Himmler shared the right-wing celebration of homosociality while fearing a homosexual conspiracy against the state. That anxiety legitimated their repressive, murderous measures against...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 149–181.
Published: 01 February 2009
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the Jews in the death of Jesus, or the absurdities of an “Aryan Jesus” that came from some “German Christians” in the Nazi era?12 As their intent was to explain the contributions of European ideas to the mass murder of European Jewry, they could also have cited what Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... qualities that only a fi ctional character can have: he is present, as an observing participant, in just about every place where the worst crimes against humanity were committed; he has access to privileged information available only to the inner circle around the SS leader Heinrich Himmler; and most...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 91–118.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of Germanic/Indogermanic Religion.” In The Study of Religion under the Impact of Fascism , edited by Junginger Horst , 179 – 204 . Leiden : Brill . Lixfeld Gisela . 1994 . “Das ‘Ahnenerbe’ Heinrich Himmlers und die ideologisch-politische Funktion seiner Volkskunde.” In Jacobeit...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 137–170.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in the body “behind” the film is marked from the outset as somewhat perverse and cer- tainly obscene—whether it presents Hitler as an anus expelling gas (“The greatest fart of the century [Der größte Furz des Jahrhunderts or focuses ten-minute shots on Heinrich Himmler’s fleshy gut,Hitler consistently...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 119–140.
Published: 01 February 2016
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 39–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., a longer passage about results of medical experi- mentation on prisoners, and an excerpt from Heinrich Himmler’s infamous 1943 Posen speech. “Germany” thus precedes the female protagonist, yet it is lodged in the blind spot of her perceptual faculties; a feeling of (or for) this ubiquitous history...