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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 141–169.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Press . ———. 2006 . Why Arendt Matters . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . reconciliation political forgiveness secular ethics historical semantics Julia Kristeva © 2016 by New German Critique, Inc. 2016 ...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 121–141.
Published: 01 November 2008
... not with the life and times of a peculiar kind of authority (Herrschaft) or even with authority in general but with the linguistic articulations and historical semantics of modern political discourse in toto.23 21. Benjamin, “State Monopoly on Pornography.” One of the rare interpretations of this short...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 35–56.
Published: 01 November 2008
... in Luther’s usage, in fact unwittingly repeats a kind of semantic subreption fi rst carried out by Luther. The question then arises as to Agamben’s position in this lineage.29 When he bases his (historical) reconstruction on a critique of Weber, Agam- ben himself employs, nolens volens...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 141–178.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., the legacy of the poststructuralist “death” of the Author and corresponding conceptions of intertextuality—that seem to stand in the way. I suggest that, despite many past efforts, a reconciliation of materiality and interpretation is particularly prescient in today’s media-historical landscape, in which...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 155–180.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Lens: Visions of North-South Conflict during the Algerian War of Independence,” American Historical Review 105 (2000): 739–69. 158 Ruins of the Cold War to recognize the relevance of the Cold War—only reluctantly incorporated as a “borderline case” (Grenzfall)—to the semantic scope of his book...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 205–220.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Steven E. Aschheim Abstract This article presents an exposition, analysis, and critique of Anson Rabinbach’s historical research and theses as reflected in Staging the Third Reich: Essays in Cultural and Intellectual History (2020), a volume of his essays on Nazism, fascism, antifascism...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 133–162.
Published: 01 August 2017
... seisachtheia is astonishingly more relevant than other, later historical instances. But, in his own situatedness, Habermas locates the semantics of solidarity in Roman law of debts and denies any politicization prior to the French Revolution. He perceives related disputes in archaic civili- zations...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2019
... is coming to an end. If this is so, it is of little use to describe newly emerging, or newly dominant, forms of identity assembly only negatively, that is, in terms of what is lost or perceived as lacking. Instead, a new conceptual vocabulary is needed to go beyond the semantics of an age of authenticity...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 167–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by McCormick John P. , 221 – 42 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Scott David . 2004 . Conscripts of Modernity: The Tragedy of Colonial Enlightenment . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Scuccimarra Luca . 2008 . “Semantics of Time and Historical Experience: Remarks...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Philip Broadbent Berlin's historically mottled topography has been widely discussed in fiction and nonfiction as have discussions of the city itself as a site on which German history has left marks and gaps that continue to gauge post-reunification Berlin literary portrayals. This essay addresses...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... What follows is her commentary (as a monologue within a “landscape with Argonauts more precisely an image of her to punctuate the living, historical worlds of the dead in the authorʼs head: “The dead, they say, stand on the ground / Upright swimmers until the bones rest.”6 The case...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 27–49.
Published: 01 February 2008
... (and traditionally negative) assumptions. The problem of defi nition arises from the apparently insuperable diffi culty of achieving a level of generality while still incorporating essential differentia that give the general some meaning. The radical distance between historical periods compounds the problem...
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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 (3 (111)): 131–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Benjamin's fragment Capitalism as Religion , written in 1921, takes up certain discourses and transforms them by his own writing. Its inconsistencies (or “ungrammaticalities”) and semantic displacements institute a textual movement, which turns out to be allegorical. It thus both constructs and deconstructs...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 101–133.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., demonstrating the multifaceted push toward sexual activity in public policy.3 Such empirical research and analyses of semantics show All images are reproduced with the kind permission of Transit-Film GmbH and the Murnau Foundation. 1. Wilhelm Reich, The Mass Psychology of Fascism, trans. Theodore P...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 65–84.
Published: 01 February 2011
... historically involved contesting the current German-Polish border. Such clarification is necessary in view of certain reviews such as those published in Der Spiegel, which suggest that March of Millions and Die Gust- loff engage in a full-blown revival of the myth of German victimhood...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2015
... on the Semantics of Modern Concepts of Move- ment,” in Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time, trans. Keith Tribe (New York: Colum- bia University Press, 2004), 236. Anne Fuchs  33 Acceleration can thus be viewed as the very source of lateness...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 1–9.
Published: 01 February 2022
... both right and left but also offers a functionalist theory of historical reception. The Genesis of the Copernican World (1975, trans. 1987) recounts the momentous loss of earth’s—and humanity’s—central position in the cosmos and reflects on its philosophical consequences. Work on Myth (1979, trans...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 53–72.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the listeners, and it is our ultimate aim to study the listener” (CM, 65). While he detects a degree of unified listener response in relation to a (then) contemporary techni- cal tool, the listener is not regarded as subjectively or historically invariant: “It would be simply naïve to presume...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 81–103.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Sabine Haenni Abstract Focusing on Alexander Kluge’s short film Chicago im Zeitraffer ( Chicago in Time Lapse ), this article inserts his work with moving images into a larger genealogy of the city symphony film. Elucidating his relationship with the historical cinematic avant-garde, as Kluge...
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