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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to participate in and influence this discourse. The article argues that in manipulating and decontextualizing Heimat iconography, prominent Jewish filmmakers were able to introduce the aspirations and fears of integration-seeking outsiders—of German Jews—into the discourse of German nationality. The similarities...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 65–91.
Published: 01 November 2022
... German Critique, Inc. 2022 political aesthetics iconography social movements in literature collective protest class struggle At the end of the first volume of The Aesthetics of Resistance , the protagonist runs into his friend Ayschmann outside the cathedral in Valencia...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 137–165.
Published: 01 August 2013
... whose back shows traces of physical abuse. Two months later James A. Van Dyke  145 the AIZ published a montage in which John Heartfield slyly deployed a mod- ified version of the seventeenth-century iconography of the king’s body, exemplified...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 105–140.
Published: 01 February 2020
... ), while promotional material for the Danish film Himmelskibet ( Das Himmelsschiff [ A Trip to Mars ], dir. Holger Madsen, 1918) seems thematically related both to the war and to Warburg’s enduring preoccupation with the cosmological significance of the iconography of air travel. 11 This does...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 155–180.
Published: 01 February 2011
... constituent of both the postwar and Cold War worldviews. Ernst Bartl’s iconography of fear is therefore irreducible to the nuclear angst that dominates our perception of the Cold War.17 Embrac- ing photography as its principal medium, his book derives its central message from the unstable semantics...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... sequence featuring carvings of hares on gravestones in the Old Jewish Cemetery in Frankfurt am Main (fig. 2). These hares, associated in medieval Jewish iconography with the people of Israel, remind the viewer of the protagonist’s Jewish ancestry and suggest parallels between her persecu- tion...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 57–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
... their innocent character. They have become an integral part of Holocaust iconography, in fictional as well as in nonfictional productions. Landscapes of memory are occupied locations; they are occupied by his- tory as well as by the history of film. In terms of “medial memory” mediales( Gedächtnis...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2016
... across the equinoctial regions of the New Continent. This image belongs to a series of portraits of Humboldt at his desk. They clearly contrast the dominant iconography of the eighteenth cen- tury in which authors liked to show themselves amid their books, in the closed-off world of a study...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 207–230.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to June 17, 1953, now stands. At both locations, the building was dressed in the overt sym- bolism of militarism, nationalism, and the Party. The imperial eagle, iron cross, and swastika adorned the balconies facing the Ehrenhof and the gateposts on Wilhelmstraße, further ideological iconography...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 65–76.
Published: 01 August 2006
... that he didnʼt understand the meaning of Hamletmaschine and ʻif he knew the meaning he wouldnʼt have had to write itʼ” (Shyer, Robert Wilson and His Collaborators, 131). David Bathrick 73 of iconography and sound. Temporally, the text undergoes a late...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 133–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., goes one stage farther. While incorporating all manner of imagery from his personal iconography into his paintings, his style evokes an even earlier moment in art history—symbolism—as is evidenced primarily by the recur- rence of masks, animals, carnivalesque imagery, and fantastical elements...
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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 143–171.
Published: 01 February 2024
.... Uklański’s projects thus not only address the mass-cultural inflation and glamourization of Nazi iconography and the persistence of fascism. They also engage in a dialogue about the relationship between still photography and moving images that is older than Nazism itself, even as it plays a role in how...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 51–64.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of the most important political mythologies coming out of the Enlighten- ment: unity is addressed in mottoes and symbols as well as rescue and redemp- tion. The bald eagle’s breast is a shield and as such the national emblem of the United States. The iconography of the pyramid and the eye in a triangle...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 87–100.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., as there, is a return to the individual: the priest has to decide alone. . . . As for the criminals and victims: we are supposed to look at their personal stories because we no longer believe in the political.18 One could add to his criticism the use of Christian symbolism and iconography...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in conflicting artistic practices, from Christian humanist iconography and varieties of realism to modernist abstraction and radical avant-gardism, enough to challenge any developmental narrative of modern art. If anything, the col- lapse of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the subsequent unifi...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 65–84.
Published: 01 February 2011
... iconography of the Holocaust is off- limits for a redeployment within representations of German suffering. He evokes the emotional power of images associated with the Holocaust: refugees 15. For an excellent discussion of the rhetorical equation of the Allies’ bombardment of Dres- den...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 9–30.
Published: 01 August 2010
... reserved for German art?11 Postwar filmgoers eschewed Trümmerfilme for Hollywood features (both reprises and new releases) as well as evergreens from the Nazi era. In Film ohne Titel (Film without a Title, 1948) a scriptwriter describes the iconography of a Trümmerfilm (“Dusk. Ruins from below...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 85–113.
Published: 01 February 2011
... history of being encoded visually in German, and indeed international, memory. Dominating Dresden’s iconography were postcardlike views of its baroque cityscape, which eclipsed large parts of the built environ- ment, including its significant industrial aspects. Viewers thus saw postbomb- ing...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in unpacking the objectives behind the building and 2. For a discussion of Lin’s memorial, see, e.g., Charles L. Griswold, “The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Washington Mall: Philosophical Thoughts on Political Iconography,” Critical Inquiry 12 (1986): 688–719; Mary McLeod, “The Battle...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 39–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
... capture the sense of fragmentation and affective excess that accrue to witnessing the aftermath of genocide, her deployment of Renaissance Christian iconography, and in particular the figure of Christ’s dead body in Vittore Carpaccio’s Preparation of Christ’s Tomb (ca. 1505), warrants careful...