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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 143–164.
Published: 01 November 2008
... thus far unrecognized, namely, how the problem of heresy figures at its core; they help us recall the interwar origins of the contemporary fascination with the term, the historical “horizon” in which it was born; they make plain what was at stake for Jewish thinkers in particular; and they help us ask...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2018
... scholarly attentiveness to thick theological threads interwoven in interwar German cultural discourse. Copyright © 2018 by New German Critique, Inc. 2018 Walter Benjamin Theodor Haecker language mysticism inner emigration chatter ( Geschwätz ) References Benjamin Walter . 1991...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and revolutionary socialist splinter groups of the interwar years served as attractive models. At the same time, the Sixty-eighter generation rebelled against a political establishment now represented by that earlier generation of neoleftist pioneers, their parents. But generational conflict was just the symptom...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 145–168.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of bolshevism and fascism in the interwar era constituted ideas that gained a formative influence during the Cold War after 1945: a theory of totalitarianism, a concept of militant democracy, and Western European integration. © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 liberalism Weimar Republic interwar...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 185–205.
Published: 01 August 2009
... work among Spanish and French graphic artists in 1931. This essay therefore sheds light on what has remained obscured by the political history of the interwar and postwar years. © 2009 by New German Critique, Inc. 2009 I am grateful to Sherwin Simmons, who commented on an earlier draft...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 7–20.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Erica Carter Abstract Focusing on the interwar writings of the film journalist and theorist Béla Balázs, this article argues for an understanding of Balázs’s film aesthetics as grounded in a popular politics of the body. Balázs understood film as a medium in which experiences of image, sound...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 33–66.
Published: 01 August 2018
... resemble facial scars or sores, and the red patches and distorted pupil of the woman’s eyes correlate with interwar medical literature describing the typical signs of syphilis. In addition, I propose that Dix used the widow’s veil to explore a troubling ambiguity about her identity that evoked the real...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in an American context in which the rela- tions between high and low culture, as well as the role of art in society, were coded quite differently than they were in Europe, either in the interwar or in New German Critique 99, Vol. 33, No. 3, Fall 2006 DOI 10.1215/0094033X-2006-008 © 2006 by New German...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 August 2013
... crossed a threshold, as it presented a theory that shed light on all the new ways in which masses and collectives were represented and analyzed in interwar European culture. An inherited notion of the masses, formulated in the late nineteenth-century discourse of crowd psychology, was here replaced...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., not to mention the material that she unearths, still has much to say in the debate over the place of film criticism in a changing media landscape. The collection opens with Erica Carter’s analysis of Balázs’s engaged and often quite tendentious understanding of film criticism during the interwar years...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 177–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
... in understanding “Trumpism,” the Caesarism of our own day. Richard Wolin stresses that as justified as it is to view the fascination with radical right-wing critics of reason as “an obligatory intellectual rite of passage” for many young left-wing intellectuals of interwar Germany, previous attempts...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2015
... B. Strote  3 first glance. However, as the authors demonstrate, a vital part of the leading intelligentsia in both the West German and Israeli societies of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s began their careers in the German-speaking cultural realm of the interwar period. The two sets of thinkers...
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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 33–76.
Published: 01 February 2024
... the technical configurations of phantasmagoric scrims. But many described phantasmagoric effects and encounters (achieved through a range of technical configurations). Without any knowledge of Lotz’s description of Poelzig’s movie theater (quoted above), the interwar art historian and cineaste Victor Schamoni...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 197–228.
Published: 01 February 2019
... UHU nudism body culture photo-illustrated magazines interwar The dark, chaotic side of Western technocracy has damned the body, branded it with hell and sin. But in the luminous side, the body stands anew in unconcealed clarity. Exposed and naked is our thinking. Now we comprehend the body...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 89–131.
Published: 01 August 2009
... contrasts to the more formal abstract paintings and photograms for which he is better known. Both Moholy-Nagy and Brandt were working with complex pictorial theories that were interwoven with more personal responses to gender dynamics and the rise of modernism in the interwar period. Photo- montage...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2010
... without text that offers a story based on photo- graphs only. On the photobook as genre, see Gerry Badger and Martin Parr, The Photobook: A History, 2 vols. (London: Phaidon, 2004–6). On the development of the photographic essay and the photobook in interwar Germany, see Ute Eskildsen, “Photography...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 71–80.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and colonization schemes during the eighteenth century to World War I schemes to bring German Kultur to the East, from interwar traditions of Ostforschung to Nazi conquest and exploitation of the region. 5 The “East,” as the historian Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius has argued, was also central...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... : Cambridge University Press . Kuisel Richard F. 1993 . Seducing the French: The Dilemma of Americanization . Berkeley : University of California Press . Kupper Patrick . 2009 . “Science and the National Parks: A Transatlantic Perspective on the Interwar Years.” Environmental...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 17–20.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in the interwar years. Occasionally these links are made explicit, but mostly the reader is left to read between the lines. To my mind, this reading is intended, and one aspect of the book’s many brilliances is literally experienced in the gesture of pausing for thought, putting the actual book on one side...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2019
... in interwar literature. A similar suicide note is reprinted in Hirschfeld’s Homosexuality in Men and Women . In it a young Marburg student professes, in a passion recognizable to readers of contemporary homoerotic literature, “with warm ardor I pine for death. Death will bring the single beam of light...
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