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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 1–26.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Lina Barouch This article examines Gershom Scholem's 1917–18 essay “On Lamentation and Dirges” in the context of his early writings on language between 1916 and 1926. During this period Scholem applauded the “silent language of lamentation” and warned of the loss of lament in a language that had...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 111–139.
Published: 01 February 2007
...: the Violin Concerto, described in chap- ter 38; the Ensemble for Three Strings, Three Woodwinds, and Piano and the String Quartet from chapter 43; and by year’s end his culminating work, Dok- tor Fausti Weheklag (The Lamentation of Doctor Faustus). Adorno’s correspondence with his parents has...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of this baroque work is important both sym- bolically and thematically as well as for its construction of character net- works that transcend the diegesis. Thematically, Dido’s song of lamentation is concerned with her own death from a broken heart over her husband’s leaving. By not using the female...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 181–205.
Published: 01 February 2018
... . Voegelin Eric . 1952 . The New Science of Politics: An Introduction . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Weigel Sigrid . 2014 . “ The Role of Lamentation for Scholem’s Theory of Poetry and Language .” In Lament in Jewish Thought: Philosophical, Theological, and Literary Perspectives...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 1–3.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Be Turned,” Theodor W. Adorno reflected on the fate of émigrés in the United States, lamenting that their past life and their intellectual experiences are “declared non-transferable and un-naturalizable.”1 Whether true or not in the 1930s and 1940s, he raised the issue of transferability...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 121–141.
Published: 01 November 2008
... concepts it seeks to reinstate against such liberal secular doctrine. Here, too, formlessness is not to be denounced; Schmitt’s stance is never that of cultural criticism, of a restorative lament, of a nostalgic yearning for past simplicity and order (a quintessentially Roman- tic aberration...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Critique, Inc. 1 2 Introduction the post–World War II years. Analogously, most of the European theory that invaded the United States in the 1970s and 1980s and that led to a kind of American reeducation lamented by some...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of antiaircraft flak over burning cities—had overwhelmed and exhausted the German visual imagination, both East and West. Many years later, the filmmaker Werner Herzog lamented this visual deprivation of the German postwar; indeed, the New German cinema of Herzog, Wim Wenders, Rainer Werner Fassbinder...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 177–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
.... “The splendid mass-cities harbour lamentable poverty and degraded habits, and the attics and mansards, the cellars and back courts are breeding a new type of raw man” ( Decline , 2:432, 102). In Adorno’s estimation, Spengler grasps the link “between atomization and the regressive type of man which revealed...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 59–71.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the director and producer Til Schweiger expressed open disdain toward film critics by forbidding press screenings for his films, Rohrbach lamented that critics had fallen out of love with popular cinema, which has no need for the analytic attention or the advertising effect provided by criticism...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 45–57.
Published: 01 November 2020
... counterpart Iris Barry’s 1926 lament that “what is written about films rather confines itself to fascinating but unhelpful stories about production, comment on the behaviour of film stars, and in fact, matter which is personal rather than critical.” 13 To echo an idea behind Paul Brunick’s polemical...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 71–102.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., contrary to what one would expect from Taruskin, has professed his admiration.22 Furtwängler lamented that Bach had become “today . . . indeed—as is also already the case with Beethoven—infi nitely more of an authority than a vital force [Lebensmacht]” ber Bach,” 49). This was his justifi cation...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... a critique of the Marxian concept of history that lamented the inability of human ideals to transcend the limits of present reality. Even Karl Marx, whose work Flechtheim revered, presumed a given social totality or final end of history that amounted to “a metaphysically contradictory utopia.” History...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 135–153.
Published: 01 November 2012
... unbearable, disorderly living conditions. 58 This was the phrasing in the majority of the lamentations of the fall of 1945 and iterated, of course, earlier tropes of Germans as victims fighting for survival, a discourse Jeffrey Herf has traced so well.59 The conclusion of the Germans appeared to echo...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 155–178.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in Biermann’s case. DDR PEN had formed a committee to review the PEN charter, Keisch informed the group, and would suggest changes to the international congress “to bring about greater clarity and a stronger laying-out of democratic principles.” 54 Yet in a separate letter that same month, Keisch lamented...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... body too” 19. To be precise, Berger compared the image with Andrea Mantegna’s Lamentation over the Dead Christ (1490) and with Rembrandt’s Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp (1632) in his essay “Image of Imperialism” (1967). These reflections have been reprinted many times in differ...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 143–167.
Published: 01 February 2017
... theses and nationalist German laments concerning the lack of, or need for, a unifying national spirit. For a discussion of this entwinement, its origins in Romantic visions of an autonomous state and autonomous art, and its renewed acuity in the 1920s, see Geulen, Das Ende der Kunst. In an even...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 5–20.
Published: 01 November 2017
... reputation. He lamented Suhrkamp’s “unspecific resonance” and worried that the publisher might tamper with his manuscript to increase its salability.24 21. Quoted in Essbach, Junghegelianer, 131. 22. See Stichweh, Zur Entstehung des modernen Systems wissenschaftlicher Disziplinen, chap. 1. 23...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 105–121.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-speaking world? The missed encounter here is almost total.5 The Timing of Translation The initial title of this article was “Missed Metaphors,” which is now aban- doned, since much more than metaphors have been missed. Originally, I was referring to the lamentable fifty-year delay...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 53–72.
Published: 01 November 2016
... “appear at different loci, . . . at different times” (CM, 80). Do digital media in an era of ubiquitous computing thereby annul the deleterious effects of immediacy and presence associated with space ubiquity lamented by Adorno? Or have they simply relocated these effects by providing technical...