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New German Critique (1 August 2015) 42 (2 (125)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. spectrality “late style” time modernity postmodernity lateness late capitalism Figuring Lateness in Modern German Culture...
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New German Critique (1 August 2015) 42 (2 (125)): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Anne Fuchs As the flip side of acceleration, lateness and slowness disrupt the relentless logic of the modernizing project by critiquing the harnessing of attention that is a hallmark of modernity's high-speed society. This article debates three prominent modes of lateness around 1900 that...
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New German Critique (1 November 2007) 34 (3 (102)): 45–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Ursula von Keitz New German Critique, Inc. 2007 Translated from the German by Rachel Leah MagShamhráin Between Dramatization and Epicization: The Portrayal of Nazi Crimes in Exemplary German Films from the Late 1940s to the 1970s Ursula...
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New German Critique (1 February 2018) 45 (1 (133)): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Technological Reproducibility .” Monatshefte 104 , no. 1 : 70 – 85 . Ziolkowski Theodore . 1993 . Virgil and the Moderns . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Word Creatures: Theodor Haecker and Walter Benjamin between Geschwätz and Pure Language in the Late Weimar Republic...
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New German Critique (1 August 2015) 42 (2 (125)): 115–135.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of Collective Memory: Its Historical Imagery and Architectural Entertainments (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996), 4. As Boyer demonstrates, Berlin’s reconstruc- tion conforms in many respects to the way in which she analyzes how Manhattan was reshaped by the demands of “late capitalism” (421–76...
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New German Critique (1 February 2013) 40 (1 (118)): 65–92.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Culture: Objects and Obsolescence in Cultural Perspective, ed. Gil- lian Pye (New York: Lang, 2010), 201–19. For brief references to obsolescence in Adorno, see Timo- thy Bewes, Reification, or, The Anxiety of Late Capitalism (New York: Verso, 2002), 166; and Hal Foster, “The ABCs of Contemporary...
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New German Critique (1 February 2010) 37 (1 (109)): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2010
... image of modern Berlin promoted in the daily press, in films, and in advertising during the Weimar Republic. This was done to display the German capital as a “human” city in which the urban dweller could feel at home. Although the late 1920s are mostly considered a period of medium optimism, Stone's...
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New German Critique (1 August 2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Karen Leeder The German Democratic Republic (GDR) was founded on the specter of communism; it now haunts contemporary capitalism as unrealized aspiration, trauma, or travesty. This article focuses on the representation of the after-life of the GDR in the work of Volker Braun. It examines the...
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New German Critique (1 November 2010) 37 (3 (111)): 131–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the text now? Considering its brevity, its resemblance to a working paper, and its late and rather hidden publication, Capitalism as Religion has entailed quite a bit of interpretation, including the precise con- textualization by different articles of Uwe Steiner,9 a detailed reading in a...
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New German Critique (1 November 2018) 45 (3 (135)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2018
... character, nonetheless pointed beyond capitalism. Despite their differences, all three offer versions of the same line of reasoning, an understanding about architectural space as a critique of those parts of society that appear to be constituted abstractly and a celebration of those parts of society that...
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New German Critique (1 August 2010) 37 (2 (110)): 49–72.
Published: 01 August 2010
... glimpse of the German capital in the final months after the surrender. This essay argues that this postwar glimpse of Berlin challenged Thomas Pynchon to develop representational techniques for capturing urban destruction on such a scale. Behind the rubble, the missing street signs, encyclopedic lists of...
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New German Critique (1 February 2012) 39 (1 (115)): 113–137.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Alison Lewis; Andrew W. Hurley Using Karen Duve's 2002 “postpop” novel as its basis, this article examines the gendering of consumption of popular music in the Federal Republic of Germany between the 1960s and the 1990s. The novel suggests that the amassing of popular music cultural capital was...
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New German Critique (1 November 2009) 36 (3 (108)): 39–71.
Published: 01 November 2009
... renewal. The ideas and work of a group of architects residing in the Silesian capital city, Breslau, between 1918 and 1932 demonstrate one response to the Kultur - Zivilisation dichotomy. The group included such internationally renowned architects as Max Berg, Ernst May, Hans Poelzig, Hans Scharoun, and...
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New German Critique (1 August 2010) 37 (2 (110)): 73–94.
Published: 01 August 2010
...David L. Pike Like all of the great modernist cities of Europe, Berlin had a venerable and highly developed underground infrastructure: sewers, service tunnels, subways. But unlike the Paris sewers, the London Tube, or the Roman catacombs, the German capital was not identified in any mythic or...
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New German Critique (1 August 2015) 42 (2 (125)): 49–64.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., sooner or later, it would come to us all.25 Ernest Mandel and Fredric Jameson both describe the period since 1945 as one of “late capitalism.” For Mandel, this is a largely economic description, which charts how finance capital has become the most important sector driving the world economy...
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New German Critique (1 August 2012) 39 (2 (116)): 25–45.
Published: 01 August 2012
...), one of the most singular photographic books about Berlin to appear since the fall of the Wall and the subsequent reunification of Germany in 1990. Long approaches Profitlich via F. Albert Schwartz, the late nineteenth-century photographer of Berlin, whose work shortly followed Germany's first...
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New German Critique (1 February 2013) 40 (1 (118)): 175–198.
Published: 01 February 2013
... the flinching, grimacing face is true, and nothing else.” I want to show in this article that this ecstatic account of aesthetic truth need not be at odds with the claim that Kafka’s work can be read as “the cryptogram of capitalism’s highly polished, glittering late phase” (P, 264/255). And...
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New German Critique (1 August 2016) 43 (2 (128)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Heather I. Sullivan; Bernhard F. Malkmus The introduction to The Challenge of Ecology to the Humanities: Posthumanism or Humanism? sketches out the ambiguous response of the humanities to the long-term anthropological thinking about the human as an ecological being from the late nineteenth and...
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New German Critique (1 November 2015) 42 (3 (126)): 69–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Stephen Brockmann This article examines continuities between East German literary and filmic cultures in the late 1940s and 1950s and the Weimar Republic. The postwar account of Weimar history and the collapse of German democracy featured a heroic Communist Party and the concept of a genetic...
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New German Critique (1 August 2011) 38 (2 (113)): 51–88.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., Ben- gal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008). Joshua Derman 53 late issues that matter to them, solve problems that they find particularly urgent. If a concept conflicts with...