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New German Critique (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...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Karen Leeder This introduction addresses the interrelated ideas of lateness, belatedness, anachronism, untimeliness, old age, and “late style” that run through this special issue. After a brief overview of recent thinking about time, especially in the transition from modernity to postmodernity...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 115–135.
Published: 01 August 2015
... particular past (e.g., National Socialism or the German Democratic Republic), or can it be understood in terms of a relationship to past time as such? This article argues that the productivity of “lateness” becomes evident in artistic framings of remnants, which interrogate memory in this “late” city. Works...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 137–153.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Kirstin Gwyer Once a corollary of modernity, a response to innovation and acceleration, manifesting itself as decadence, pessimism, or an apocalyptic sense of living in an age nearing its end, lateness in our more recent—postmodern(ist), posthistorical, posttraumatic—times has been revaluated...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 97–113.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Stuart Taberner Many of Martin Walser's early works describe the triumph of conformity over subjectivity. From the early 1990s, however, Walser's characters begin to develop a stubborn insistence on self-expression, and this externalizes their author's “late style.” In a series of extraordinarily...
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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. Word Creatures: Theodor Haecker and Walter Benjamin between Geschwätz and Pure Language in the Late Weimar Republic Helena M. Tomko “Darkest hour...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of Aufarbeitung , archive work was a prerequisite of mourning and memory work, it has become critical to the perpetuation of memory culture in its late phase. Archive work returns after the work of mourning and memory, but, now, as we see in these films, it returns in narrative, aesthetic, and aestheticized...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 45–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Ursula von Keitz Between Dramatization and Epicization: The Portrayal of Nazi Crimes in Exemplary German Films from the Late 1940s to the 1970s Ursula von Keitz This article examines how the portrayal of Nazi perpetrators in German fi lms...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 65–80.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Joy H. Calico This article argues that misreadings of Theodor W. Adorno undermine some musicological research on late musical style, particularly with regard to the works of Arnold Schoenberg. It considers alternatives in the forms of exile (Edward Said), old-age style (Stuart Taberner...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 105–140.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of expression, or much enjoyed going to the movies. How, then, has it become a critical commonplace that Warburg’s late methods of ordering images resemble, especially, Soviet methods of film montage? The first two parts of this article show how such comparisons may be inaccurate or misleading. The third part...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the dominant concern with mortality, death, revenants, and specters in his recent work, especially Tumulus (1999) and Auf die schönen Possen ( Here's to the Good Times , 2005). This concern is read against broader international interests in lateness, old age, specters, and “hauntology,” gesturing especially...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 165–187.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., which—irreproducible for uninitiated outsiders and renationalized postwar readerships—were cleansed and redacted throughout the late 1940s and 1950s to fit the monolingual norms of national reconstitution. Gramling turns to Primo Levi's writings in The Truce for traces of this multiple-language hypotext...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 65–92.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Adorno but also the culture of late capitalist modernity, which is too often still seen as, in Fredric Jameson's famous phrase, “bereft of all historicity.” In pursuing this future, Burges hopes to point toward a reinvigorated study of temporality and historicity for twenty-first-century critical...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 175–198.
Published: 01 February 2013
... on the disfigurement of social relations in late capitalist society. © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc. 2013 Adorno on Kafka: Interpreting the Grimace on the Face of Truth Roger Foster Anyone who cannot come to terms with this life while...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 49–64.
Published: 01 August 2015
... or clearing in which being exists. For Bloch, however, it is the means by which being can be transcended out of its own immanence. Bloch's utopia is concrete in that it is still emerging, but he claims that sparks from that possible utopia exist in all times. Lateness is therefore challenged as a separate...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of purity. By referring to India as unheimlich , Hesse connects his story to an early twentieth-century psychoanalytic discourse more apt for understanding Aghion than late twentieth-century postcolonial theory, specifically Homi Bhabha's “hybridity.” Whereas Bhabha focuses on the colonialist's fear...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
...William Rasch Niklas Luhmann expressed puzzlement that his work was not well or extensively received in the Anglophone world, especially because he saw himself working within an American tradition characterized by cybernetics and scientific complexity theory. Yet the late twentieth-century...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 111–154.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of figures in his late essay “Typological Motifs” (1953), the present article argues that the temporality of serial repetition provides a key to understanding the antihistoricist elements of Auerbach’s historiography, which breaks with the messianic logic of progressive fulfillment. Contextualizing...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Rosemarie Brucher Abstract Artistic self-injury, established as an art form since the late 1960s, polarizes the audience and still raises questions about the motivations behind such actions as well as about the narrative contexts in which they occur. While past research has focused on either...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Paradoxically, such events are obscured in J. M. Bernstein's account, in Adorno: Disenchantment and Ethics, of Adorno's “exemplary first-person experience” of unredeemable guilt after Auschwitz. Fredric Jameson's Late Marxism argues from an opposing perspective to a similar effect, construing negative...