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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 99–132.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and effective literary cooperation they achieved was of primary importance. This fresh reading of the poems presents historicized insights into Brecht’s use of imagery and suggests a way forward for scholarship of collaborative literary relationships. Copyright © 2018 by New German Critique, Inc. 2018...
New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Axel Goodbody This article considers the human-nature relationship in modern Heimat (homeland) discourse and its depiction in literary representations of Heimat . The first part examines the environmental turn in thinking on Heimat in the 1970s and shows how it was part of a wider shift...
New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 177–197.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Markus Wilczek This article considers the significance of temporality for the discourses of ecology and posthumanism. Focusing on Goethe's approach to water both in his administrative and in his literary writings, it argues that literary texts provide an opportunity to experiment with forms...
New German Critique (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...
New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 153–180.
Published: 01 February 2021
... itself but also modernist devices and genres such as montage and reportage. In the form described here, this literary movement ended in the German nation-state in 1933 with the rise of the National Socialist state. Soon afterward it also began to be transformed on a transnational level in relationship...
New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 175–198.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Roger Foster Foster argues that Theodor W. Adorno's interpretation of Franz Kafka makes possible an understanding of literature's critical role in society while avoiding the twin pitfalls of reducing the literary work's significance to an echo of contemporary social and political ideas...
New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 81–92.
Published: 01 November 2023
... promising because of its purposive abstractness and its relevance for literary texts: similarity. Finally, the essay offers two examples of the productive use of similarity in recent German Jewish literature: Katja Petrowskaja’s Vielleicht Esther (which connects different instances of historical trauma...
New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 155–174.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Jakob Norberg Abstract In his writings on satire, the Marxist literary critic Georg Lukács argued that hatred could function as an anticapitalist affect. Hatred, he believed, equips the committed author with a set of traits—certainty, lucidity, endurance, and pitilessness—that are eminently useful...
New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Leslie A. Adelson References Adelson Leslie A. Cosmic Miniatures and the Future Sense: Alexander Kluge’s Twenty-First-Century Literary Experiments in German Culture and Narrative Form . Berlin : de Gruyter , 2017 . Adorno Theodor W. Minima Moralia: Reflections from...
New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 27–48.
Published: 01 February 2012
... relevant not only for Soja—and his study of Los Angeles, the postmodern city par excellence— but for Heimat studies as well. First, Massey’s work overlaps quite a bit with that of literary scholars who have examined the relationship between notions of place and (gendered) identity...
New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 141–178.
Published: 01 November 2020
... relationships between material form and content that can add dimensions of complexity to any interpretative analysis. For some readers, these reflections may feel obvious, naturalized as they have become within literary theoretical currents. Indeed, fifty years have passed since Jacques Derrida’s...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 111–154.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Jesse M . 1996 . “ Figura, Allegory, and the Question of History .” In Literary History and the Challenge of Philology: The Legacy of Erich Auerbach , edited by Lerer Seth , 107 – 23 . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Goppelt Leonhard . 1939 . Typos: Die typologische...
New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 65–76.
Published: 01 August 2006
... © 2006 by New German Critique, Inc. 65 66 Wilson, Müller, and the Preideological was to inﬂ uence Müller in his move toward producing what have become known as “performance texts.” Looking at the relationship from the other...
New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2014
... concept (hence what ties its variants together) is made comprehensible precisely through this rhetorical- literary elaboration. The main concern here is thus not with the historical or philosophical accuracy of the different theses on secularization, but with the concept itself and its...
New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 171–207.
Published: 01 November 2006
...- mit us to specify what so often remain glib and summary invocations of the “rebirth of epic poetics” in the 1920s and to understand how Döblinʼs own epic practice in Berlin Alexanderplatz reconceived the relationship between literary ﬁ ction and the body as a ground for experience. As I...
New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 67–96.
Published: 01 February 2022
... on Leonardo. 2 Equally relevant to an understanding of Blumenberg’s aesthetics are Leonardo’s views on the relationship of the image to other media such as language and text. In fact, Blumenberg’s reception of Leonardo continues the so-called paragone discourse of the Renaissance, that is, the famous...
New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 77–100.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Freiligrathʼs gloomy politi cal poem “Deutschland ist Hamlet” (1844) and its equation of Germany—and its failure to achieve national unity—with Shake- speareʼs indecisive hero is perhaps the most well-known literary example, it is hardly unique. Hamlet was interpreted both positively and negatively...
New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2019
... horses for social critique than literary devices—and often weak ones at that—to make each work’s tragic arc plausible. Significantly, a majority of the relationships, friendships, and infatuations end because of social pressure that causes those characters to take their lives. Alois Huber...
New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the literary portrayal of trashy, ruinous spaces, Hilbig invokes the power of disgust as a form of resistance and of protest against both the legacy of the German Democratic Republic and the consumer capitalist environment of unified Germany. © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 Trash...
New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 79–93.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of charisma, tracing the process of its bestowal and the establishment of charismatic leadership against the background of contemporary physiology and medicine. Döblin does not intend to illustrate, reflect, or surpass sociology's knowledge with literary means. Rather, he tells the story of a charismatic...