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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 73–118.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Aesthetic Illusion and Sociopolitical Delusion But what, if any, purchase can this conception of narrative plot make on modern—and particularly modern lyric—poetry’s relationship to ethics? After all, modern lyric (perhaps especially those traditions of experiment and difficulty leading...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 85–105.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of the Mill ) and the Winterreise ( Winter’s Journey ) as ways to evoke both memory and experience, Rosen argues for the animation of romantic landscape, demonstrating how a musical landscape is capable of, or consists in, superimposing movement and temporal experience and rendering the lyrical...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 37–58.
Published: 01 February 2016
... to fascism, but more or less overlooks Benn’s “excursion” into colonial discourse. In “Benns bacchische Epiphanien und ihr Dementi,” Wolfgang Emmerich argues for a direct connection between the radi- cal aestheticism of Benn’s lyric poetry and his turn to fascism. Thomas Gann emphasizes the discur- sive...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 179–200.
Published: 01 August 2018
... is underscored by an uncanny moment of self-departure that Hamit experiences in the pavilion and that again formulates a moment of translational reversal. Bachmann’s lyric collection Die gestundete Zeit is marked throughout by a metaphorical sense of departure: the opening poem declares an existential exit...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2008
...- absorption, also assumes a socially normative aspect. Drawing on G. W. F. Hegel’s account of the “beautiful soul” from the Phenomenology of Spirit, I construe this practice in terms of Adorno’s own, closely related argument in “On Lyric Poetry and Society” that Baudelaire’s poetry manages to register...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 63–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
...—or, perhaps, with lyrical impressionism.20 Translated by Eric Savoth 20. For the juxtaposition of narrative and lyrical sociology, see Andrew Abbott, “Against Nar- rative: A Preface to Lyrical Sociology,” Sociological Theory 25, no. 1 (2007): 67–99. ...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 203–222.
Published: 01 November 2016
... : Verso . Jay Martin . 1984 . Adorno . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Kaufman Robert . 2004 . “Adorno's Social Lyric, and Literary Criticism Today.” In The Cambridge Companion to Adorno , edited by Huhn Tom , 354 – 75 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 121–149.
Published: 01 November 2006
... discontinuity and shock of that experi- ence implied by the fl eeting, the transitory, and the ever new, this experien- tial structure is incompatible with traditional modes of storytelling and lyric poetry that rely on a continuity of experience in the subject both in time and in space...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 9–35.
Published: 01 August 2023
... such as mystery play or lyric: “Divinity, when it appears in drama—it plays a role in all drama—can only manifest itself in the power of the individual human or institution. The battle of Aeschylus’s Prometheus against Zeus remains a lyrical monologue and is at no moment truly dramatic” ( EMD , 24). Human...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... Again, as Axel Goodbody shows in his discussion of GDR nature poetry, in the 1980s, particularly, “lyric ‘Abfallandschaften’ [gar- bage landscapes] . . . were realistic descriptions and simultaneously emblems of political stagnation and individual alienation.”9 In other words, the experi- ence...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 119–135.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., for instance, of Friedrich Schlegel’s and Nova­ lis’s poetic investment of the philosophical fragment in Jena Romanticism, Friedrich Nietzsche’s aphoristically lyrical philosophy in such works as Human, All Too Human, or, more recently, Claude Lévi-Strauss’s unconventional struc­ turing of his main...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 7–20.
Published: 01 November 2020
...—through its capacity for expressive gesture ( Gebärde )—the fulcrum of the film medium’s social imaginary. 11 In a lyrical passage from Visible Man , Balázs describes the capacity of the gestural body to provoke experiences of the “human in her social being”: The magnifying glass...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 23–44.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of naturalism, such as impressionism with its relativist, even nihilistic tendencies (EmD, 373–77), or symbolism with its psychologist lyricism (EmD, 403–7). Thus the evolution of modern drama culminates with Maurice Maetterlinck’s “ballad-dramas” (EmD, 408–10) and with Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s antidra...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 79–101.
Published: 01 November 2019
... is every bit as spurious and specious as Aziza/Maria. Adding further poignancy and pertinence to the song’s lyric, a last shot after the credits shows the street musician Chloe saying that she considers Maria’s exit from the film set a “shame,” because “she could’ve been a really good actress...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 165–187.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... That of a murderer. The Nazis call it fertigmachen.”14 As an alternative heuristic strategy to the glossaries of Marsalek or Rousset, Bakels’s lyrical manner of laying bare the term fertigmachen builds forward from the gloss into its defamiliarized technical term. This tactic blends both Kafka’s...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 215–226.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... It lacked one or two strings; the others were very out of tune. I couldn’t play the guitar, but with a single motion strummed all the strings simultaneously and made them vibrate, intox- icated by the dark dissonance, probably the first in my experience to be so 11. A twelfth-century lyric poet...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 73–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to solid people, music reveals their alienation from one another, and the consciousness of alienation vents itself in laughter. In music—or similarly in lyric poetry—the society that judged them comic becomes comic. But involved in this laughter is the decay of the sacral spirit...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
... the national anthem of the GDR with lyrics by Johannes R. Becher. It was Chancellor Helmut Kohl who coined the phrase “blühende Land- schaften.” 21. Heiner Müller and Alexander Kluge, “Die Stimme des Dramatikers—Postoperative Texte von Heiner Müller,” transcript of the DCTP program “News&Storys...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 93–107.
Published: 01 November 2023
... ◄ jellinekplatz and the connecting bridge labeled emmertsgrundpassage , occur repeatedly. In contrast to society’s figurative gateways, these elephantine physical gateways are porous. The visuals, unlike the lyrics, convey an affective relationship to place. I rarely listen to rap, but I often rewatch...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 9–38.
Published: 01 February 2011
... the eighteenth-century rococo German poet and novelist Christoph Martin Wieland, but Kluge also evokes an image from Christian Morgenstern’s poem “The Knee.” Kluge encodes in the figure of the dead soldier a poetic trajectory from eighteenth- to twentieth-century German lyric that terminates...