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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 93–117.
Published: 01 February 2013
... exist on one experiential continuum. The difficulty, perhaps impossibility, of bringing them together is a particularly revealing index of the practical deficit in Adorno's thinking. © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc. 2013 Thought Woken by Memory: Adorno’s Circuitous Path to Utopia...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 171–195.
Published: 01 August 2019
... to the question of the place of art in society, Unst is defined as a practice, an activity of “collecting, copying, and exhibiting” the detritus of a society’s collective memory, a “completely verbatim repetition of the present via the past for the future.” 16 This repetition, Rau insists somewhat...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 181–205.
Published: 01 November 2019
... nuanced and image-laden cinematic cross sections that seek to provide a rich and complex inventory of the state of German cities, media, and society. Both driven by a larger resolve to take stock and filled with a plethora of personal viewpoints, experiences, and memories, his essay films have been...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 99–132.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in Moscow. In six short poems, collectively known as “Nach dem Tod Meiner Mitarbeiterin M.S.” (“After the Death of My Collaborator M.S.”) and initially published as a single multipart poem, he memorialized her and expressed his grief. 4 This article uses these poems to examine Brecht’s sense...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 231–252.
Published: 01 August 2009
... token, Kluge decontextualizes images and their rootedness in collective memories, facilitating the individual reader's reappropriation of both image and text. In providing these interpretations, the essay highlights the most important theoretical influences on Kluge's literary mnemoscapes...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 135–160.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Benjamin Robinson New German Critique, Inc. 2006 Against Memory as Justice Benjamin Robinson Reason is too large. Find me a precedent and I will accept it. —James I...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Amir Engel Abstract This article reconstructs two “modes of memory” in postwar West Germany and explores an underappreciated historical trajectory. These two modes offer radically different ideas about why Germany should remember its past. In the immediate aftermath of the war, Karl Jaspers called...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Frank Hörnigk New German Critique, Inc. 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Translated by Rachel Leah Magshamrain Müllerʼs Memory Work Frank Hörnigk...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Esra Akcan This essay reopens the countermonumentality debate in memorial design through a rereading of the Berlin Jewish Museum, discussing not only its memorial function but also the architect Daniel Libeskind's early sketches and unfolding statements throughout the construction and thereafter...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 91–116.
Published: 01 August 2019
... by a West German–Palestinian commando and explores historical references to the traumatic memories of the Holocaust that resonated in the public perception, cinematic depiction, and commemoration of the event. Through an analysis of newspaper coverage, documentary reports, docudrama films, and attempted...
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 6. Siegfried Kracauer’s sketch for a memorial cemetery in Frankfurt am Main, 1916, pencil on paper. Courtesy Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach. Figure 6. Siegfried Kracauer’s sketch for a memorial cemetery in Frankfurt am Main, 1916, pencil on paper. Courtesy Deutsches Literaturarchiv More
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 7. Sketches for a cemetery monument and a memorial cemetery by Bruno Paul, in the 1917 Werkbund Jahrbuch, Kriegergräber im Felde und daheim , 107. Figure 7. Sketches for a cemetery monument and a memorial cemetery by Bruno Paul, in the 1917 Werkbund Jahrbuch, Kriegergräber im Felde und More
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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 (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 197–215.
Published: 01 February 2020
... characters and positions soulscapes and landscapes in close connection to each other. It argues that the characters’ traumatic experiences not only are inscribed as bodily memories but also become part of their language. Rather than engage with the wider field of trauma theories, this article focuses...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
... production of post-Wende Berlin novels. Friedrich Christian Delius's Die Flatterzunge (1999), Günter Grass's Ein weites Feld (1995), Wladimir Kaminer's Schönhauser Allee (2001), and Tanja Dückers's Spielzone (1999) respond and contribute to the history and memory debates that renegotiated the memory...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 181–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... ) proved the most shocking text of the second Oyneg Shabes cache for the way it vehemently alleges Jewish complicity in the systematic murder of the Jews of Warsaw and even harshly criticizes the victims themselves. This article analyzes the East-West polemic over Holocaust memory that erupted around...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 137–153.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... No longer considered a cultural affliction, it has come to be viewed less as the inevitable condition of memory than, problematically, as a position of privilege from which those coming after can supposedly access the past in a way that eluded those who lived through it. This article looks...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2015
... can be understood as a category that speaks to several debates that have played an important role in twentieth-century Germany (demographic change, historical caesuras, generations, memory, etc.) and to contemporary discussions of “afterness,” “end times,” hauntology, postmodernity, and postapocalypse...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
... opening, an attempt Petzold eventually abandoned. In the postwar world of Phoenix , it is too soon to perform the reconstructive work undertaken by Bauer—here reconstruction has to do, rather, with erasure and forgetting. For contemporary memory work, meanwhile, all that remains are the material traces...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 215–226.
Published: 01 February 2016
... as images of memory, happiness, and philosophical need while retaining the ungraspable remainder that, the commentary argues, is a necessary and desirable aspect of every translation. The essay “Amorbach” exemplifies the kind of thinking that Adorno, in the last paragraph of Negative Dialectics , refers...