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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 61–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Judith Keilbach New German Critique, Inc. 2007 Translated from the German by Rachel Leah MagShamhráin National Socialism as Docudrama: On Programmed Ambivalence in Heinrich Breloer’s Speer and Hitler Judith Keilbach National...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Olaf Peters This article aims to explain the genesis, the dynamics, and some contradictions of National Socialist policy on art around 1937, the year of the notorious exhibition Degenerate Art . Adolf Hitler and his supporters did not invent the phrase degenerate art , but they adopted...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Ofer Ashkenazi Both during the Weimar years and in the early decades of the Cold War, in the wake of national catastrophes, Heimat imagery had played a vital role in the German identity discourse. This article analyzes how German Jewish filmmakers appropriated conventional Heimat imagery...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 21–44.
Published: 01 August 2020
... citizenship is tested by subjective and collective answerability to cosmos . Copyright © 2020 by New German Critique, Inc. 2020 cosmopolitanism patriotism nation Axial Age solitude The ancient philosopher Diogenes was asked to identify himself as a citizen. He responded by affirming that he...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 147–185.
Published: 01 February 2010
... revolution. To become politically productive, however, Black Virgins must also distinguish post national antifascism (a dynamic of self-critique and transformation that aims at unbundling democratic commitments from the national ethnos) from trans national antifascism (which merely resurrects the previously...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 133–160.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Karolina Watroba Guy Maddin is a contemporary Canadian director who has been often lauded for the national distinctiveness of his work. Maddin’s Careful (1992), however, poses as an unrestored German Bergfilm (mountain film) from the early 1930s. This article offers a close reading of Careful...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 207–230.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Matthew Philpotts The first major government building to be completed in Berlin by the National Socialist regime, later the House of Ministries in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), and now the seat of the Federal Finance Ministry, the Reich Aviation Ministry is an archetypal palimpsest site...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 9–30.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Eric Rentschler The first feature film from a vanquished nation, Wolfgang Staudte's Murderers Are among Us ( Mörder sind unter uns , 1946), repeatedly equates the physical destruction of German cities with psychic devastation, suggesting how heavily the past weighed on some, though not all...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 95–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the social and psychological context in which it manifests itself. Fest's narrative technique emphasizes the aesthetics of National Socialist politics, rendering Hitler's theatrical style palpable to a modern reader. Having been a contemporary repulsed by National Socialism, the article argues, Fest thereby...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... veterinarian to zoological director to global conservation activist, the article shows that the Malthusian fears that underpinned Grzimek's plea for national parks in sub-Saharan Africa that segregated people and wildlife had their origins in an environmental Kulturkritik born of post-Nazi and Cold War...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 195–214.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Philipp Lenhard This text is Friedrich Pollock's typescript of a public lecture he delivered at the luncheon session of the National Annual Meeting of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, on April 29, 1944, in Washington, DC. In his lecture Pollock lays out a new concept...
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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 (3 (120)): 85–110.
Published: 01 November 2013
... film criticism and a way for domestic writers to conceive of and position developments in their own national cinema. © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc. 2013 Filmkritik, with and without Italics: Kracauerism and Its Limits in Postwar German Film Criticism...
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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 (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 105–132.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of constitutional patriotism in his accounts of civil disobedience, the article argues that Habermas uses the concept not only as an alternative to nationalism but also as a way to deal with the indeterminacy of the radical core of deliberative democracy. In doing so, however, he inadvertently undermines his own...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 201–227.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to negative biopolitics, which sought to improve national health by removing unhealthy opposition. Both the structures of imperialism and the specter of degeneration should be credited with a pre-Nazi merger of sovereignty and biopolitics, which affected aesthetics no less than eugenics. Modernist music...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 145–165.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-political language. Mitscherlich was also an effective public intellectual, serving as “the conscience of the nation,” a “gentle repentance-preacher.” Precisely what worked so well in the West German context was, however, anathema in America. This article explores the reasons for the depoliticized version...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 179–200.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in the Federal Republic of Germany. In doing so, it asks implicit questions about who has the right to speak a language as a nonethnic subject, and to remember a “national” past as both a noncitizen and a nonresident. In the final chapter, Hamit reads Bachmann’s postwar lyric poetry and translates...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2019
... for the world and one another. Today’s refugee crisis demonstrates that many of the problems that Hannah Arendt identified during the first half of the twentieth century are still with us. National security and the state of exception increasingly place refugees and migrants at the borders of international law...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 65–89.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of fiction—Ka-Tzetnik’s Salamandra , David Grossman’s See Under: Love , A. B. Yehoshua’s Mr. Mani —as well as more minor texts. Using theoretical work in narrative (E. M. Forster, James Phelan) and imagology (Manfred Beller and Joep Leerssen on German national character), this article formulates the recent...