1-20 of 270 Search Results for

national identity

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 133–160.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and a critical dialogue with commentaries on both the mountain film and discussions of Maddin’s oeuvre. Putting to use transnational perspectives, this analysis of a Canadian director’s appropriation of a hallmark German genre problematizes previous constructions of national identity and national cinema as well...
FIGURES | View All (10)
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 3–26.
Published: 01 February 2012
... that it gives the illusion of having settled them. Indeed, warning the reader not to infer from the “mother tongue” any real guarantee of identity, Sebald also takes care not to present Austerlitz’s recuperation of Czech as a reconciliation in the manner of a national return. And, in a book...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 45–94.
Published: 01 August 2007
.... 45 46 Dilemmas of Identity after the Holocaust murdered Jews of Europe has been constructed adjacent to the Bundestag and Brandenburg Gate in the national capital. The memorial’s significance is underlined by the fact that states usually erect monuments to their fallen sol- diers...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 181–209.
Published: 01 February 2021
... consensus” that can hold German society together against any threat of fragmentation. 2 Unlike the memorial competition, which asked the self to compete with itself over the appropriate historical basis of German national identity, Tibi’s Leitkultur articulates a catalog of “universal” liberal values...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of interest in Heimat (the homeland) in the 1970s coincided with the environmental movement: defense of local identity, culture, and ways of life against national standardization and international homogenization went hand in hand with concern for the environment in initia- tives to protect regional...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 135–160.
Published: 01 August 2006
...- matic past” depends on which past events count as traumatic. A renewed discussion about the relevant past for modern German national identity fol- lowed over the next few years. Though less highly wrought than many of the letters sent directly to Sebald, the public discussion clung to the term hys...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 27–48.
Published: 01 February 2012
...; Regional Loyalties and National Identity in German Culture, 1890–1990 (2000); Peter Blickle’s Hei­ mat: A Critical Theory of the German Idea of Homeland (2002); and Johannes von Moltke’s No Place like Home: Locations of Heimat in German Cinema (2005). All three studies address the conservative...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 85–113.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of a national identity, German wartime suffering is often depoliticized. The pub- lic discourse has gained wide acceptance by emphasizing human suffering during wartime and under an oppressive political system as a universal tragic experience—an emphasis that also effectively bridges what Jeffrey Herf diag...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 199–224.
Published: 01 February 2012
... also evaluate their own alleged traits negatively. See Otto Weininger, Geschlecht und Charakter (Vienna: Braumüller, 1903). 31. The literary historian David Brenner has traced the attempt to “reverse Jewish ‘assimila- tion’ in Western Europe by constructing an ethnic-national identity...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 53–74.
Published: 01 February 2010
... historical confl icts around Ger- man borders and, by extension, national identity. The symbolic organization of space becomes a way “to offer German audiences access to a site where con- temporary social and ideological problems . . . achieve a positive resolution.”9 Concretely, he links classic fi...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 25–45.
Published: 01 August 2012
... that threatens the Freudian male ego ontogenetically mirrors the threat posed to the identity and integrity of the German nation by the violence done to Berlin—be it by Allied bombs, postwar planners, or modernization.31 There is no doubt that Profitlich’s images involve, at one level, a massive...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 35–63.
Published: 01 August 2019
... in 1913, and that also took pride of place in Langewiesche’s house guestbook: “The profession of our national identity and the humanization of the masses are for us two sides of the same coin.” 45 Like Naumann and many other bourgeois Germans, Langewiesche regarded the Burgfrieden (civic truce...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 65–89.
Published: 01 August 2019
... are “constructed round a single idea or quality.” 26 This quality can be identified as Nazi or German men (and sometimes women) in uniform, who demonstrate anti-Jewish violence and are often conceptualized as evil, demonic, and bestial. This characterization at the time merged national identity, power...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2006
... elucidates the libidinal tensions surrounding the ornament for Loos. Arguing against discursive theories of national identity that seek to explain nationalist politics as a form of performance that constitutes subjects through the enactment of power on the body, Žižek argues that “the bond linking...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 179–200.
Published: 01 August 2018
... David , Kaes Anton , and Langenohl Andreas , 410 – 14 . Konstanz : Konstanz University Press . Linke Uli . 2003 . “ ‘There Is a Land Where Everything Is Pure’: Linguistic Nationalism and Identity Politics in Germany .” In Race, Nature, and the Politics of Difference , edited...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 21–44.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of every country can enter this world history of humanity only by remaining and clinging stubbornly to what he is” (CW, 89; emphasis mine). National identity is thus not only affirmed but also invested with potential political normative force. Arendt’s third-person illustration of cosmopolitan existence...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2019
... : State University of New York Press , 2001 . Aronczyk Melissa . Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity . New York : Oxford University Press , 2013 . Bauman Zygmunt . “ From Pilgrim to Tourist—or a Short History of Identity .” In Questions of Cultural...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 47–62.
Published: 01 August 2012
...-fragmented cityscape. While critics such as Leslie A. Adelson and Andreas Huyssen have written persuasively on Turkish German interventions in Germany’s national memory culture since unification,4 I argue that Turkish German writing on Berlin cuts across the historical narratives of German identity...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 107–124.
Published: 01 August 2010
... (Frankfurt am Main: Fischer, 1983), 110–39; and Gesa Kordes, “Darmstadt, Postwar Experimentation, and the West German Search for a New Musical Identity,” in Music and German National Identity, ed. Celia Applegate and Pamela Potter (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002), 205–17. 110 Edgar...