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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 171–189.
Published: 01 August 2008
... presents himself as a religious and racial visionary. “Nervenanhang” (nerve-contact) (14; 48) joins him with God and allows him to discern affairs on earth hidden to others. Schreber occupies a position of 1. Page references follow the text printed in Daniel Paul Schreber, Denkwürdigkeiten eines...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 97–109.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... But because of the fleeing ephemerality of their existence, you can- not reproach them for their mindlessness. Even the string of a bow cannot be strained forever. The same for the nerves. And instants of this “releasing” . . . are just as necessary as the daily dose...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 75–86.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to Merten Worthmann of Die Zeit, Romuald Karmakar stated that “dealing intensively with a perpetrator always takes nerve.”1 Just what he means by nerve becomes clear in the context of his 1995 international hit The Death Maker, in which Götz George plays the notorious Weimar Repub- lic serial killer...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 1–32.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., his associative model of thought. Thus Ziehen’s theory continues to rely on key epistemological premises of nerve and brain physiology. Ziehen believes that the causal relations and associations among representations are sufficient to explain the coherence of both psychic life and meaning making...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 119–132.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Ostrom, the party leadership’s living quarters, is the nerve center of an ideology that is shown to have erased all signs of a subjective imagination and creativity. Similarly, Dresden’s city center appears in the narrative’s first half as a cheerless space that recovers a sense of urban vitality...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 11–34.
Published: 01 November 2019
... School . 32. A compelling articulation of the Berlin School’s strained relationship to genre cinema is found in Abel’s interview with Christian Petzold, “The Cinema of Identification Gets on My Nerves.” 33. Gras, Good Bye Fassbinder! , 88 . 34. Guest, “Strong Silent Types,” 32...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., and the mathematician and astronomer Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss, a monkish explorer in the monastery of his own mind, in a lucid por- trayal laced with subtle humor. Indeed, the inconceivable success of Die Vermessung der Welt appears to have touched a nerve in the current zeitgeist. It seems...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 171–188.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in the “radio war,” saturating the ether to carry out a “war on nerves.”27 Late Qing intellectuals’ conception of ether as a material but nonneu- tral medium of ethics and affect, as well as ether’s enduring relevance in mod- ern China to wireless technology, I would argue, gives us a glimpse...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 83–101.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., and Lukács are all candi- dates for the fi gure of Cézanne to Simmel’s Monet), works such as The Phi- losophy of Money seem to suffer from a failure of nerve. Simmel was unable to push beyond phenomena—beyond the appearance of modernity—to reveal 3. See Georg Simmel, “Rodin,” in Philosophische...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 215–224.
Published: 01 February 2022
... to benefit from the belated salvatory act. What today touches a distinct nerve is the arrogance of those who simultaneously inhabit the space of a world grown narrow, the right of the firstborn claimed by those comfortable in progress over the unfortunate in need of a helping hand. In the dimension...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 9–24.
Published: 01 February 2020
... named cunning. All these images must be reformulated anew, poetically. The heart, our faithful life’s pump, is by itself no organ of emotion but sets the steady beat for the throughflow of blood. Something next to the heart: the solar plexus. This is where the nexus of nerves is that decides between...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 121–149.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... For example, by focusing on specifi c nerve energies and the internal projection of afterimages, one begins to conceive of sensory perception as uncoupled from a necessarily external referent. Obser- vation is thus no longer “the inspection of an inner space or a theater of repre- sentations...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 61–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... In the fi lm Speer witnesses two horrifi c scenes, pris- oners being beaten and bodies lying packed together on the ground in concen- tration camp uniforms (sleeping, dying, dead Afterward the camp com- mander offers him a glass of schnapps for his “nerves,” simultaneously offering support...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
...—the novel’s real counter to historical erasure. It is the protagonists’ indirect, nonemphatic meanderings that are the hub for the novel’s portrayal of time. The nerve center of Ein weites Feld is the resonant and circumstantial historical perception of the East, namely, its unique identity...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 79–93.
Published: 01 November 2011
... gifts. “The seesaw in him appeared only occasionally: in practical jokes that got on the other’s nerves, in hourlong spells of apathy with no cause; in transient spite, obstinacy. The older vagabonds knew that something holy lay behind the tricks he played, that it was no different from rolling...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 133–148.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in Germany. . . . Lettau struck a nerve when he wrote that his major criticism of New German Critique “was its unidirectional orientation towards Germany,” and the absence of a “confrontation with their own, American Germanistik.” 9 Take film and media studies, the field in which I work: German...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 171–207.
Published: 01 November 2006
... nodes in the expanded circuitry of the organ- ism that includes the brain: “The eye alone is not capable of sight: it is neces- sary for vision, but there also have to be nerve fi bers that run from the retina to the interior of the body; there also has to be a brain attached; and the brain must...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 49–64.
Published: 01 August 2015
... already instinctually know. 18. “This darkness can be explained by the blind spot in our eye at the point where the optic nerve enters the retina and where we cannot see. Only when the point of the blind spot has been passed do we see the pencil point again as it goes by” (Tagträume vom...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2015
... (178). For Simmel, this refusal of the nerves “to react to their stimulation” (179) is thus a protective technique developed by the modern individual in response to a potentially overwhelming and threatening exposure to stimuli. Evidently, in this essay Simmel does not conceive of the city...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 225–240.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Afterlife in the United States For those associated with New German Critique, the polemical article struck a nerve, setting off an intellectual crisis. “Kellner’s accusations,” Anson Rabin­ bach and Andreas Huyssen remarked, might have been addressed to us as well: How Marxist was critical...