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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
... in the understanding of Heimat , which has paralleled developments in both spatial and ecocritical theory. It proposes that literary representations of the homeland can facilitate an alternative form of dwelling involving a new kind of attachment to place and a nondualist relationship with nature. The second part...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 9–30.
Published: 01 August 2010
... film, this essay historicizes the myths at work in Staudte's famous exercise in this vein and suggests their afterlife in present-day revisitations of the German war experience. © 2010 by New German Critique, Inc. 2010 The Place of Rubble in the Trümmerfilm...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 179–197.
Published: 01 November 2014
... recovery. © 2014 by New German Critique, Inc. 2014 Between Israel and Germany: Therapeutic Return to the Place of Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema Ido Ramati The notion of “return” to Germany, found in artistic media and literature...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 27–48.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Friederike Eigler The German concept of Heimat carries a rich set of cultural and ideological connotations that combine notions of belonging and identity with affective attachment to a specific place or region. At a time when regional realms have regained significance not only in sociopolitical...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 63–86.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Sommers ( With the Speed of the Summer , 2009). Cosgrove argues that both works subvert the rural idyll of Heimat to produce a critical perspective on the postunification present and on the twentieth-century German past. Place in both novels is temporalized space, in which all characters are creaturely...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 17–34.
Published: 01 November 2011
... commentators charisma as a useful concept for understanding elements of fiction and of representation generally. Charisma is a quality of persons; aura can rise up from things, places, events, and persons. Whereas charisma of art is a problem in aesthetics, aura is a product of the individual imagination...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 47–59.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sander L. Gilman The publication (and continued prominence) of Thilo Sarrazin's book Deutschland schafft sich ab ( Germany Does Away with Itself , 2010) illustrates how debates taking place in the American context affect other arguments about race in places such as Germany. The question of race...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 65–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Mihaela Petrescu Although Billy Wilder's films have ensured him a place in the pantheon of world cinema, his 1927 series “Herr Ober, bitte einen Tänzer! Aus dem Leben eines Eintänzers” (“Waiter, a Dancer, Please! From the Life of an Eintänzer ”), which depicts his employment as paid male dance...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 221–252.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... Despite these commonalities, Heidegger and Goldberg differ in how they understand the place of human animality once this renewal takes place. Heidegger calls for the sacrificing of the people’s animality in their readiness to die for the “last god,” whereas Goldberg envisions the increasing power...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2010
... victimization, on the other. To that end, the essay elaborates on the building's place within the context of both German multiculturalism during the Cold War era and the United States' geopolitical choices after September 11. Apology and Triumph: Memory Transference, Erasure, and a Rereading of the Berlin...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 175–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... The article tests whether Simon Jarvis's critique of Adorno's concept of the modern can explain the difficulty that Adorno seems to encounter in Hamlet , and explores the possibility that Hamlet occupies a basically mythical place in Adorno's thought. © 2016 by New German Critique, Inc. 2016 Theodor W...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 91–118.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of postwar whitewashing. This article examines Fehrle's ideological background and academic career and assesses the different editions. Their prefaces and illustrations are especially revealing. It also places the Germania in the context of related National Socialist publications, primarily Fehrle's own...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 215–226.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of utopia. Adorno's recollection of childhood moments of self-absorbed play preserves the lived experience in a way that forever links present and past and that also holds open a space for the experience of utopia: u-topia, no-place—a realm of imagined borderless freedom. Resonances with Amorbach...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 103–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... In this manner, Simmel describes how a fundamental gap cannot but separate the essence of an individual from his or her expression in society, how he or she occupies the singular place where the “outside” and “inside” of a society have become indistinguishable, and therefore how the very dynamic that makes...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2011
... as a possible answer to the questions raised by the “empty place of power” in modernity (Claude Lefort) after the demise of the political theology of monarchy. Weber's theory of charisma can be read as a synthesis of two discourses, which both react to the downfall of the king. On the one hand, Weber takes up...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 25–50.
Published: 01 August 2011
... American contexts. This article analyzes how the letter writers' uses of Nietzsche resulted from the friction between the transnational traffic of his philosophy and their daily needs, the image and reality of his remoteness from their own time and place, and the immediacy of their lived experiences...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 89–128.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., undermining the then-dominant neo-Kantian idealism and its understanding of the place and role of science in philosophy and modernity. © 2011 by New German Critique, Inc. 2011 Russian Exiles, New Scientific Movements, and Phenomenology: A History of Philosophical Immigrations in 1930s France...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 33–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., Emmanuel Levinas, and Gilbert Simondon—these concepts came to define the place of Husserl in modern thought. Husserl's phenomenology structured the use and meaning of these concepts for a new generation of French philosophy; at the same time, it came under increased scrutiny, at least in part on account...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 135–153.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Clara M. Oberle This article reflects on the functioning of ideology by examining different modes in which the myths of antifascism and victimhood in the setting of Berlin during 1945–48 were formulated. Rather than debunk these myths, Oberle asks about the processes, places, and actors involved...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 93–117.
Published: 01 February 2013
...: the first a “chronotope” in which the possibility of change is revived, an indeterminate time and place for action; the second an image of utopia achieved, from which all human cares have disappeared. Chrostowska suggests that these two visions, which one would expect to be teleologically linked, cannot...