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Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 1. This image of a skull appears above the poem “Of the Traveling Piper,” which describes the piping of a danse macabre . Source: Der Eigene 2, no. 2 (1898): 62. Figure 1. This image of a skull appears above the poem “Of the Traveling Piper,” which describes the piping of a danse More
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Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 3. This image of death appears before the cycle of poems “From Death’s Harp,” which describes, in part, a gay double suicide. Source: Der Eigene 1, nos. 6–7 (1899): 201. Figure 3. This image of death appears before the cycle of poems “From Death’s Harp,” which describes, in part, a gay More
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 99–132.
Published: 01 August 2018
... concentrated scholarly discussions away from Brecht and Steffin’s more urgent priorities as exiles, socialists, and antifascists. This article uses Brecht’s poems of mourning for Steffin, collectively known as “Nach dem Tod Meiner Mitarbeiterin M.S.,” along with letters, journal entries, and relevant...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 37–58.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Joshua Dittrich Literary primitivism in select poems and essays by Gottfried Benn reveals complex interrelations of primitivist discourse with modernism, colonialism, and fascism in Weimar Germany. Arguing that Benn explicitly enters the discourse of Weimar (post)colonialism in the mid-1920s...
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Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 2. This image of a skull resting at the bottom of a body of water adorns the bottom of a page, on which a poem concerned with same-sex love appears. Source: Der Eigene 6 (1906): 73. Figure 2. This image of a skull resting at the bottom of a body of water adorns the bottom of a page More
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 199–205.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Felicitas von Lovenberg In a conversation with Felicitas von Lovenberg of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung published on April 13, 2012, Fritz Stern gives his reaction to Günter Grass's controversial poem on Israel, “What Must Be Said,” first published in April 2012 in the Süddeutsche Zeitung...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 167–184.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Thomas Freeland Heiner Müller's dramatic poem Mommsen's Block (1993) presents an image of the great classical historian stymied, as Müller reports, by the “depravity of the later Caesars,” unable to finish the projected fourth volume of his Roman History . This case of an author unable to write...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 155–179.
Published: 01 February 2018
... to its thesis. As much as the poem’s eponymous hero, Helen exhibits the incipient features of an individuated (and alienated) protobourgeois subject. Ultimately, this article contends that Horkheimer and Adorno undertheorize women’s experience of subjectivity, which seems to explain why they exclude...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of triptych, with two long texts, “Traumtext” (“Dreamtext”) and “Lagerfeld,” forming the right and left panels, as it were.13 The central panel consists of a cycle of ten poems, “Der Stoff zum Leben 4: Tumulus” (“The Stuff of Life 4: Tumulus which dwell on the theme in both the personal...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 121–149.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Poems of his New Poems, Rilke will associate the cathedral with strength, permanence, and eternity in con- trast to the random accidents and chance occurrences of the streets below.1 And in a letter dated to his wife, Clara Rilke, less than one month before the October trip to Rouen, Rilke...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 73–118.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Masters series. 80 Aesthetic Illusion and Sociopolitical Delusion poetics breaking from or periodically pronouncing itself allergic to such per- ceived decorum. For the poem’s creation of a “truly ought to be” will involve the image- construction of a different state of substantive affairs...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 133–153.
Published: 01 August 2018
... principle of the monad, and the excerpts that Celan isolates in his notes must be read with the fold in mind: “causa formalis / immanent principle of form // causa materialis / (entelechy)” or “Is a poem ‘composed’? (‘. . . the compound, however, comes into being by parts and dies away into parts.’ Leibniz...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 163–200.
Published: 01 August 2017
... , ed. and trans. 2010 . West-East Divan: The Poems, with “Notes and Essays”; Goethe's Intercultural Dialogues , by von Goethe Johann Wolfgang . Albany : State University of New York Press . Brenner Michael . 1998 . The Renaissance of Jewish Culture in Weimar Germany . New Haven...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 179–200.
Published: 01 August 2018
... ownership? How does one inhabit the changing cultural values and structures of power the pavilion is embedded in? Hamit’s decision to translate Ingeborg Bachmann’s poem “Herbstmanöver” (“Autumn Maneuver”) into modern Turkish from the site of this Ottoman pavilion takes such questions of ownership...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Figure 1. This image of a skull appears above the poem “Of the Traveling Piper,” which describes the piping of a danse macabre . Source: Der Eigene 2, no. 2 (1898): 62. Figure 1. This image of a skull appears above the poem “Of the Traveling Piper,” which describes the piping of a danse...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... 49 50 Earthquake in Haiti fiction. After the 1755 earthquake in Lisbon, Western culture has been flooded with disasters in poems, novels, short stories, operas, cartoons, movies, computer games, and the like. What role does this tsunami of fictional disas- ters play in the way we cope...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 71–96.
Published: 01 November 2008
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
... beautiful, as more beautiful than the others” ( AT , 71) in Friedrich Hölderlin’s poem “Nook at Hardt” (1803). Natural beauty is, however, not in the image itself, in its imagery and compositional elements. It is the force that manifests itself by way of the image’s appearance, or, indeed, it appears...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 47–65.
Published: 01 August 2014
... a film shot takes depends on the complexity of its message. This rule applies to prose and continuity editing alike. When editing is commensurate with the narrative flow, we follow the latter and pay no attention to the former. Not so in poetry and montage. Let us take an Anglophone poem close...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 27–51.
Published: 01 February 2010
... materials. The place of these mediating devices in the work is essential for deciding whether nachschrift can be characterized as unifi ed or fragmented. The presence and role of the apparatus distinguish nachschrift from its avant-garde predecessors, from Kurt Schwitters’s Merz poems to Helmut...