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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. 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. 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. 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 (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 37–48.
Published: 01 August 2023
... convictions. For example, his criticism of mixing genres disappears in his identification of Faust ’s peculiar form as an “epic-dramatic form” said to approximate the elusive epical poem. But as such, it is also the paradoxical manifestation of a singular form without predecessors or followers. The essay...
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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
...), the other handcrafted by arti- sans (the stained-glass window). Rilke leaves Paris, a city he associates with the photograph, for the comfort of Rouen, a smaller town dominated by its famous cathedral. In the so-called Cathedral Poems of his New Poems, Rilke will associate the cathedral...
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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
..., in the poem “Früher Mittag.” 26. Bachmann, Die gestundete Zeit , 17–20 . 27. Şenocak, Köşk , 40 ; Şenocak, Residence , 26 . Deutschsein explicitly addresses a need to “open” the German language to create a more inclusive language-learning process for those who have been discursively...
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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. ...
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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
.... Samuel Moyn 89 A preliminary word on the Fourth Eclogue is needed to put Arendt’s discussion in its proper context. The poem’s afterlife over the centuries has not been told in any comprehensive history, but its prophecy of a sempiter- nal regime had major resonance in Germany...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
... permission to reproduce in this article her poem “At Times I Am Not At All Astonished,” first published in Smithereens Literary Magazine in November 2018. 1. Horkheimer and Adorno, Dialectic of Enlightenment , xi . 2. Quoted in Adorno and Tiedemann, “Editors’ Afterword,” 361 ; Hullot...
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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...