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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 9–24.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Alexander Kluge; Leslie A. Adelson Abstract The roots of theory lie in the spirit of resistance and “essential powers” that Karl Marx and Immanuel Kant ascribed to human beings. The poetic power of social life seeks and finds counter-algorithmic expression through narrative capacities...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 57–69.
Published: 01 November 2008
... then to the question of whether Benjamin in fact refers to the second letter to the Corinthians or whether there are not good reasons to assume that Benjamin is closer to Cohen's thought of the messianic power of weakness than to Paul's heroic suffering. New German Critique, Inc. 2008 Translated by Catharine...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 51–64.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Jakob Tanner The Conspiracy of the Invisible Hand: Anonymous Market Mechanisms and Dark Powers Jakob Tanner The Popularity of Conspiracies Conspiracy theories are both simple and highly sophisticated. On the one hand, they are simple...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 41–64.
Published: 01 November 2013
... precipitated by women's emancipation. The film works to reimpose traditional gender norms and reinforce masculine power both in the narrative, where it stages a sadistic fantasy through which the transgressive wife is punished, and in the structure, where the masculine gaze is positioned as one way to subdue...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 35–50.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Friedrich Balke At the end of book 1 of Ab urbe condita , Livy presents a paradigmatic case of an individual's rise to power and his ability to focus a community's actions and goals around himself. Analyzing the media and semiotic processes employed in this process, charisma can be described...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 105–132.
Published: 01 August 2017
... powerful criticism of the philosophy of the subject. What suffers from this unintended resurgence of the philosophy of the subject, in both its liberal and its republican variants, is the radical core of constitutional democracy itself. © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc. 2017 Jürgen Habermas...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 155–179.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Katherine C. Bermingham Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno’s Dialectic of Enlightenment laid indispensable groundwork for critiquing instrumental rationality and the power dynamics embedded in discursive logic. Especially relevant for feminist theorists is the pair’s excursus on Homer’s Odyssey...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 67–98.
Published: 01 August 2018
... animated objects into their narrative worlds. Inspired by cinema, these literary animations trace out complex social relations among humans and things and challenge the powers of reification that Theodor W. Adorno and others more typically identify with Odradek and related figures in Kafka’s writings...
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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 (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 81–106.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of Social Research he accentuated the unequal power recourses of conflicting social groups and different institutional mechanisms to deal with these conflicts politically. This approach made his work interesting for authors of a later generation of Critical Theory like Jürgen Habermas and Claus Offe...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2020
... be interpreted as an ambivalent statement about the power of the critic. Copyright © 2020 by New German Critique, Inc. 2020 short form criticism New Austrian Cinema Kakania Meteor Haneke How might we think about film criticism? Somewhat irreverently, we could say that reviews are like...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 35–55.
Published: 01 February 2017
.... During the Weimar Republic, he became a driving force behind a museum reform movement promoting a policy for arts and culture that supported the collection of contemporary art in German museums. After Adolf Hitler's rise to power, Gurlitt had to step down from his museum role. He started a career...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 103–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
... society possible does not in fact fully belong to it. More than fifty years after Simmel's essay the concept of an “irreducible outside” reemerged in the works of the French poststructuralists as a way to analyze the primacy of strategies of resistance over manifestations of power. Exploring how processes...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2010
...An Paenhuysen In the fall of 1928 the Weimar photographer Sasha Stone published his photobook Berlin in Bildern ( Berlin in Pictures ). The opening image of the smokestacks of the Klingenberg power station was a clear statement in favor of the modern city. As a photographer of the New Vision...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 85–113.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., but by “citing” such images, the film continues to link to the powerful discourse of victimhood that has found its expression in Dresden rubble photography. © 2011 by New German Critique, Inc. 2011 The Ruined Picture Postcard: Dresden’s Visually Encoded History and the Television Drama Dresden...
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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 (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the literary portrayal of trashy, ruinous spaces, Hilbig invokes the power of disgust as a form of resistance and of protest against both the legacy of the German Democratic Republic and the consumer capitalist environment of unified Germany. © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 Trash...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 109–133.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the Federal Republic's democratic order, or whether civil liberties survived despite them, remains a matter of debate. These earlier expansions of state power at the expense of civil liberties were one factor shaping Germany's more moderate response to the post-9/11 emergence of an international terrorist...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 135–153.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in shaping them and about the subsequent transformations of the narratives. The evidence points to the importance of both Allies and Germans as actors, to a powerful dialectic of the rubbled space where myth formulation and claims to legitimacy could be found in areas such as housing allocation...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 207–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... out to the viewer rests on a powerful realization of subjectivity that necessarily moves through a momentary consideration of uncomfortable questions regarding women, the mass-media image, and terrorism. © 2009 by New German Critique, Inc. 2009 I would like to thank the editors...