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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 199–224.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... Disillusioned by the persistence of antisemitism in the liberal age, German-speaking Jews were the first to assert an ethnic pride based on common traits they insisted remained embedded in their minds despite outward acculturation. While the emergent discourse of psychological Jewishness helped create a...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 63–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Urs Stäheli This essay traces the figure of the leader in different approaches of crowd psychology (Gustave Le Bon and Gabriel Tarde) and psychoanalysis (Sigmund Freud). It argues that the central role of the leader to the crowd, as Freud's group psychology emphasizes, is not simply given; rather...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Stefan Jonsson In Mass Psychology and Analysis of the “I” (1921), Sigmund Freud opens a new chapter in the history of crowd psychology by arguing that masses are produced through processes of identification with authoritarian leadership. This essay asks how it is that Freud's mass theory has been...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 159–178.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Traudl Junge, and the families of Nazi perpetrators. Drawing on theories of shame developed by Emmanuel Lévinas (1935) and Ruth Leys (2007), it demonstrates how these films perform a move away from guilt in the juridical or moral sense and toward shame as an exposure of the psychological and emotional...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 83–101.
Published: 01 February 2009
... aesthetic more generally, I aim to draw out the implicit claims of Simmel's materialism from within his seemingly seamless commitment to psychologism. New German Critique, Inc. 2009 Georg Simmel’s Timeless Impressionism Todd Cronan...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 95–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
... reconstructing the social and psychological context in which it manifests itself. Fest's narrative technique emphasizes the aesthetics of National Socialist politics, rendering Hitler's theatrical style palpable to a modern reader. Having been a contemporary repulsed by National Socialism, the article argues...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2011
... some of the ideas revolving around the dynamics of crowd behavior and the role of the “leader” elaborated by crowd psychology; on the other, he is influenced by the nineteenth century's philosophy of the “great man” as a crucial factor of historical and political agency. Outlining some of the inherent...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 31–52.
Published: 01 August 2013
... be one rooted in the political, economic, and psychological analysis of individuals and the society in which they live. Many of these themes were already addressed in the twentieth century, and one thinker in particular—Ernst Bloch—made some of the same thought discoveries that are being made in the...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 113–136.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of the suffering outsider and linked to the psychologically therapeutic. Furthermore, based on an analysis of films that used Mahler's music from the 1960s on, Sacks demonstrates how the Mahler of popular imagination has often been a sound track to pathological torment and stages self-sacrificial...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 79–109.
Published: 01 February 2018
... psychological state of immediacy that he recognized as a mark of modernity. While Wölfflin believed that such technologies as photography and film exacerbated this condition, he ultimately resorted to them as he developed pedagogical techniques that remain central to the discipline of art history. Baroque out...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 1–32.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of Benn’s critical engagement with the modern life sciences, and in particular with the discourses of medicine and psychology. The article focuses on Benn’s so-called Rönne novellas, written between 1914 and 1916, arguing that they record and enact the disintegration of body and subjectivity through...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 53–88.
Published: 01 August 2009
... . In using that term to discuss Heartfield's work, I incorporate its cinematic connotations, in their most basic sense, into my analysis, considering how his photomontages summon their beholder both optically and psychologically. We have not entirely grasped the metaphorical operations of photomontage...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 75–103.
Published: 01 August 2017
... featured articles on the sociology of the mechanistic world picture (Franz Borkenau), the methods and tasks of an analytic social psychology (Fromm), the American political party system (Julian Gumperz), and the social situation of literature and music (Löwenthal, Theodor W. Adorno), but not a...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 2019
... though Horkheimer appreciated the importance of the psychological component prior to his relationship with Fromm, he moved from a gestalt position to a psychoanalytic position only in the late 1920s, around the time he and Fromm became acquainted. 10 The relationship between the two, it is clear...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 97–109.
Published: 01 August 2014
... become fluid there, 6. Sigmund Freud, “Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality,” in The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works, ed. and trans. James Strachey et al., 24 vols. (London: Hogarth, 1953–74), 7:194. 7. See the writings of Robert Hooke, curator in charge of...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 5–8.
Published: 01 November 2012
... recognition of another’s need, sharing of another’s pain, rather than 1. Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents, vol. 21 of The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works, ed. James Strachey, trans. James Strachey in collaboration with Anna Freud (London: Hogarth, 1953), 102...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 91–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
... represents the epitome of bourgeois thought (HPI, 5). Husserl, in his critique of psychologism, resists the reduction of logic to psychological states while also resisting the naive realism of positivist fact gathering. He is thus held in a double bind; Husserl simultaneously “rebels against idealist...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 89–128.
Published: 01 August 2011
... present as exemplary of what I call antifoundational realism; finally, I address the mid- and late 1930s (re)joining of Husserl’s thought to Gestalt psychology and Goldstein’s physiology by Aron Gurwitsch and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Just as the (frequently Russian and/or Jewish) émigrés educated in...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 145–165.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . ———. 1993 . Foreword to Alexander Mitscherlich , Society without the Father: A Contribution to Social Psychology , xiii – xxi . New York : HarperPerennial . Bowlby John . 1963 . “Pathological Mourning and Childhood Mourning.” Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 11 : 500...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 45–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
... psychologies. A further aim of the article is to determine whether and how these aesthetic forms still infl uence fi lms about the institutions, exponents, and leaders of National Social- ism (NS). Two tendencies can be identifi ed, refl ecting the difference between narrated past and narrative present. The...