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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 119–140.
Published: 01 February 2016
... fragility literary vulnerability reading strategies ...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 93–112.
Published: 01 November 2022
... that the stylistic strategies of the narrative do invite the “unexpected prospects” and orientations of future readers. The very parallel to the novel’s opening scene at the Pergamon Altar, which introduces the practice of reading from below, suggests the possibility of also reading Stahlmann’s description of Angkor...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 207–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... their narrative impulse follows an aesthetic, political, and feminist strategy aimed at resuscitating a modern mode of subjectivity. With this model of subjectivity, Richter optimistically gestures toward an open public sphere beyond the public sphere that has been compromised and marred by terrorism. A reading...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 35–55.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sven Kramer Harun Farocki's silent film Respite (2007) presents footage from the Nazi camp at Westerbork that was commissioned by the camp's commander and filmed by its inmates. Using varying aesthetic strategies, including the insertion of on-screen commentary and the reuse of images while...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of subjectivation and desubjectivation seem especially productive for such a discussion. Read against the backdrop of the aesthetics of the Kantian sublime as a strategy of self-empowerment that sets the independence of the will against the powerlessness of the body, the self-wounding act can also be understood...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... they now had Foucault. Literary scholars and those social scientists engaged in qualita- tive research could find in the Heideggerian tradition (from Hans-Georg Gadamer to Derrida) reading strategies that could be applied to Goethe, Jean- Luc Godard, or the semiotics of kinship structures...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 149–174.
Published: 01 February 2013
... participation. It is necessary to make one more minor diversion before following Adorno with the same roguish devotional reading strategy exercised by an enthusiastic fan, by considering a contemporary occasion when the question   5. In History of Western Philosophy Russell argues against...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 237–241.
Published: 01 November 2022
... but about the strategy with whose help they are to be reached. Is Peter Weiss thinking of cooperation with the unions, or does he want to stake his efforts on the German Peace Union? Does the campaign for nuclear disarmament have his sympathy? Does he consider campaign speeches a useful means of advancing...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 47–59.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of nineteenth-century claims of Jew- ish particularism struck a deep chord. Ironically, his “praise” of Jewish supe- riority seemed to overshadow the substance of his attack on the “Muslim immigrants” in Germany. In Germany this notion of a Jewish genetic iden- tity was read as a clearly political...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 103–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
... is exercised is exactly commensurate with the realm in which strategies of resistance to these forms of power are being developed. Erving Goffman’s study Asylums can be read as an illustration of how this notion of the “irreducibility of the outside” can unexpectedly link Sim- mel’s ideas...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 177–197.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of stability in continuity, and in this way to rehearse an outlook on the future that meets the demands of sustainability. Based on close readings of Goethe's writings, the article suggests that the need to come to terms with the uncertainty of a very distant future pits formalization and abstraction against...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 1–4.
Published: 01 August 2009
...-circulation photographic magazine and invented against the pictorial strategies of photojournalism, redeploy the organic language of photographic seamlessness while using cognitive dissonance, parody, and satire to produce an active viewer. Although Heartfi eld’s later pictorial strategies insistently...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 169–197.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the modernist photobook, a hybrid genre that unapologetically placed photogra- phy’s realism in the service of narratives crafted through montage. In particu- lar, my analysis focuses on the scrapbook assembled by the montage artist Hannah Höch around 1933–34, which I read as a photobook of sorts...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 205–220.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Rabinbach Reading Anson Rabinbach’s exciting volume Staging the Third Reich: Essays in Cultural and Intellectual History is a demanding but worthwhile intellectual adventure. Happily lacking in fashionable jargon and ideological dogmatism, these essays typify a lifetime of sophisticated...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 37–49.
Published: 01 November 2023
... colonial theft, and community, labor, or migration archives. Here practices of indexing often pose problems in finding traces of Black lives. Part of the pedagogical mission of the new project is to sensitize students to these politics of archiving and to equip them with practical strategies...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2014
... one possible new approach. Glawogger's film is an attempt to adopt the strategies of art cinema for use in a feature film, but Kill Daddy Goodnight does not turn away from the terrors of history. Rather, it experiments with varied aesthetic forms and dramaturgical practices, depicting the Shoah yet...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 181–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... putative unspeakability, I try to receive Perle’s virulent diatribe as an act of witness.5 My aim, then, is twofold. On the one hand, I reject the notion of any “pure” access to Perle’s discourse and insist that a reading of Khurbn Varshe must be mindful of the ways that the explosive text has been...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 197–215.
Published: 01 February 2020
... strategies. Therefore, the use of the present tense is read as a narrative choice that reflects the author’s notion of the past being intertwined with the present. This links up with the idea of transgenerational memory, as shown in many examples in the novel. Haderlap explores this connection even further...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... that Leverkühn’s condition was not a narrowly German one. Nor was it limited to the medium of music. Reading the crisis of art as represented in Mann’s novel together with Horkheimer and Adorno’s dark reflections on West- ern culture at large casts a different light on the visual arts of twentieth-century...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of an “authentic voice” permits Schulze to integrate already existing literary styles and traditions into his own texts. This quoting technique is an important poetic strategy in 33 Moments and the later work Simple Storys (1998).3 Innokenty Urupin shows in his article how Schulze’s Peters- burg stories...