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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 215–226.
Published: 01 February 2016
... as images of memory, happiness, and philosophical need while retaining the ungraspable remainder that, the commentary argues, is a necessary and desirable aspect of every translation. The essay “Amorbach” exemplifies the kind of thinking that Adorno, in the last paragraph of Negative Dialectics , refers...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 141–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
... of New York Press, 1996], 55–91). While this may appear true on the surface of things, as I shall demonstrate in the remainder of the essay, nature cannot be separated from society so easily in Adorno’s theories, which has crucial implications for its posi- tion and role in culture...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 59–82.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of human coexistence, which is more radical in its temporal structure. “‘Approximation’ is the objection that every generation can take recourse to against the request to realize an idea or an ethically demanded content without remainder in their lifetime” ( PM , 4). The politico-historical demand...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 137–153.
Published: 01 August 2015
...,” with corpses of charred birds raining down on him. Kaltenburg, the text sug- gests, has appropriated Funk’s experiences and thoughts, to the point where Funk appears as a mere bystander and observer in his own life story. The remainder of the novel shows Funk’s attempt to reclaim his memories...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 61–69.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of accounts that match and that leave no remainder. In its very essence of exchange is something timeless; like ratio itself, like the operations of mathematics according to their pure form, they remove the aspect of time. Similarly concrete time vanishes from industrial production. It transpires more...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 37–58.
Published: 01 February 2016
... inexplicable trace of blood. This blood in effect replaces the “ruins of the south” as the remainder or excess of Benn’s primitivist poetics. In “East Africa” Benn’s primitivism both excludes and depends on a destruction that is no longer temporal (an ata- vistic European past) but geographic: an exotic...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 49–70.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of The Theory of the Novel and suggest an alternative understanding of Lukács’s mode of thinking in the book. At first sight, the enigmatic sentences quoted above could be read as mere remainders from an earlier phase in Lukács’s philosophical development that no longer fit the context of The Theory...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 1–39.
Published: 01 February 2021
... remainder and reminder of what made the subjects free and unique particulars. With the same tension found between his well-known terms of Kultur and Industrie , the subjects could be subjected persons who, made to fall before administered concepts, lost sight of what their production of particulars...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 225–235.
Published: 01 February 2022
... much of Blumenberg’s work can be omitted without the remainder of this textual destruction ceasing to be Blumenberg? For this reduction—and here my Germanist colleague Ulrich Karthaus reminded me of an apt couplet of Christian Morgenstern’s—it would be advantageous to be possessed of one of Korf’s...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 125–152.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and Marx: Sovereignty, Governmentality, Econ- omy,” Law Critique 20 (2009): 263. As de Boever observes, the unassimilable remainder of the mod- ern laborer has, in the recent work of Giorgio Agamben, also gone by the name of homo sacer. De Boever points out that Agamben develops his notion of homo...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 121–149.
Published: 01 November 2006
...) by the mirror: “Most annoying of all was a scent bottle that had been shivered into a thousand tiny fragments, from which the remainder of some sort of old essence has spurted that now formed a spot of very repulsive profi le on the clear parquet” (94). The perfume has become a fi xer, just like the bath...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 125–155.
Published: 01 November 2019
... from media clichés such as those on Sky TV in Occident . They offer a remainder: what comes after linguistic fragmentation and attests to untranslatability—both aspects thematized in different sequences of that film. In such cases, we are forced to privilege the atmospheric over scientific explanation...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 41–70.
Published: 01 February 2021
... iconoclasm or his particular brand of philosophical misogyny. Mitchell’s treatment of the dream passage thus ignores Lessing’s turn to the mouth, while Blocker’s reflections say little about the remainder of the chapter. Such an approach not only robs Lessing’s chapter of its philosophical richness, however...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 45–57.
Published: 01 November 2020
... sizes were 2,123 UK adults and 1,300 US adults. Fieldwork was undertaken between November 13–14, 2018 (UK), and November 13–15, 2018 (US). The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all UK and US adults (aged 18+). On this question, the remainder...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 9–38.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of Hölderlin and Celan a model of ethical memory that rejects dialectic reconciliation to insist, instead, on justice as an uncanny remainder. This mode of the uncanny is oriented toward a justice that reverts neither to an Aufhebung nor to a redemptive 48. Sophocles, Oedipus the King, Oedipus...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 103–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
... structures, and the equality before the laws of nature resolves our existence without remainder into a mere example of their necessity— quite as little do we live as societary beings around an autonomous center; but we are from moment to moment composed out of reciprocal relationships...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., is the standard question of who are the victims and who are the perpetrators. But instead of pursuing this question through the German debates about the fi lm, I would like to use the remainder of this essay to return to American discussions and to trace similar problems and critical issues...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... There is no solid earth, only swamp, slippery places, holes in the earth.”43 Hilbig’s use of waste is a radicalization of the notion of the obsolete and wasted as traces of authenticity and of loss and forgetting. The wasted is not the inanimate remaindered, the discarded that acts as a paradoxical...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 65–80.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., “Historicizing Late Style.” 8. Joseph N. Straus, “Disability and ‘Late Style’ in Music,” Journal of Musicology 25, no. 1 (2008): 8–11. Joy H. Calico  69 The remainder of this essay interprets the writings of Adorno, Said, and Straus in order to figure...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 27–43.
Published: 01 August 2007
... would be “neither politics nor state, but culture, civilization, economics, morality, law, art, entertainment, and so on” (CP, 53). Comment- ing in the 1930s on this list of remainders, Strauss pointed out that “the ‘and so on’ following on ‘entertainment’ hides the fact that ‘entertainment...