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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 5–51.
Published: 01 August 2009
... photomontages, here he avoided the photographic basis of film because it lent itself all too easily to prowar propaganda. His work with George Grosz, by contrast, attempted to reinsert somatic terror into representations of the war and thereby to counter the visually sedative aspect of contemporary German war...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2014
... maintaining the idea of redemption. © 2014 by New German Critique, Inc. 2014 In the Image: The Transformation of Cinematic Shoah Representations in Michael Glawogger’s Kill Daddy Goodnight Norbert Otto Eke Cinema as Consensus Machine Writing...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 119–140.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Isabel Capeloa Gil Literary communication faces challenges when addressing torture, an unmediated and untranslatable event that antagonizes representation. Given the radical difference between the act of reading torture and the experience thereof, the representation of the event is never mastered...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 27–48.
Published: 01 February 2012
... life but also in cultural and literary discourses, critical engagement with recent studies of spatiality is potentially highly productive. Yet studies of Heimat rarely consider these new discourses on space, while studies on literary representations of space seldom include approaches to Heimat...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 49–72.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Eric Bulson Gravity's Rainbow is known for, among other things, its authentic historical representation of London during the V-2 Blitz. Strangely enough, critics have continued to ignore that other city, Berlin, which occupies almost as much space in the novel and presents readers with a harrowing...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Axel Goodbody This article considers the human-nature relationship in modern Heimat (homeland) discourse and its depiction in literary representations of Heimat . The first part examines the environmental turn in thinking on Heimat in the 1970s and shows how it was part of a wider shift...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
... a significant shift in representations of post-reunification Berlin that affects how the city is seen and experienced. There is a visible tension in novels set in and partly based on Berlin's urban fabric between a perceived moral obligation to the past and a desire for contextualization in the literary...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 85–108.
Published: 01 November 2009
... four suppositions that are constitutive for his way of philosophy: his repudiation of prima philosophia ; his plea for a relational, differential construction of concepts; his postulate of radical secularization; and his demand that there should be consequences for the form of representation...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 89–131.
Published: 01 August 2009
... photographic fragments in a montage might engage viewers in a new way. In addition, Moholy-Nagy's and Brandt's photomontages resituate the mass media's representations of New Women and frequently create representations of the figure of the constructor, a hybrid technician-artist that each artist sought...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 161–186.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Brook Henkel Fritz Lang’s film The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960) stands out among West German cinema of the Adenauer years for its attention to urban space and the afterlife of Nazism in the postwar era. This article rereads the film as an incisive representation of the new mobilities...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 147–185.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Katrin Sieg This article examines how the original production of Feridun Zaimoğlu and Günter Senkel's play Black Virgins ( Schwarze Jungfrauen , 2006) contests stereotypes about Islamist women. Its main target is the self-representations authored by a group of female cultural brokers in Europe...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 39–71.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Deborah Ascher Barnstone Architecture historians have generally posited Kultur and Zivilisation as oppositional values, and aesthetic categories used to “classify” art and architecture production tend to support this division: representational versus abstract art, intuitive versus rational thinking...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 39–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
... generations and the Nazi past may be understood as one of prosthetic witnessing. While exposing normative contours of discourses of coming to terms with the past, prosthetic witnessing in Duden's text engages Renaissance representations of Christ, rendering an encounter with her viscerally affective narrative...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 65–84.
Published: 01 February 2011
... irreconcilable opposition between invocations of German wartime suffering and expiation of war guilt, the article shows that these charges do not account for the new frameworks of filmic representation, which specifically challenge the revisionist legacy. By examining the possibilities and limits...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 115–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Susanne Luhmann Literary and cinematic representations of private and familial histories of Nazi perpetration, collaboration, and support have proliferated since reunification. Three recent German documentary films each turn the lens on the filmmaker and his family in an effort to grapple publicly...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 17–34.
Published: 01 November 2011
... commentators charisma as a useful concept for understanding elements of fiction and of representation generally. Charisma is a quality of persons; aura can rise up from things, places, events, and persons. Whereas charisma of art is a problem in aesthetics, aura is a product of the individual imagination...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 47–62.
Published: 01 August 2012
... erected in Germany just as the old one came down. This article reviews German unification from the perspective of the Turkish German writers Emine Sevgi Özdamar and Zafer Şenocak, with a particular focus on their representations of the Wall as a threshold, rather than a barrier, and of the city's unstable...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Karen Leeder The German Democratic Republic (GDR) was founded on the specter of communism; it now haunts contemporary capitalism as unrealized aspiration, trauma, or travesty. This article focuses on the representation of the after-life of the GDR in the work of Volker Braun. It examines...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 119–132.
Published: 01 August 2012
... conflicts that finally erupt in the revolution of 1989, the article foregrounds three modes of cultural representation that produce three versions of cultural history. The first, symbolic mode epitomizes the protagonists' conventional understanding of culture as an archive of knowledge and learning...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2012
... law. Precisely those aspects of Judaism that these Jewish scholars despised—mysticism, pietism, apocalypticism—they also ignored in their representations of Islam. The identification with Islam was part of a larger project of modern Jewish thinkers to “purify” Judaism of religious excess—pietism...