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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 135–157.
Published: 01 November 2022
... examines the transhistorical resourcefulness of Peter Weiss’s Die Ästhetik des Widerstands ( The Aesthetics of Resistance ) with regard to contemporary challenges. Schooled in antifascism’s failures of the 1930s and 1940s, The Aesthetics abounds in detailed engagements with literary and visual works of art...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 187–214.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Caroline Rupprecht This article focuses on the fictionalized character of the Soviet spy Richard Stahlmann, who was attributed with “Asian eyes” by Peter Weiss, in volume 3 of The Aesthetics of Resistance . In a passage that describes Stahlmann’s visit to Angkor Wat, the character’s identity crisis...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Kai Evers; Julia Hell; Seth Howes In this introduction the editors first trace the reception of Peter Weiss’s Aesthetics of Resistance in (West) Germany and the United States. Focusing on the relation between politics and aesthetics, some critics characterized this relation as fraught, arguing...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 43–63.
Published: 01 November 2022
... long-standing concern with colonialism and imperialism and with how they were encountered and resisted. howesw@missouri.edu Copyright © 2022 by New German Critique, Inc. 2022 Peter Weiss Hans Magnus Enzensberger colonialism imperialism Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson In the second...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 65–91.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Stefan Jonsson Starting out from the interpretation of Picasso’s Guernica in Peter Weiss’s The Aesthetics of Resistance , this essay discusses how, why, and for what purposes Weiss inserted extensive discussions of classical and contemporary artworks in his novel. More specifically...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 21–41.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Kai Evers Starting from Hannah Arendt’s reflections on the openness of the future and the function of promises for political action, this essay offers a new understanding of the political pedagogy at work in The Aesthetics of Resistance . Rather than being narrated by the author’s proxy, as much...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 113–133.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Richard Langston Peter Weiss made no secret of the importance of form for his magnum opus The Aesthetics of Resistance . “Again and again [I’ve made] new attempts at finding a form for the book,” he wrote early on in its conception. This authorial search is, in fact, far more complicated than...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 159–185.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Alex Potts This article explores an often overlooked, broadly realist aspect of Weiss’s engagement with visual art in The Aesthetics of Resistance . Analysis of the role played in the novel by painted depiction usually focuses on dramatic stagings of figures engaged in violent struggle. The focus...
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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 173–205.
Published: 01 February 2024
... of Austrian Resistance, established in 1963. Even though its name suggests that it focuses mainly on the resistance between 1938 and 1945, it also encompasses the documentation of Nazi crimes. This essay analyzes the permanent exhibition of the center existing in its current form since 2005 and claims...
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Published: 01 February 2024
Figure 5. Many resistance fighters, however, are presented with their names and portraits. Photograph by the author, courtesy of the DÖW. More
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Douglas G. Morris The advent of the Nazi regime challenged the thinking of the Jewish Social Democrats Ernst Fraenkel and Franz Neumann. Law partners and intellectual companions in the Weimar Republic, they anguished about how to resist the new regime and justify that resistance. Nothing foretold...
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 2. The Guernica foldout, most likely the one used by Peter Weiss when writing The Aesthetics of Resistance , in Arnheim, Picasso’s “Guernica .” Photo: Stefan Jonsson. More
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of a melancholic resistance of meaning. But I suggest that this resistance can be construed in terms of Adorno's and Walter Benjamin's readings of analogous resistance in Charles Baudelaire's poetry, which restages the social destruction of the subject as a socially normative “poetic event” unto itself...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 93–112.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Kaisa Kaakinen This article analyzes how paratactic and multisensory narrative strategies in Peter Weiss’s novel Die Ästhetik des Widerstands (1975–81) contribute to the novel’s project of an aesthetics of resistance for future reference. The narrative mode of the novel emphasizes situated...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 31–47.
Published: 01 August 2010
... (1948) and One, Two, Three (1961). My focus is on what the production and reception of these three films suggest about Wilder's evolving relationship to postwar Germany's coming to terms with its Nazi past, and how this evolution dovetails with, in part resists but also gives comedic articulation...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 5–26.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Martin Jay The challenge of nominalism in philosophy and theology to the reality of universals has been a motor of modern thought. Translated into aesthetic terms, it has abetted resistance to generic conventions and helped undermine essentialist notions of aesthetic form. Theodor W. Adorno had...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 71–102.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the subject to express itself, perhaps not free from the “objective” constraints of society but with considerable relative autonomy. Romantic-modernist re-creative resistance to an illusory “solution” of the problems Bach's music continues to present offers greater scope for historical transformation...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 103–137.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and ambitions also generated resistance from other social scientists. The Berlin ethnologist Richard Thurnwald, along with his student and colleague Wilhelm Emil Mühlmann, came into direct conflict with Horkheimer—and with each other—over the significance of biology for social research. This conflict...
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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 (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 63–86.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and future. Despite the ambivalent depiction of small-scale Heimat topographies in present-day eastern Germany, however, Erpenbeck and Schoch ultimately resist Ostalgie . © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 Heimat as Nonplace and Terrain Vague in Jenny Erpenbeck’s Heimsuchung and Julia...