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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 65–81.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Stefan Andriopoulos New German Critique, Inc. 2008 Occult Conspiracies: Spirits and Secret Societies in Schiller’s Ghost Seer Stefan Andriopoulos Twenty years after the publication of Immanuel Kant’s “Dreams of a Spirit...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 39–72.
Published: 01 November 2018
... psychology” of Freudian psychoanalysis, problematizing attempts to frame Benjamin’s politics in terms of the synthesis of Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud typical of Western Marxism. In Benjamin’s work, these innervated bodily gestures provide a political model for a utopian will whose “secret signal of what...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 115–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... 2011 Filming Familial Secrets: Approaching and Avoiding Legacies of Nazi Perpetration Susanne Luhmann “It is my right to see my father the way I want to see him.” Malte Ludin’s documentary 2 or 3 Things I Know about Him (2...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 75–86.
Published: 01 February 2017
... occupied by the Red Army. During the 1950s the Khrushchev government restituted collections from East Germany and western Poland. However, millions of artworks and books were kept in secret depositories until the beginning of perestroika. The problem of so-called cultural trophies provoked heated...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 129–161.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Veronika Tuckerová This article examines Eduard Goldstücker's construction of his own vita through his complex engagement with Franz Kafka from 1963 to 1989. Archival documents about Goldstücker's trial and surveillance, found in the archives of the Secret Police in Prague, help us understand...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 187–214.
Published: 01 November 2022
... is precipitated by his self-Orientalizing gaze, leading him to doubt his commitment to communism. The article relates this to Weiss’s own biographical experience as a left-wing intellectual who belatedly discovered that his father was Jewish and had kept this fact a secret to evade the Nazis. However...
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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 (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2008
... and historical imaginary since antiq- uity. In them we fi nd a secret dimension of politics, with unpredictable alli- ances, invisible networks, and hidden agents. Conspiracies—both real and imagined—raise questions about what constitutes the mechanism of power, its secret, dark side. What is a conspiracy...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 February 2008
... in reality but also according to the folklore of conspiracy theories. Tech- niques of surveillance, of secret message transfer and interception, of imper- ceptible manipulation and control, are the matter of which conspiracies—real or imagined—are made. Secret letters, encrypted messages...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 83–95.
Published: 01 February 2008
...’ identifi ed.” Finally—so tell us the French weeklies Le Figaro Magazine and L’express—Mikhail Lepekhin had discovered who was behind the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. After fi ve years of research in formerly inac- cessible and secret Russian archives, he named Matvei Golovinskii, a reaction- ary...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2011
... leg- acy of Dresden’s postwar visual discourse, Dresden seems curiously unable to speak of Dresden’s destruction other than as an open (indeed spectacularly open) “secret.” One of the most compelling aspects of Susanne Luhmann’s article on films that make public the private family secrets...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 137–153.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the traumatic event once thought resis- tant to comprehension and narrative integration through the “imaginative investment and creation” that is considered one of its hallmarks, thus unlocking the secrets of the past and putting to rest its ghosts in a way that the first generation could not.7...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 145–164.
Published: 01 February 2008
... no longer capable of using free will.”4 The transformation of brainwashing from a system of coercive propa- ganda to a secret program for human enslavement in part refl ected the cul- tural demands placed on the idea by the Korean War. By 1953, to the embar- rassment of many Americans, almost fi...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 51–64.
Published: 01 February 2008
... boost the plausibility of conspirato- rial theories. In fact, as a constitutive part and a dynamic factor of the Enlight- enment, secret societies and Masonic lodges mushroomed in the last decades of the eighteenth century. Along with these invisible entities that challenged the royal arcanum...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 27–49.
Published: 01 February 2008
..., “A conspiracy theory is a proposed expla- nation of some historical event (or events) in terms of the signifi cant causal agency of a relatively small group of persons—the conspirators—acting in secret. . . . It proffers an explanation of the event in question. It proposes reasons why the event...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 165–193.
Published: 01 February 2008
..., Verschwörungstheorien und die Geheimnisse des 11.9 (Ber- lin: Zweitausendeins, 2002), published in English as Conspiracies, Conspiracy Theories, and the Secrets of 9/11 (Joshua Tree, CA: Progressive, 2006). Peter Knight 169 anti-Americanism.9...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 83–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... jamais de choses que par un retour secret que nous faisons sur nous-mêmes [It seems to me, Usbek, that our opinions are always influenced by a secret application to ourselves]. —Montesquieu...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 181–205.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... In the first group, Graf has presented some of the most intimate and complex city portraits in the past years, such as München: Geheimnisse einer Stadt ( Munich: Secrets of a City , 2000), a film made in collaboration with the film critic Michael Althen. It captures Munich, the place of their childhood...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 103–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
... call 3. To my knowledge, Foucault never refers to Simmel’s texts or ideas. Deleuze, for his part, does mention Simmel’s analyses of society at least twice. The fi rst time is when he and Félix Guat- tari refer to Simmel’s notion of “secret societies” in A Thousand Plateaus (Minneapolis...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 79–93.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to crystal growth. This process does not relate to a center; it takes place at the crystal’s edges. Unlike an organic body, this model of growth does not imply a controlling hierarchical structure and a government; only the conditions for growth can be set. Wang finds such con- ditions in a secret...