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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 55–69.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Aesthetic Theory that see Kant's views on “aesthetic feeling” as necessarily applicable to “art itself.” Thus Adorno's reception of Kant's aesthetics is fundamental to Adorno's articulation of the inversion of subject and object, which is, in turn, a central feature of his philosophy as a whole. © 2008 by...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 1–23.
Published: 01 August 2011
... face of the meaninglessness of history. In his essay “The German Constitution,” composed during the same period as his Wallenstein review, Hegel instead formulates his familiar exhortation that we see history as meaningful. Hegel's objection to Wallenstein 's darkness, then, is primarily an objection...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 169–197.
Published: 01 February 2012
... produce an active mode of seeing. © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 Narrative Resemblance: The Production of Truth in the Modernist Photobook of Weimar Germany Patrizia McBride It would be difficult to overstate the impact of...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 119–148.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Artemy Magun This article discusses the relationship between two philosophies of the twentieth century: those of Theodor W. Adorno and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. Both authors emphasize the notion of mimesis and see it as an ontological and an epistemological category and as the site of the...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 49–64.
Published: 01 August 2015
... basis for a possible but as yet incomprehensible reconciliation with it. He sees no separate ontology but that of incompleteness, so that the transitive is given priority over the intransitive within being, thus transforming it, in a Hegelian sense, into becoming. For Heidegger, time is just the shell...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 91–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
... occultation of the means of production, masked in Husserlian phenomenology by its static categories and reductions. Given the prominent role of physiognomy as a form of social critique in Adorno's later writings, Current of Music offers a unique opportunity to see the concept at work in its earliest formation...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 65–89.
Published: 01 August 2019
... fiction—Ka-Tzetnik’s Salamandra , David Grossman’s See Under: Love , A. B. Yehoshua’s Mr. Mani —as well as more minor texts. Using theoretical work in narrative (E. M. Forster, James Phelan) and imagology (Manfred Beller and Joep Leerssen on German national character), this article formulates the recent...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the self; episodic selves, living as tourists from one experience to the next; and Facebook eye, seeing the world in terms of garnering “likes.” These notions point to a deeper change in identity construction that is undermining the age of authenticity. In an age of profile-based identity or...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2018
... “truth content” of artworks. This theoretical move is meant to shed new light on how Adorno sees the relationship between art and politics. The inclusion of Adorno in the tradition of the beautiful and his portrayal as a forerunner of Jean-François Lyotard’s aesthetics of the sublime are flawed. In other...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 207–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... Richter's paintings take several risks, one of which is that the viewer may sympathize with the terrorists Richter portrays or may see these paintings, particularly Funeral , as redeeming them. Yet a dialectical reading that focuses on the narrative impulse of Richter's images demonstrates that the hope...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
... the archive—Petzold must turn to this material but sees that its (re)mediatization in mainstream Holocaust cinema has obscured its relationship to the traumatic events at stake. This article shows how Petzold uses his film to describe the difficulties of working with the archive from the positions of...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 45–57.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Mattias Frey Abstract A prominent strain of discourse sees digital-age German film criticism in a terminal trajectory of commercialization and dumbing down. This article demonstrates that this rhetoric is not unique: neither to German-speaking countries nor to the digital age. Complaints about...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 93–98.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and the cinematic apparatus, and seeing film as a form of “productive thinking.” It represents a kernel of Farocki’s wish to put the tools of filmmaking into the hands of ordinary people, thus revealing both theoretical aspects of the cinematic apparatus itself and the interweaving of visual images...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 45–80.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Arendt’s adversaries more clearly provides the chance to see her conceptual distinctions as interventions into concurrent attempts to revise Marxian political economy in the latter half of the twentieth century. Copyright © 2020 by New German Critique, Inc. 2020 Marxism labor automation the...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 103–123.
Published: 01 February 2021
... conceptions of life that come into play in the novel (life as career, life as theater, life as gesture) and considers the fate of the protagonist in this light. Seeing the question of inclusion/exclusion as key to Kafka’s novel, the article argues that it exposes the thin line between utopia and dystopia and...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 97–113.
Published: 01 August 2015
... incorrect, provocatively immoral, and even deliberately deviant. In this way Walser declares his own untimeliness and his own “late” rejection of what he sees as the normative authority of contemporary social and political discourse. © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 aging in literature late...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte 40, no. 3 (1992): 324; see also Albrecht Langner, Der Gedanke des Naturrechts seit Weimar und in der Rechtsprechung der Bundesrepublik (Bonn: Bouvier, 1959), 88–89. This translation and all others are my own unless otherwise noted. 2. Von Klemperer, “Naturrecht,” 331...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2006
... begun publication anew with Duke University Press. It is a tremendous honor for this issue to have been chosen to appear first in this new configuration, or constellation, as Adorno—drawing on Benjamin—would have said. 1. See Theodor W. Adorno, Beethoven: The Philosophy of Music, ed. Rolf...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 135–157.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Azoi iz es gewen: Hurban Warsche (Buenos Aires: Zentral-Verband fun poilischen Jiden in Argentinien, 1948). Anja Horstmann also believes that Turkow is the original source for the title. See Horstmann, “Ghetto (1942): Unvollen­ detes dokumentarisches Filmmaterial aus dem Warschauer Ghetto...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 5–8.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., on whose analysis he drew when he formulated his friendly but trenchant and prescient critique of 1970s feminism, with which I was quite involved— particularly in its Marxist version. Did I not see the problem of placing women, rather than the proletariat, in the position of the universal...