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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 95–114.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Hans Rudolf Vaget New German Critique, Inc. 2007 Wagnerian Self-Fashioning: The Case of Adolf Hitler Hans Rudolf Vaget Of all the concatenations of art and politics in modern history, none has been more challenging and frightening...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 27–34.
Published: 01 August 2019
... monetizes its users’ data and attention. Here one normally would tackle issues such as algorithmic economy, consumer profiling, and behavioral targeting. Another typical sort of social media critique would aim at the sociopsychological effect of self-presentation and identity construction in the context...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Rosemarie Brucher Abstract Artistic self-injury, established as an art form since the late 1960s, polarizes the audience and still raises questions about the motivations behind such actions as well as about the narrative contexts in which they occur. While past research has focused on either...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 205–216.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Roberto Simanowski Self-presentation on social network sites is often discussed either positively for its promotion of transparency and sharing or negatively for its encouragement of narcissism and self-branding. The present article takes into account the “torture of now-time,” that is, the horror...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 137–170.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Adrian Daub Since the 1970s the German filmmaker Hans-Jürgen Syberberg has produced a series of highly unusual essay films and written lengthy diatribes promoting and defending them. This article reads Syberberg's essayistic output across media as a project of calculated self-delegitimation, which...
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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 (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 65–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
... partner in Weimar Berlin, has consistently escaped the critical radar. This essay sheds light on Wilder's days as Eintänzer and points to the impact this work had on his films Hold Back the Dawn (1941) and Sunset Boulevard (1950). Furthermore, the essay places Wilder's series within the context of self...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 107–138.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of the narratives that have shaped the self and the social structures under which this self is formed, and therefore as the inability to recognize the temporal dimensions of the autonomous self. Copyright © 2020 by New German Critique, Inc. 2020 autonomy acceleration Axel Honneth Hartmut Rosa Theodor...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 1–35.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Harry T. Craver Despite their opposed cultural agendas, the critic and journalist Siegfried Kracauer and the poet Gottfried Benn pursued similar projects of undermining traditional conceptions of the self. Kracauer, a leftist who was never aligned with a party, sought to push aside older notions...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 73–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Gertrud Koch To revive the question about film as mass medium, this essay turns to analyses of Samuel Beckett's Film by Theodor W. Adorno and Gilles Deleuze. Their readings are compared regarding the problem of self-knowledge—and how this epistemic motif is transferred into the cinematic medium...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 109–131.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... The legitimacy of Europe's identity as enlightened, secular, and liberal is not denied, only its self-understanding that with Enlightenment (implicitly regarded as the final stage of history) come universality and neutrality. Such a self-understanding contributes to the political problems that rational, “neutral...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 139–167.
Published: 01 February 2012
...William Little This article examines the ethical and political process of taking leave of violent neo-Nazi groups from the viewpoint of the relationship to the self and the strategies of self-transformation that are deployed. The autobiographical accounts of Ingo Hasselbach, a former East German...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 185–213.
Published: 01 February 2022
... bears distinctive traces of his attempt at finding new ways to do philosophy after 1945. As much a departure from as a legacy of his early attempts to critically renew scholarly practice with the working group Poetics and Hermeneutics, the figure of the spectator served Blumenberg as a means of self...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 37–58.
Published: 01 February 2016
... palimpsest on which colonial and racial fantasies of self and other uneasily coincide as his literary imagination both merges with and exceeds the turbulent discursive currents of the Weimar period. © 2016 by New German Critique, Inc. 2016 German modernism colonial fantasy fascist aesthetics...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 215–226.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of utopia. Adorno's recollection of childhood moments of self-absorbed play preserves the lived experience in a way that forever links present and past and that also holds open a space for the experience of utopia: u-topia, no-place—a realm of imagined borderless freedom. Resonances with Amorbach...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 53–74.
Published: 01 February 2010
... a larger historical and filmic backdrop, while highly mobile camera work implicitly challenges and critiques otherwise static lives. Both Wenders's presence in Winterschläfer and the Spaßgesellschaft as late-1990s backdrop to the film prompt comparisons between conceptions of self during the 1970s...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 75–98.
Published: 01 February 2010
... considered individually, these films' relentless iteration of the same problem might come across as self-pitying auteurist expressions of oedipal lack. But by attending to the serial, indeed itinerative , logic of Roehler's oeuvre, this essay maps out how we are compelled to diagnose the failure afflicting...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 1–26.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Defining the language of lamentation as the silent, (self-) destructive “language of the border” allowed Scholem to generate a performative essay as an act of inscription into tradition. Moreover, by pointing to the anarchic, apocalyptic, and messianic moments in the language of lamentation, this early...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2010
... to take responsibility for the past. Yet today a new series of questions suggest themselves to understand the Berlin Jewish Museum in its cultural context as it was shaped by and helped shape the Western imagination of self and other, on the one hand, and a new triumphalism based on a perceived...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 51–88.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Joshua Derman Charisma , a buzzword beloved by sociologists, political scientists, psychologists, self-help gurus, and scholars of celebrity, is in its modern secular usage a concept of very recent origin. Between 1915 and 1922 the German scholar Max Weber introduced it into the vocabulary...