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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 175–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Oppitz-Trotman This article asks why Theodor W. Adorno never wrote anything substantial about William Shakespeare's play Hamlet , given its importance to German culture and to philosophical traditions in which Adorno worked rigorously. It addresses how Adorno tacitly adopted a Hamlet...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 77–100.
Published: 01 August 2006
... things through to the end. Act with decision. We are happier than Shakespeare ʼs struggle, because we know the way out. We understand the pur pose of our struggle.”3 Wangenheimʼs Hamlet connected bourgeois past with socialist future, seeking to restore humanist values and present them...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 167–184.
Published: 01 August 2013
... these old works [such as Shakespeare’s] historically, which means setting them in powerful contrast to our own time. For it is only against the background of our own time that their shape emerges as an old shape, and without this background I doubt if they could have any shape at all.”11 Müller...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2008
... but, more generally, of power and of political activity. They are that which must not and cannot come under public scrutiny, that which cannot be legitimized and therefore must draw the veil of secrecy. “Oh conspiracy,” says Shakespeare’s New German Critique 103, Vol. 35, No. 1, Spring 2008 DOI...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 119–145.
Published: 01 February 2010
... one to Shakespeare and the other to Goethe. Shakespeare’s heroes do indeed represent the idea of qualitative individ- ualism. According to Simmel, they are not only separate personalities, with their own volitions. They are also distinct from each other; each affi rms its own character. Yet...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 125–152.
Published: 01 August 2010
... us that our facility with temporal difference remains woefully underdeveloped. In a society that has lost its sense of history, Müller deploys myth to cultivate temporal difference and make possible a dialogue across time. 5. Heiner Müller, Shakespeare Factory 2 (Berlin: Rotbuch, 1989...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 23–44.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., or in the time of Shakespeare, when the dominant class of the feudalists of the Middle Ages had lost its power but had not yet totally submitted to the rising authority of the monarchy (EmD, 50). 32  Drama in an Age of Fragmentation As may have become apparent, the classical ancient...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 2012
... has shown—from the arsenal of literary imagery, such as Shakespeare’s Macbeth or Voltaire’s Oedipe. In Smith’s entire oeuvre that intermittently notorious image appears just three times—in each of his three books only once, and this not without a significant dose of irony. However, posterity...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2018
... , no. 2 : 99 – 119 . Scholem Gershom . 2001 . Walter Benjamin: The Story of a Friendship , translated by Zohn Harry . New York : New York Review Books . Shakespeare Steven . 1996 . “ Stirring the Waters of Language: Kierkegaard on the Dangers of Doing Theology .” Heythrop...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 203–221.
Published: 01 February 2015
...): 40–41. Gili Kliger  217 Shakespeare hat in Romeo und Julia nicht die Liebe ohne familiale Bevor - mundung propagiert, aber ohne die Sehnsucht nach einem Zustand, wo Liebe nicht länger von der patriarchalen und jeglicher Macht verstümmelt...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2015
... centuries of Romantic inflation, or rather overcorrected. For in the fin de siècle days of radical Shakespeare studies, the play’s normative concern with truth and jus- tice, the moral drama that motivates the very virtues so long identified as the basis of modern moral autonomy, was construed...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2015
... McMullan, Shakespeare and the Idea of Late Writing (Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 2007); Lecia Rosenthal, “Between Humanism and Late Style,” in Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation, ed. Adel Iskandar and Hakem Rustom (Berke- ley: University of California Press, 2010...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 2012
... in Braun’s post-Wende poetry, which mobilizes “a utopian resistance to the bankrupt luxury of capitalism.” In Tumulus Braun recalls a wide range of literary sources, from Shakespeare to Karl Marx, that remain deliberately disjointed and dissonant. By employing a literal way of recalling, Braun...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 95–114.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Greenblatt, Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980), 9. Hans Rudolf Vaget 99 petuate itself; that tradition is an act of appropriation; and that in the process of appropriation it is bent and adapted...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 1–23.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., however, themselves be redeemed if the playwright shows that the charac- ter’s fate lay somehow deeply in the character in question. Shakespeare por- trays Romeo and Juliet’s love as so pure that it seemed unfit for this world. The same is true for Hamlet. Although his death might seem the accidental...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 9–24.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and Juliet, maybe with a better outcome than in Shakespeare. All experiences have the character of a chameleon. They transform themselves through a simple elevator ride. We need a different expression for every one of the chameleon’s colors. That, too, is what I mean by poetics. In his writing...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 27–52.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the limbs and outward flourishes, I will be brief. —Shakespeare, Hamlet The Sure Reward Most people learn about opera by going to the opera, but that is the hard way, and, with Richard Wagner, it is also the long way. “Three or four hours,” Mark Twain...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
... to be recognized. Accord- ingly, Müllerʼs adaptation of Shakespeareʼs Titus Andronicus is given the new title Anatomy Titus, Fall of Rome, Shakespeare Commentary. Moreover, in 1994 after his hospitalization, in conversation with Kluge, he reveals a fascina- tion with the semantics of medical language...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 49–64.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Shakespeare adaptation of the publisherʼs choice, not by Brecht. The Galileo parable could be used as long as the proper names of the Brecht widows were cut from the text. And the gravestone text had to be replaced by Brechtʼs original poem, the argu- ment here being that Müllerʼs inversion “distorted...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., Shakespeare, and Braun himself to film, advertising slogans, newspaper headlines, and authors from classical and ancient Chinese to Constantine P. Cavafy or Mark Ravenhill.35 Indeed, in the “Dances of Death” cycle Marx and Brecht are cited throughout, but others of Braun’s key literary sources also...