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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Anne Fuchs As the flip side of acceleration, lateness and slowness disrupt the relentless logic of the modernizing project by critiquing the harnessing of attention that is a hallmark of modernity's high-speed society. This article debates three prominent modes of lateness around 1900...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 63–86.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Sommers ( With the Speed of the Summer , 2009). Cosgrove argues that both works subvert the rural idyll of Heimat to produce a critical perspective on the postunification present and on the twentieth-century German past. Place in both novels is temporalized space, in which all characters are creaturely...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... theory? More important, does Beethoven's music have anything to say about it? © 2016 by New German Critique, Inc. 2016 speed volume radio symphony References Abbate Carolyn . 2001 . In Search of Opera . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Adorno Theodor W...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., and speed. About Time: Speed and Chronology in the Twentieth Century Ever since Paul Virilio coined the term dromology (the study of speed in rela- tion to politics) in 1977, searching for the meaning of ever speedier change and the possibilities of resistance to it has become a progressively more...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 47–65.
Published: 01 August 2014
... titles. As almost all films (minus three split-reel ones) were of more or less equal length (one thousand feet, roughly, seventeen to fifteen minutes each if projected at the speed of sixteen to eighteen frames per second), it was possible for Stockton and Sar- gent to calculate what they called...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 107–138.
Published: 01 August 2020
... , 131 – 43 . Cambridge : Polity , 1995 . Lübbe Hermann . “ The Contraction of the Present .” In High-Speed Society: Social Acceleration, Power, and Modernity , edited by Rosa Hartmut and Scheuerman William E. , 159 – 78 . University Park : Pennsylvania State University...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 14–16.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the earliest days of our friendship. Miriam’s characterizations of this fractured, shrinking subject are riven by multiple antinomic senses. The modernist subject shrinks first in relation to other subjects existing together in densely packed urban spaces where transitions happen at great speeds...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 11–39.
Published: 01 February 2022
... into the management of corporations, economies, and societies. 22 Where digital systems outstripped human experience, outdoing the speed and scope of previous calculation by many orders of magnitude, the phenomenologist wanted to draw a line in the sand. The engineer Weizenbaum had absorbed crucial elements...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 41–70.
Published: 01 February 2019
... to a temporality that is now no longer able to respond adequately to its pace ( SA , 159). In addition, “certain anthropological speed limits” seem to have been crossed that reach into the very structure of intersubjectivity ( SA , 318): a progressively acute desynchronization and corresponding disintegration have...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 59–71.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Film-Öffentlichkeit.” 10. Virilio, Speed and Politics , 51 . 11. See Oldenburg, Celebrating the Third Place . 12. Seidl, “Müssen Kritiker kritisch sein?” 13. Exceptions speak to a shift. In 2020 the Italian film critic Carlo Chatrian followed the official Dieter...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 67–82.
Published: 01 August 2014
... reads: “The Western and Atlantic Flyer speeding into Marietta, Ga., in the Spring of 1861,” yet, while an association of trains with speed is present, the sense of catastrophe is not. The film’s first image is a long shot that pans with a train moving through a landscape, after which...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 207–233.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to the risk-averse priorities of committees. For people like Klick, this disposition was deadly; it was both a speed retardant and a creative obstacle. Genre films, argues Möller, are serial productions and service providers. 17 As such, they need to be made with regularity and dispatch, 18 and to do so...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 89–131.
Published: 01 August 2009
... speeds possible with modern tires, without focusing directly on the tires that are the advertisement’s sub- ject.35 Oversized text is upended across the picture plane and recedes dra- matically into the distance to form a road for a speeding car, and the letter n 33. A cache of Brandt’s...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 97–130.
Published: 01 February 2022
... “necessarily divided lives” related to our “collective life as a species”? 84 How do we supplement our anthropocentric thinking while putting the needs of the planet first? These rifts involve three histories that operate on different time scales and at different speeds, 85 as well as the problems I...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 1–9.
Published: 01 February 2022
...—begun to resolve into a coherent and abiding whole, and the work of canonization has taken up speed: two extensive biographies, several new volumes dedicated to his work and life, and a generous Handbuch make his status as classic unmistakably clear. 7 Yet as Paul Fleming remarks, Blumenberg’s...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of the national narrative. Although West Germany too has been fractured into places with different speeds and varying economic and social prospects, our special issue focuses on Berlin and the former territory of the GDR. Argu- ably, the ambivalence of experiences and attitudes remains more acute...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2010
... that imposed speed. In Stone’s Berlin there was plenty of time to rest, to con- template. The photographs urged the viewers to think about an extended time rather than just the instant of the exposure. They were taken to moments within a journey when the wanderer paused and beheld. That is partly...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 207–230.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... Matthew Philpotts 211 impact on the Berlin cityscape: first, the speed and decisiveness of the erasure that made way for the new building, and second, the scale of the new construc- tion and its capacity to redefine the district’s architectural principles. As one of these contemporary accounts...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2006
... at the various nodal points? What value is given to “the new” in relation to existing traditions? In answering these questions, Loos envisioned a cultural geography in which speed strove to overcome the drag of spatial distance. Innovations may have their origins in a few advanced cit- ies, but the task...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2010
... modernism, which was fixated on imagining the future.8 Throughout these two books Huyssen gives at least two explanations for the rise of this fascination with memory. First, the emphasis on memory in cultural practice offers a shift in the experience of time, in the sense of duration. While speed...