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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 61–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Judith Keilbach National Socialism as Docudrama: On Programmed Ambivalence in Heinrich Breloer’s Speer and Hitler Judith Keilbach National Socialism is a popular subject in German fi lmmaking at the moment. Newspaper articles praise this...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., philosophers, literary scholars, and some intellectual historians, most of whom had impeccable anti-Nazi credentials, was an expression of this view that came from Albert Speer in his final statement at the Nuremberg war crimes trial. If the prosecutors had known as much about Speer’s involvement...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 17–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
... respect to this issue of empathy. That scene begins with Albert Speer’s return to the bunker for a farewell visit and a little confessional moment. The dramaturgy of this visit up to Speer’s fi nal encounter with Hitler himself is worth noting: Speer fi rst comes across the Goebbels children at play...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2012
... about Postmodernism,” German Politics and Society 17, no. 3 (1999): 71–83. 16  Shaping a New Bauhaus Heritage Nazism.13 More purposely shocking were the parallel attempts to rehabilitate Albert Speer, not least by defending his work on “purely” aesthetic terms.14 But the final rhetorical...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 207–230.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Ministry project is apt to undermine the official narrative’s rhetoric of erasure and rewriting. Impressive as it may have been as a feat of construction, the new Ministry was scarcely comparable in intent to Speer’s plans to redraw the capital’s street plan as Ger- mania. The building’s footprint...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2007
... increasingly aware of this displacement: The most disturbing aspect of “Downfall” . . . is the way it allows the audi- ence’s sympathy to gravitate toward some of these characters [such as Waffen-SS General Wilhelm Mohnke, Professor Ernst Günther Schenck, Albert Speer, Traudl Junge, and...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2012
... nuanced and erudite exploration of the deeper contradictions of the times and crises in which they and their texts had impact. Hannah Arendt, Otto Katz, the Brown Book conspiracy, Albert Speer, Rafael Lemkin, and the Historians’ Debate (Historikerstreit) are just a few examples that come to mind...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2009
... traditional and technological elements, as described by Hartmut Frank: “Bonatz was fi ghting on two fronts. He wanted a modern architecture different from that of the Neues Bauen and a traditionalism different from Speer’s neoclassicism.”24 Admittedly, Bonatz was not very successful in establishing...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 95–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
... passages from the Ger- man edition have not been included in the English translation. 110 Writing Hitler’s Biography the Third Reich,24 we find Albert Speer advising Hitler that he “should be standing on stage when the curtain falls.” But in his biography’s final chap- ter, Fest confronts such...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
... cooperate. With Albert Speer, Arno Breker, and Leni Riefenstahl, competent but second-rate 25. See Paret, “God’s Hammer.” 26. Ziegler’s famous triptych Die vier Elemente hung above Hitler’s fireplace in the Führerbau in Munich for many years. On Ziegler’s paradigmatic work, see Frietsch...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Blumenfeld, “Jonathan Littell: ‘La parole vraie d’un bour- reau n’existe pas Le monde, September 1, 2006. 12. Besides Höss’s book, we have Franz Stangl’s reminiscences as told to Gitta Sereny, in her remarkable book Into That Darkness (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974), and Albert Speer’s mem- oirs and...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 95–114.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Speer reports in a particularly vivid episode of his reminiscences, he refused to replace it with any of the laudable pieces composed for the occasion by several eager Nazi musicians.44 Hitler later claimed that he had learned an important lesson from Rienzi. Wagner’s tragic hero fails, he...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 137–170.
Published: 01 November 2013
... very presence was an irritating and inconvenient reminder of things long since successfully repressed—that of Rudolf Hess, for instance, interred in a Spandau prison holding only him, or Albert Speer mingling at Frankfurt cocktail parties. One such life spectacularly out of joint, a...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 21–34.
Published: 01 February 2009
... SS assignment: Himmler orders him to investigate problems in the concentration camp net- work and to fi nd a way to make better use of the workforce of deported Jews for Albert Speer’s industrial war machine. When Aue arrives at the camp, he is greeted by Commandant Globocnik: “If I understand...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 115–135.
Published: 01 August 2015
... this had been the site of the Imperial Chancellery and of Speer’s plans for Germania. Huyssen imposes a definite cultural memory on the visible space but validates this inter- pretation through the spontaneous experience of communicative memory (58). 132  Encountering Lateness that sought to...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 9–30.
Published: 01 August 2010
... contrasts the decayed rem- 29. Hans-Christoph Blumenberg, Das Leben geht weiter: Der letzte Film des Dritten Reichs (Berlin: Rowohlt, 1993), 82. Eric Rentschler 17 nants of Nazi structures in the Nuremberg Zeppelinfeld with the pomposity of Speer’s...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... European ghettos, in several series of drawings from the mid- to late 1940s (Never Again, Ghetto, and Ghetto Uprising). Overall, however, there is a sense that the image orgy of Nazism and its fiery downfall—from torch marches and political spec- tacles at Nuremberg to Albert Speer’s floodlight...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 25–45.
Published: 01 August 2012
... that emphasized the cultural kinship between Nazi Germany and its alleged Hellenic origins. Baur was commissioned by Albert Speer to photograph his new Reich Chancellery in 1937, and his images 34. Freud, Beyond the Pleasure Principle, in The Standard Edition of the Complete Psycho- logical...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 1–31.
Published: 01 August 2008
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 39–71.
Published: 01 November 2009
... uence in a reduced, contemporary man- ner. During the Nazi period Kreis worked in a mode similar to Albert Speer and Paul Troost. Buildings like the former Luftgaukommando in Dresden (1938) are typical of his work from this period. In an essay titled “On the Con- nections among Kultur...