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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2007
...David Bathrick New German Critique, Inc. 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Translated from the German by Rachel Leah MagShamhráin and David Bathrick Whose Hi/story Is It? The U.S. Reception...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Dagmar Jaeger New German Critique, Inc. 2007 “Only in the 1990s Did I Become East German”: A Conversation with Ingo Schulze about Remembering the GDR, Simple Storys, and 33 Moments of Happiness; with an Introduction to His Work Dagmar...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 33–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that these concepts occupied in the philosophy of those years. © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 Stories of Lynx; or, Husserlian Concepts in Transformation: France, 1945–1960 Stefanos Geroulanos The perplexity that reigns today at the spread of Edmund...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 21–31.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the human subject. The project of the environmental humanities emerges from the critique of dominant natural science concepts combined with the creative effort to shape new stories beyond environmental decline narratives, including speculative and utopian stories, that can engage a wider public in shaping...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Amy Walsh This article traces the unusual story of a non-Western work of art stolen from a Polish noble, rather than Jewish, family during the German occupation. It illustrates the range of Nazi looting and the necessity of scrutinizing the provenance of every object, not only paintings. The story...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Isak Winkel Holm In the vocabulary of modern disaster research, Heinrich von Kleist's seminal short story “The Earthquake in Chile” (1806) is a tale of disaster vulnerability. The story is not just about a natural disaster destroying the innocent city of Santiago but also about the ensuing social...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 33–54.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Amir Engel This article offers a critical reading of Gershom Scholem's memoir, From Berlin to Jerusalem , by contrasting it with the memoir of another German Jewish intellectual, Salomon Maimon. Ostensibly, these two memoirs tell opposite stories. Maimon (1753–1800) grew up in an orthodox...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 35–55.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Meike Hoffmann With the unexpected discovery of the “Munich Art Trove” in November 2013, the name of Hildebrand Gurlitt became famous overnight through media stories around the world. Spanning four periods of German history, Gurlitt started as an art historian in the late-period German Reich...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 125–142.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Jonathan Petropoulos Recent books and film treatments of the Allies' restitution efforts have tended toward the triumphalist. The recovery, safeguarding, and return of looted works has become a story of good overcoming evil. This article seeks to complicate that narrative. The Monuments officers...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 119–147.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's early-nineteenth-century work on vision. Friedländer sought to realize his philosophical revisions, in particular his understanding of the function of the Kantian imagination and its relationship to sensory perception, in his artistic parodies and short stories, or Groteske...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2009
... ambiguous personality and confusingly broad oeuvre into a certain scheme, and thus Bonatz so far has been widely ignored in the historiography of architecture. This article tries to help fill this gap by telling the barely studied story of the final phase of Bonatz's career. While he soon was a highly...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 3–26.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Jessica Dubow; Richard Steadman-Jones W. G. Sebald's novel Austerlitz tells a story of inexplicable origins. In the figure of this child of the Kindertransport , Sebald addresses the traumas of the exilic subject and the impossibility of responding to an irredeemable history. But Austerlitz is also...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 79–93.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of charisma, tracing the process of its bestowal and the establishment of charismatic leadership against the background of contemporary physiology and medicine. Döblin does not intend to illustrate, reflect, or surpass sociology's knowledge with literary means. Rather, he tells the story of a charismatic...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 61–79.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Atina Grossmann In this article Grossmann addresses a transnational Holocaust story that has remained marginalized in both historiography and commemoration. The majority of the quarter million Jews who constituted the “saved remnant” ( She'erit Hapleta ) of eastern European Jewry collected...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 85–110.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Mattias Frey The history of the Young German Film and the European New Waves is widely rehearsed as the story of rebels who sought new visual languages in the face of moribund film culture. Perhaps less consistently told is the contemporaneous debate in Western European film periodicals about...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2015
... resonant with contemporary minority studies, The Revolt of the Fishermen constructs alternative representations of proletarian masses, social transformation, and gender. The story subtly undermines masculine visions of revolutionary agency and pays special attention to the role of working-class women...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of purity. By referring to India as unheimlich , Hesse connects his story to an early twentieth-century psychoanalytic discourse more apt for understanding Aghion than late twentieth-century postcolonial theory, specifically Homi Bhabha's “hybridity.” Whereas Bhabha focuses on the colonialist's fear...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 21–37.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., it considers the specific traditions in Germany and the United States. Providing statistical data, the article sheds light on success stories of transatlantic theory transfer from Germany to the United States and thus reassesses the concepts outlined in the first part. © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 181–205.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Willem Styfhals The story of the renowned scholar of Jewish mysticism Gershom Scholem and his disloyal student Jacob Taubes was one of continuing intellectual quarrel and personal enmity. Their intellectual disagreements centered on Jewish messianism, but the significance of this issue for Taubes’s...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 103–124.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Olivia Landry Abstract Spurred by the search for the identity of a colonial soldier captured in Germany during World War I, who left his trace in the form of a story in the sound archive in Berlin, Philip Scheffner’s documentary film The Halfmoon Files (2007) is an excavation of an obscured moment...