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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 27–52.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Lydia Goehr By juxtaposing remarks of Mark Twain and Theodor W. Adorno, along with examples from operetta, radio, film, TV, and YouTube, this article maintains that popular parodies of Richard Wagner have focused less on the composer than on his devoted public—especially given the significant...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Kate Rigby Theodor Storm's novella Der Schimmelreiter is set in northwestern Germany, a region with a long history of dyke building and coastal flooding. Drawing on insights into material agency, complexity, and the entwinement of materiality and discourse that have emerged from science studies, I...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 5–14.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Detlev Claussen Intellectual Transfer: Theodor W. Adorno’s American Experience Detlev Claussen By the late 1960s Theodor W. Adorno had already become a kind of institution in Germany. Adorno himself, appalled, was among the first to realize...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 73–118.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Robert Kaufman Poetry’s Ethics? Theodor W. Adorno and Robert Duncan on Aesthetic Illusion and Sociopolitical Delusion Robert Kaufman Odds are that discussions of Adorno and the ethical will arrive at Auschwitz...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 111–139.
Published: 01 February 2007
...James McFarland New German Critique, Inc. 2007 Der Fall Faustus: Continuity and Displacement in Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno and Thomas Mann’s Californian Exile James McFarland For Thomas McFarland...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 119–148.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Artemy Magun This article discusses the relationship between two philosophies of the twentieth century: those of Theodor W. Adorno and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. Both authors emphasize the notion of mimesis and see it as an ontological and an epistemological category and as the site...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Helena M. Tomko In October 1931 Walter Benjamin published a “shattering review” of Virgil, Father of the West , by Theodor Haecker, a Catholic cultural critic. Though most critical interest in this review has seen it as a footnote to Benjamin’s intellectual development, the present article argues...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Kieran Durkin Abstract This article explores the theoretical relationship between Erich Fromm and Theodor W. Adorno. Seeking to transcend the facile polarization that has hitherto characterized the reception of Fromm and Adorno, the article charts the evolution of their early relationship with Max...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 21–41.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of the novel’s reception assumes, Weiss plays subversively with mask narration. The narrator’s selective reading of Théodore Géricault’s The Raft of the Medusa guides readers to a complex assessment of the costs and deformations necessitated by the narrator’s promise to remain part of the antifascist resistance...
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Figure 1. Théodore Géricault, The Raft of the Medusa (1818–19). Oil on canvas, 491 × 716 cm. Louvre, Paris. CC BY 2.0. More
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Figure 2. Théodore Géricault, Scène de deluge (1820). Oil on canvas, 97 × 130 cm. Musée du Louvre, Paris. Photograph: Michel Urtado. © 2021 Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais/Art Resource, New York. More
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 99–118.
Published: 01 February 2010
... a theory of the ordinary. In contrast to the epistemologically informed criticism of Kracauer's work in the wake of Theodor W. Adorno's influential essay “The Curious Realist,” the article shows how Kracauer's thought clearly breaks with a naive realist epistemology. Kracauer anticipates crucial aspects...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 5–26.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Martin Jay The challenge of nominalism in philosophy and theology to the reality of universals has been a motor of modern thought. Translated into aesthetic terms, it has abetted resistance to generic conventions and helped undermine essentialist notions of aesthetic form. Theodor W. Adorno had...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 53–72.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Martin Scherzinger In “Radio Physiognomics” Theodor W. Adorno outlines the social features of music's radio broadcast, a still relatively new technology for music transmission and listening in the 1930s. The present article deploys Adorno's “physiognomic” analytics to diagnose the kinds...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 73–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Fred Rush Theodor W. Adorno has a complex attitude toward utopian thought. Although he views as destructive and dangerous fascist and “vulgar” Marxist strands of utopianism and has a subtle diagnostic critique of their attractions and deficiencies, he finds the proper use of utopian imagination...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 91–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Brian Kane The publication of Current of Music affords a reassessment of Theodor W. Adorno's years at the Princeton Radio Research Project. Although his encounter with the culture industry was made vivid and palpable during these years, this article reads Current of Music as a prolongation of his...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Daniel K. L. Chua Theodor W. Adorno's “theory of the symphony” is modeled on Beethoven's heroic symphonies; these works form the basis for Adorno's arguments against the broadcast of symphonies on radio. A “radio symphony,” he claims, is not the same as the real thing and fails to deliver the true...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 155–173.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Peter E. Gordon In his earlier writings and especially in his 1952 work Versuch über Wagner , Theodor W. Adorno developed a strongly critical perspective on Wagner's music, which he associated with the commodification of culture and the emergence of fascism. But in the 1956 program note to Parsifal...
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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 (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 203–222.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Christopher Turner This article explores Theodor W. Adorno's “central concept” of the Bann , generally translated as “spell” and understood as a suggestive, if vague, metaphor. Through etymological analysis and investigation into Adorno's use of it in several key texts, especially Negative...