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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 1–23.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Wallenstein in terms of his mature theory of modern tragedy. She argues that Schiller's portrayal of Wallenstein's character and death indeed makes the play a particularly dark and unredemptive example of modern tragedy as Hegel understands it. She suggests, however, that Hegel's early objections are...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 115–141.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Kate Rigby Tragedy, Modernity, and Terra Mater: Christa Wolf Recounts the Fall Kate Rigby In his pioneering work of “literary ecology,” The Comedy of Survival (1972), Joseph W. Meeker castigates the Western tradition of tragic art...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 25–40.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Verlag . Zervigón Andrés Mario . 2012 . John Heartfield and the Agitated Image: Photography, Persuasion, and the Rise of Avant-Garde Photomontage . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . First as Tragedy, Second as Farce: Heartfield’s Photomontages and the Engaged Viewer...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 35–51.
Published: 01 November 2019
... becomes even more so in her third, Toni Erdmann (2016), which generated a furor among audiences and critics. Taking Sigmund Freud’s reflections on ambivalence and overdetermination as its starting point, this article examines Ade’s film as a synthetic tragicomedy in which comedy and tragedy do not...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): np.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Neil Levi The Non-German German and the German German: Dilemmas of Identity after the Holocaust. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 A. Dirk Moses Wagnerian Self-Fashioning: The Case of Adolf Hitler. . . . . . . . . 95 Hans Rudolf Vaget Tragedy, Modernity, and Terra Mater: Christa...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
... principle of Müllerʼs that is linked fun- damentally to the notion of tragedy. This conclusion is hardly new and might even be considered a platitude. However, the point becomes more signifi cant when we consider the tragic in Müllerʼs late work: here it has evolved into a conceptualized criticism...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 23–44.
Published: 01 February 2015
... world, its formation as a “totality.” This demand leads us, according to Lukács, to acknowledge that “the completed drama cannot be anything else but a tragedy” (EmD, 25).23 This is the case because the sought “totalization” can be achieved only in trag- edy, where the tragic conflict unfolds...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 113–134.
Published: 01 November 2014
... reflect on and express regret about the larger collective murder of millions of Jews of which Anne Frank can (and in popular discourse about the Holocaust has all too often been called to) function only as a metonymy, the woman focuses on Frank’s death as an individual tragedy. Moreover, the...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 163–200.
Published: 01 August 2017
... . Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Whisnant Clayton . 2012 . Male Homosexuality in West Germany: Between Persecution and Freedom, 1945–1969 . London : Palgrave Macmillan . Wilson W. Daniel . 2009 . “Enlightenment Encounters the...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 9–38.
Published: 01 February 2011
...’ tragedy, a series of Antigone-like heroines unearth the Jewish victims in their excavations of the past. The inclu- sion of Antigone and Night and Fog discloses a misremembering whereby fan- tasy acts of recollecting and mourning the Jewish dead displace left-wing anti- Semitism. Most problematically...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2007
... story is it. Trevor-Roper’s account is foundational when compared with Fest’s journalistic rehash. For it was already clear in 1947 for Trevor-Roper that the peripeteia of this Aristotelian tragedy of the bunker occurs on the evening of April 22, when Hitler loses control in a despair of...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 67–82.
Published: 01 August 2014
... traditional social order” (FW, 15). This gives us some reasons for disqualifying La roue as vernacular modernist. Gance’s interest in classical tragedy—the name of “Sisif” is merely a particularly overt example—and motifs of fate are far removed from the new social and gender norms of the world he...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... . 1855–60 . Beethoven: Eine Kunststudie . 5 vols . Hamburg : Hoffmann und Campe . Nietzsche Friedrich . 1967 . The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner , translated by Kaufmann Walter . New York : Random House . Rosen Charles . 1971 . The Classical Style: Haydn...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 February 2008
... protecting the private realm (tastes, beliefs, communications, and secrets) from the grasp of the political. This is also why the blurring of these spheres appears either as a tragedy (the destruction of the private through political machinations) or as corruption (the infi ltration of the political...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 119–140.
Published: 01 February 2016
... insightfully claims, human rights discourse has been a marker of literature since Greek tragedy, but the rise of 14. Ibid., 61. 15. Seligmann-Silva, Para uma crítica da compaixão, 102. 124  Fragile Matters memory discourse in the 1990s has posed new possibilities and new chal- lenges.16 One...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... to be truly monstrous, and that in turn would destroy his status (however 22. Mercier-Leca suggests that the novel casts doubt on whether Aue actually did commit the murder (“Les Bienveillantes et la tragédie grecque,” 49–50), but the case made by the detectives seems airtight, since Aue’s...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 109–131.
Published: 01 November 2009
... know and to appropriate the known as one of our own not without an element of tragedy, especially when seen from the perspec- tive of those who reject or are rejected by the one possible universe we have to offer? Is the communicative double bind that Habermas wields so deftly really the last...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 83–119.
Published: 01 November 2006
... specialized discourse (e.g., the discourse of insurance) in late-nineteenth-century German, Nietzsche uses Gefahr for both sides of Luhmannʼs distinction. For example, in the “attempt at self-criticism” that Nietzsche added to The Birth of Tragedy in 1886, he clas- sifi es Christian morality as “the...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 175–198.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of allegory takes over the structure exhibited in the conjoining of the Apollonian image and Dionysian truth in Nietzsche’s early work, the birth of tragedy. Like tragic myth on Nietzsche’s reading, the expressionist allegory denotes a way to reach universal truths and, moreover, to make...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 199–205.
Published: 01 February 2013
... that unless the Zionists came to some sort of an arrangement with the Arabs, they would bring another terrible tragedy on themselves. Always expecting the worst, being only aggressively defensive, doesn’t work. However, I know that Israel’s opponents are armed and aggressive, and I understand...