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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 123–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
... thinkers of robbing the Jews of the ideological ammunition needed to confront anti-Semitism and defend the creation of the state of Israel. Both, he claimed, were moral rigorists who fetishized truth telling despite its practical consequences. Although this charge may well be dubious, especially...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2013
... thesis that the freedom of political action is an affair of opinion rather than truth. In his read- ing of this text, Ronald Beiner deems it a “pessimistic thought” that politics and truth telling are distinct and can only corrupt each other.2 Beiner’s inter- pretation is not textually unfounded...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 189–201.
Published: 01 February 2015
... right when they wrote that “the flood of precise information and brand- new amusements make people smarter and more stupid at once.”29 Without subscribing entirely to a weak notion of truth, where each medium has its own form of truth telling, these shifts in the media landscape change the parame...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of the Shoah, it is no wonder, then, that museums and other public institutions that amass and store cultural goods become the main arenas in which truth telling, memory, and histories are tested and contested. Today these institutions are put under moral scrutiny. 1. On the emergence of US interest...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2018
... they are the arena of the historical development of artworks in themselves, and thus they are forms in their own right. ( AT , 194) What does the emphasis on the linkage between the enigmatic character and the truth content tell us about this journey punctuated by displacements and metamorphoses? I would like...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 169–197.
Published: 01 February 2012
... it mean for the camera to lie when it produces nonposed, undoctored photographs? To answer this question, it is helpful first to flip it around and ask what it means for the camera to tell the truth, or what is the nature of the truth the camera tells. In his analysis of the different semiotic...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 119–140.
Published: 01 February 2016
... to the body but rests above all on the impact of the word, whence it must be wrenched out through torture. “Language must be tortured to tell the truth.”4 In a reading of this passage, Slavoj Žižek maintains that Jelinek’s assertion bears the extraordinary clarity of disclosing the dark, torturing...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 9–25.
Published: 01 February 2008
... needs supplementation. Mérimée’s fi rst sentence identifi es his task as one of renarration: “J’entreprends, après Salluste, de raconter la conjuration de Cat- ilina” (I undertake, after Sallust, to narrate the Catilinarian conspiracy) (37). The problem is that the witnesses do not tell “the truth...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 61–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
... boundaries with his demands for infor- mation (such as “Was your father present when Himmler made his Posen speech about the annihilation of the Jews and admissions of guilt (“We now know the truth. What would your father have had to say at Nuremberg, if he had been telling the truth While...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 53–88.
Published: 01 August 2009
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
... perdu. . . . le sentiment qui me dominait à présent était une vaste indifférence” (And the Kantian imperative? To tell the truth, I knew nothing about it, I had said pretty much what came into my head to poor Eich- mann. In the Ukraine and in the Caucasus, I was still concerned...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 207–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... to discuss the political implications of his decision to paint Meinhof, Ensslin, Baader, and Holger Meins. He merely states, “These pictures . . . possibly give rise to questions of political content or historical truth. Neither interests me in this instance” (GR, 130). Storr quite rightly...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 125–146.
Published: 01 August 2021
... achieved utopia. Although such a scenario is wildly counterfactual, even as a thought experiment it tells us something important about Adorno’s concept of aesthetic experience. His criterion of aesthetic truth suggests that in a world without suffering, art might lose its negative relation to the social...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 135–157.
Published: 01 November 2014
... performance of life, yet it also remains a source of information about those lives, unlike any other. What we see is connected to the truth, but it is false; it is at once a genuine document and a counterfeit one. In Notes from the War­ 2. The Warsaw Diary of Adam Czerniakow: Prelude to Doom, ed...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 31–52.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., elaborates the means of saying ‘Yes!’ to the previously unknown thoughts that hesitate to become the truths that they are.”1 One way that this synthesis is arrived at is to take a nonstatic view of both knowing and being, seeing neither as fixed concepts and emphasizing the not-yetness of both cate...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 57–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
....”4 This submission to the work, the ascription of a higher judgment to it, by no means erases the role of its creator. The creator becomes a medium, negotiating between historical truth, witness testimony, and the cinematic work. This in turn presupposes independence, and Lanzmann avers...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 103–124.
Published: 01 November 2019
... interests Scheffner both because of its content, as one of the few recordings to tell a personal story about imprisonment and homesickness, and because of the mystery of Singh’s identity and fate. It is known that he was twenty-four years old at the time of the recording and a native of the village...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 189–205.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of pleasure and con- tentment over the modest, rude, even wretched conditions in which a man or a nation lives.”1 The antiquarian not only is aware of his connection to the past as its heir but also basks in his inheritance; yet, Nietzsche tells us, he “knows only how to preserve life, not how...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the main plot or pro- vide the focal point? Related questions might be: Who is telling or writing this hi/story? What or whose perspective predominates in the fi lm? And is the narrative perspective a unifi ed one? In a review of Downfall by the star critic of the New York Times, A. O. Scott...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 115–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Luhmann 123 establish his remembrance as ethical. The moral force of his claim to know the difficult truth gains currency in opposition to the willed ignorance of her claim to know differently. To tell his story in the film, he needs to show us the complications in his family dynamics...