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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 65–98.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... In this article I compare how popular culture portrays Nazis and homicidal monsters, such as vampires, cannibals, and serial killers, and argue that their images have evolved in parallel and interconnected ways. Over the past three decades, fictional monsters have transitioned from aberrant criminals to cultural...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
...: “The alternative is the dark mir- ror that casts no more images.”50 This is the source of the horror associated with the vampire: “Whoever looks in the mirror and sees nothing is a vampire.”51 Müller picks up this 46. Heiner Müller, Der Auftrag, in Werke 4, Die Stücke 2, 27. 47. Heiner Müller, Die...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... in recent work.5 This interest can be seen across the board—from Elfriede Jelinek or W. G. Sebald to Christa Wolf, Walter Kempowski, or Judith Hermann—and boasts especially a repertoire of phantoms, specters, vampires, and undead that is enormously suggestive. A recent study spoke of a “boom...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 53–78.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the procedural show Tatort ; elsewhere it turns into a gothic reality-TV program, in which a vampire in the castle’s basement has to answer questions from the film crew as to whether he has seen a missing director named Maximilian Linz, who moments before has been found dead in the lake as part of the film’s...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 9–38.
Published: 01 February 2011
...- tinuity of political violence between National Socialism and the RAF. Simi- larly, the paradigm of the return of the repressed has dominated critiques of RAF representations: the RAF becomes the incarnation of the Nazi past, ghosts or vampires who return to speak for the dead and mete out justice.23...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 35–51.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and by her father’s sudden intrusion into her life. The idea of a kind of vampiric psychosocial energy transfer between the two of them is plausible. The deeper Winfried’s “bite” into her life grows, the more Ines is at risk of losing the businesslike bite for which she is known. The motif is underscored...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 171–189.
Published: 01 August 2008
...; 181), Schreber affi rms. The operation is a miracle not just because it renews the self-determination and autonomy that the patient lost when he fell ill but also because it turns back the fl ow of nerve-rays in the cosmos. Counteracting the vampiric invasion of his person is Schreber’s main...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 91–114.
Published: 01 November 2015
... an accepted part of the history of horror cinema. Even if Germany did not invent what we would now call horror cinema—after all, the ever-enter- prising George Méliès made a haunted, even vampiric film The( Haunted Castle) as early as 18969—it certainly packaged and promoted it like no indus- try...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 180–207.
Published: 01 August 2010
... interrogates the status of text after his philosoph- ical reflections on the image. Flusser’s bizarre but erudite text about the life of the deep-sea vampire squid, Vampyroteuthis Infernalis, was conceived in col- laboration with the artist Louis Bec and appeared in the same year. This philo- sophical...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., the widespread motif of various kinds of revenants (specters, doppel- gängers, zombies, vampires, and the undead) in recent work from the Berlin Republic speaks to a society looking over its shoulder and chronically haunted by its multilayered pasts.51 As Jacques Derrida points out, after all, the specter...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 165–198.
Published: 01 November 2021
... . Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires, and Global Capitalism . Leiden : Brill , 2011 . Peters Gerald . The Mutilating God: Authorship and Authority in the Narrative of Conversion . Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press , 1993 . Rilke Rainer Maria . Letters of Rainer...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Eigene 2, no. 2 (1898): 62. Other stories in the magazine describe the suicides of gay men caused by unrequited love, while one from the 1903 volume narrates a boy’s romance with a vampire. His dying wish is to be buried with his undead lover. 61 A poem about “the traveling piper” ends...
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