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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 109–133.
Published: 01 November 2012
... a “militant” or “vigilant” democracy. In pushing the “defensive wall of the state forward,” to borrow a contemporary term, the state encroached on freedom of speech and the press, the right to organize and protest, and lawyer-client relations. Whether these measures were necessary to preserve and strengthen...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 73–94.
Published: 01 August 2010
... . There are material grounds for this difference in underground identity, but this essay focuses on the Wall that gave the city a metaphorics of space symbolizing the global divisions it embodied in a brutally physical manner and the tunnels that, in their very invisibility, were seen both to echo and to subvert...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 47–62.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Margaret Littler The fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War have been widely regarded as events in a momentous historical caesura, ushering in a decade of optimism about cosmopolitanism and a new world order. Some immigrant intellectuals have noted, however, that new barriers were...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 167–184.
Published: 01 August 2013
... becomes a palimpsest for Müller's own situation in the newly reunited Germany. The playwright celebrated as “Müller-Deutschland,” with one foot planted on either side of the Berlin Wall, could not find a comfortable stance once that wall was torn down. Drawing on the work of Giorgio Agamben and Carl...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 180–207.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in the footsteps of Marshall McLuhan. Besides elaborating on Flusser's media criticism, however, the essay also considers his original oeuvre in the context of reassessing Cold War culture twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Photograph by Ralph Hinterkeuser Between Benjamin and McLuhan: Vilém...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 25–45.
Published: 01 August 2012
...), one of the most singular photographic books about Berlin to appear since the fall of the Wall and the subsequent reunification of Germany in 1990. Long approaches Profitlich via F. Albert Schwartz, the late nineteenth-century photographer of Berlin, whose work shortly followed Germany's first...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 209–233.
Published: 01 November 2006
... helped to bring down the walls of the museum, to democratize the institution, at least in terms of accessibility.”4 Hence MoMA and the Walker each made glass walls, a sym- bol of democratic transparency in modern architecture, the central feature of recent expansion projects. This gesture...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 63–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
... terms, aura was therefore both lost and regained as a result of technical reproducibility, in the form of recognizable patterns like the omnipresent (post)modernist grid. In that sense, many such offi ce buildings are at once both originals and copies. The curtain walls that enclosed many...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 2012
... in the controversies about the expellees, the air war, the Wall dead, and the Stasi not only created a victim discourse but also drew attention to the transgenerational power of personal biography and family history. There was no escaping the multiple arenas in which these memory con- tests played out...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2010
... memorial is hardly visible from a distance. The gesture of inscribing on the walls more than fifty-eight thousand names of men and women who died in the war makes it a memorial to individual memories, rather than to an official narrative sym- bolized in the sacrifice of the unknown soldier...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Yet there are cultural and artistic dissenting voices to this rereading of German history through Berlin’s topography. Leander Haußmann’s 2003 adap- tation of Sven Regener’s novel Herr Lehmann (2001), for example, is explicit in its representation of the opening of the Berlin Wall as a moment...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 1–7.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and how these changes dovetail with, in part resist but also give comedic articulation to, an emerging and then dominant Cold War culture.” If Wilder’s two Berlin feature films both frame and grapple with the Cold War’s first stage, concluded quite literally by the building of the Wall...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 77–106.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in the fabric of the city. 30 The exterior is dominated by the imposing monumental cornice faced with sandstone, which wraps around the top of the building, and the transparent and reflective glass curtain wall, which tapers down to ground level. The building’s basic cubic form is distorted; the cornice...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of the 1990s, the formation of a dis- tinct East German identity after the collapse of the Wall as a reaction to the marginalization imposed by the West. Schulze also addresses this in the inter- view: “Only in the 1990s did I become East German.” But the characters in Schulze’s stories move beyond Trotz...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 83–119.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., by the time Kafka wrote his hunter and ape reports and another literary protocol, “The Great Wall of China” (or, for a proper translation, “Building the Chinese Wall this situa- tion had dramatically changed. The blind spot of Nietzscheʼs discourse, his Achillesʼ heel to which Red Peter does not fail...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 133–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., the war in Afghanistan, police drug busts, the plight of North Africans trying to reach Europe, the challenges facing Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall—without offering a coher- ent commentary on them? To make matters worse, Richter’s turn (“Richters Wende,” as Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 15–47.
Published: 01 August 2006
... the prevalent but misleading translation “alienation” with the fi rst English translation of Brechtʼs essay “Verfremdungseffekte in der chinesischen Schauspielkunst,” published in 1936 as “The Fourth Wall of China: An Essay on the Effects of Disillusion in Chinese Acting.” Translating Verfremdung...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 41–73.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Newsletter 23 , no. 2 : 161 – 67 . ———. 1998 . “Grimaces on the Walls: Anti-Bolshevist Posters and the Debate about Kitsch.” Design Issues 14 , no. 2 : 16 – 40 . ———. 1999 . “Advertising Seizes Control of Life: Berlin Dada and the Power of Advertising.” Oxford Art Journal 22 , no. 2...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2012
... James-Chakraborty The year 2009 marked the ninetieth birthday of the Bauhaus as well as the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The collapse of commu- nism and the reunification of Germany have dramatically altered the under- standing of the legacy of the twentieth century’s...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 81–95.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... 81 82  Wim Wenders—Film and Photography mound of moss growing at the foot of the temple wall (fig. 1).1 The forces of time and weather that gave birth to the moss have covered a section of the adjacent wall with a golden brown patina that competes with the moss for ownership...