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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 135–153.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Brian M. Puaca The development of West German history textbooks from 1945 through the mid-1960s offers a way to understand what young West Germans were supposed to learn about their country's role in and experience of World War II. Several of the most widely used history textbooks during...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 9–40.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... 2015 Christian democracy religion political economy Weimar Cold War Catholicism and the Economy of Miracles in West Germany, 1920–1960 James Chappel And so, with Leo’s Encyclical pointing the way and furnishing...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Amir Engel Abstract This article reconstructs two “modes of memory” in postwar West Germany and explores an underappreciated historical trajectory. These two modes offer radically different ideas about why Germany should remember its past. In the immediate aftermath of the war, Karl Jaspers called...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 69–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
... relationship between the struggles of Weimar culture and the effort to construct German socialism amid the ruins of the Nazi state. The article also demonstrates that there are more structural similarities between postwar East and West German culture than is commonly believed, as both cultures appealed...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 91–114.
Published: 01 November 2015
... for the early postwar years. © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 motion pictures Weimar Germany 1950s Germany genre Nazism In the Horror Mode? Weimar Flashbacks and Generic Hybridity in 1950s West German Cinema Jaimey Fisher In her...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Katharina Karcher Copyright © 2021 by New German Critique, Inc. 2021 Questions of (dis)ability have played a marginal role in the scholarly literature on contemporary German history and culture and the movements associated with the West German “1968.” 1 But this is changing. The emerging...
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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2024
... Adorno texts that addresses architecture. It might be considered a minor text if not for the fact that each issue Adorno raised in it has a corollary in the early postwar practice and discourse of architecture in West Germany. The qualities of urban beauty, the legitimacy of historical and historicizing...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 97–130.
Published: 01 November 2010
... with Lukács’s early interest in the South-West Germans rarely try to follow this influence inHistory and Class Consciousness. Congdon notes the Husserlian language of Lukács’s Heidelberg aesthetic drafts, but he does not explore whether this continued to be of importance in Lukács’s social theory...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 175–203.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... 2 At the same time Lukács was spurned in the West as a Stalinist hack for remaining under Soviet authority and for writing a series of crude pieces issued at the worst moments of totalitarianism. Even those such as Adorno who drew on his work about reification routinely attacked his later...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Andreas Huyssen The essay surveys how German painting East and West has dealt with the Third Reich and the Holocaust and how it is shaped by the Cold War confrontation. The comparison of East and West German art opens up both affinities and differences that challenge the lingering Cold War view...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 177–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of the West (1918, 1922), he sought to make Spengler’s analysis of Weimar Germany’s undemocratic tendencies—“Caesarism”—serve progressive ends. However, Adorno’s essay was not just an effort at “coming to terms with the past” in Adenauerian West Germany. Reading the essay’s original 1941 version together...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 39–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Anna M. Parkinson This article analyzes a paradigm shift in the late 1980s within West German discourses on coming to terms with Germany's Nazi past. Exploring the role of citation and ekphrasis in Anne Duden's book The Judas Sheep , the article argues that the relationship between postwar...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 181–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... ) proved the most shocking text of the second Oyneg Shabes cache for the way it vehemently alleges Jewish complicity in the systematic murder of the Jews of Warsaw and even harshly criticizes the victims themselves. This article analyzes the East-West polemic over Holocaust memory that erupted around...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 159–196.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Peter Uwe Hohendahl Postwar discussion about university reform in West Germany revolved around Wilhelm von Humboldt's idea of the university. Right-wing critics, who wanted to block any reforms, and left-wing critics, who opposed the pragmatic reform movement of the liberals, used Humboldt's name...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 47–62.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and West. © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 The Fall of the Wall as Nonevent in Works by Emine Sevgi Özdamar and Zafer Şenocak Margaret Littler Introduction: duvar bizim üstüme düştü The title of Ruth Mandel’s anthropological study...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 199–224.
Published: 01 February 2012
... a language of secular identity for Jews outside the communal fold, it also inadvertently fed into suspicions that Judaic patterns of thought were entering into the mainstream and turning everyone in the West into “Jews.” © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 The Birth of the “Psychological Jew...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 5–20.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the Cold War. This article I proposes to conceive of theory as a genre, that is, as an institution controlling the production, dissemination, and reception of texts. Drawing on the archives of the leading West German theory publishers Suhrkamp and Merve, the article follows the policies and strategies...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 145–165.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-political language. Mitscherlich was also an effective public intellectual, serving as “the conscience of the nation,” a “gentle repentance-preacher.” Precisely what worked so well in the West German context was, however, anathema in America. This article explores the reasons for the depoliticized version...
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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 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Terence Renaud Abstract The New Left that arose in West Germany during the 1960s mimicked the antifascist reformations of the 1930s. For grassroots campaigns, extraparliamentary opposition groups, and radical student organizations of the postwar decades, the Marxist humanist theories...