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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 31–47.
Published: 01 August 2010
...David Bathrick The Hollywood director Billy Wilder was involved in three postwar films about Germany: a twenty-two-minute documentary about the concentration camps titled Death Mills (1945) that he edited; the other two, which he directed and coscripted, were the feature films A Foreign Affair...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 65–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Mihaela Petrescu Although Billy Wilder's films have ensured him a place in the pantheon of world cinema, his 1927 series “Herr Ober, bitte einen Tänzer! Aus dem Leben eines Eintänzers” (“Waiter, a Dancer, Please! From the Life of an Eintänzer ”), which depicts his employment as paid male dance...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 215–229.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Julia Hell This introduction situates the 1966 essays by Peter Weiss and Hans Magnus Enzensberger in the context of decolonization, taking into account Gary Wilder’s and Michael Rothberg’s reframing of the immediate postwar decades. More precisely, the introduction discusses Weiss’s...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 1–7.
Published: 01 August 2010
... ones who made rubble films in Berlin. The German-born American director Billy Wilder made a love comedy situated in the rubble of Berlin. David Bathrick’s contribution examines three films that Wilder was involved in making during the early postwar period. The first,Death Mills (1945...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
....” German Studies Review 36 , no. 2 : 41 – 59 . Cronon William . 1995 . “The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature.” In Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature , edited by Cronon William , 69 – 90 . New York : Norton . Crosby Alfred W...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 11–34.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., an undertaking that disturbs the laws of the land and runs counter to local customs. 13 Among the interlopers, the taciturn Meinhard becomes the dominant point of focus. Unlike American heroes torn between civilization and wilderness, he is driven—with a fair measure of melancholy and disaffection...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 133–148.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in popular culture). The film we just saw is The Seven Year Itch by Billy Wilder from 1955, made just by chance seven years after the United States fell in love again with Berlin during the blockade, initiating a new, intimate relationship with the Western part of Germany in times of the Cold War. Wilder...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 105–126.
Published: 01 August 2016
... beings a moral value (i.e., physiocentrism) will be better positioned to lend theoretical support to many conservationist intuitions and convictions, for example, the conservation of species, wilderness, and biodiversity. Further- more, deep ecology maintains that physiocentric conceptions are more...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 165–187.
Published: 01 February 2007
... play detective—and read detec- tive fi ction. The literary-ideological trope for the city thus becomes the jungle, for, like the jungle, the primeval forest, and the wilderness, the modern city is a site of danger and adventures, its citizen either hunter or victim. In the bourgeois 6...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 129–153.
Published: 01 February 2023
.... The latter acutely appears in Hans Castorp’s adventures in the snow, when his “courage before the elements” (Mut vor den Elementen) involves, in a twist on Romantic idealizations of nature, a willingness to give himself over to the deadly monstrosity of the “winter wilderness” ( Z , 718–19). If his “sympathy...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
... is wilderness . 36 Setting out from experiences of mindless activities, which free our mind to wander, the poem winds its way through instances of nonhuman vigor, each a reflection of natural beauty in its own right. The lines bring to our attention, all in their very own distinction, that ineluctable...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
... to the practice of the Stasi.”25 If Hilbig’s trashed landscapes and aesthetics of waste are inspired by the physical and mental topography of a GDR built on and in the ruins, they are, however, equally an expression of outrage at the discursive wilderness represented both by the Federal Republic...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
... architecture like “to tame the wilderness and then make it intersect with culture—that’s what art is, the householder says” and “to avail oneself of beauty regardless of where one finds it, the owner says” V( , 18) imply a stance seeking to exercise dominion over nature. Violent appropriation of nature...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 73–94.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., notwithstanding that it was built under the assumption that it would not remain secret for long. Stafford gives the conser- vative number (Spies, 79); David C. Martin proffers the high estimate in Wilderness of Mirrors (New York: Harper and Row, 1980), 89. 7. See Joseph C. Evans, “Berlin Tunnel...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 9–30.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of the Will, 1935). The Allied camera claims this landscape for the victors, reworking prominent German documentaries from the Weimar and Nazi eras and in the process updating German history. The opening minutes of Billy Wilder’s Foreign Affair (1948) also repli- cate Hitler’s descent from the clouds...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 99–139.
Published: 01 November 2021
... a terrible wilderness” ( A , 77/85). This memory is accompanied by a two-page illustration from a Welsh children’s Bible, where rows of tentlike structures merge “with bare mountains crowding close together and a grey-hatched background, which I took sometimes for the sea and sometimes for the air above...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 2012
... into the wilderness among savages” and have put the “club” into his hands with which he is forced to defend himself (EC, 152). In present-day words, Josefa and Jéronimo as well as Kohlhaas fall into a legal black hole. Guantánamo Bay and the prisons of the South African apartheid system are well-known...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 167–184.
Published: 01 August 2013
...: Hill and Wang, 1987), 3. Thomas Freeland  177 directions—“The dance grows faster and wilder. Laughter from the coffin. On a swing, the Madonna with breast cancer. Horatio opens an umbrella, embraces Hamlet. They freeze under the umbrella, embracing...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
... consumerism. This was symptomatic of a time that also saw the success of plays focusing on archetypi- cal situations, such as Thornton Wilder’s Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, and the impact of T. S. Eliot’s religious modernism in his plays and in his poetry. Internationalization...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 159–178.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and Schmiderer focus on an individual biography, other direc- tors have excavated the history of their own families during the Third Reich.23 Some of these documentaries partake in the discourse of shame that I am describing, for instance, War einst ein wilder Wassermann (Once There Was a Wild Watersprite...