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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 (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 (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), was a...
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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
... 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—by the simple desire to belong...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 105–126.
Published: 01 August 2016
... natural 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...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
... 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 complication, or “wilderness,” that natural beauty, according to Adorno, denotes. By breaking wilderness...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 165–187.
Published: 01 February 2007
... crisis, ideological terror are its per- manent state of existence; therefore we always 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...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 9–30.
Published: 01 August 2010
... start of Triumph des Willens (Triumph 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...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 73–94.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Wilderness of Mirrors (New York: Harper and Row, 1980), 89. 7. See Joseph C. Evans, “Berlin Tunnel Intelligence: A Bumbling KGB,” International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 9 (1996): 43–50; David E. Murphy, Sergei A. Kondrashev, and George Bailey, Battleground Berlin: CIA vs...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
... 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 and by...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
... land- scape 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...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Because such contact with “European sailors and businessmen” has “corrupt[ed]” the Indians, Aghion decides midway through the story to head for the hinterlands, pressing deeper into the wilderness in search of unspoiled “simple country people” (SW, 8:43). Riding his horse far into the palm-treed...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 61–81.
Published: 01 February 2009
... destroy freedom as a living political reality; for the space between men as it is hedged in by laws, is the living space of freedom. Total terror uses this old instrument of tyranny but destroys at the same time also the lawless, fenceless wilderness of fear and suspicion which...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 209–227.
Published: 01 August 2010
...- tion of the archaic and prehistorical, their work approached escapism in rela- tion to both the Third Reich and the rise of an obsessive 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...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 2012
... authorities have driven him “out 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...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 167–184.
Published: 01 August 2013
.... 21. Roland Barthes, Michelet, trans. Richard Howard (New York: 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...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 35–55.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the Nuremberg trial—and Death Mills (1945), directed by Hanuš Burger with the participation of Billy Wilder.10 The survivors’ emaciated bodies, the piles of corpses, the   9. See Georges Didi-Huberman’s book about these Sonderkommando photographs, Images in Spite of All: Four Photographs...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 159–178.
Published: 01 November 2014
... discourse of shame that I am describing, for instance, War einst ein wilder Wassermann (Once There Was a Wild Watersprite, 2001), by Claudia von Alemann; 2 oder 3 Dinge, die ich von ihm weiß (2 or 3 Things I Know about Him, 2004), by Malte Ludin; and Winterkinder—Die schweigende Generation (Winter’s...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 71–96.
Published: 01 November 2008
... worldly actor whose basic contribution swung free of his happenstance divinity—but On Revolution rests its case on his American colonial followers pursuing their errand in the wilder- ness.22 “The colonial compacts had been made without any reference to king or prince,” Arendt writes, stressing...