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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 83–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Philosophy: End or Transformation? , edited by Baynes Kenneth Bohman James McCarthy Thomas , 429 – 58 . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . ———. 1987 . The Genesis of the Copernican World , translated by Wallace Robert M. . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . ———. 1988 . Work on Myth...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Dagmar Jaeger New German Critique, Inc. 2007 “Only in the 1990s Did I Become East German”: A Conversation with Ingo Schulze about Remembering the GDR, Simple Storys, and 33 Moments of Happiness; with an Introduction to His Work Dagmar...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Frank Hörnigk Müllerʼs Memory Work Frank Hörnigk To quote Heiner Müller in conversation with Sylvère Lotringer in 1981: “To banish the ghoul of history, one must fi rst concede the very existence of his- tory. One must know history. Otherwise...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 39–71.
Published: 01 November 2009
... renewal. The ideas and work of a group of architects residing in the Silesian capital city, Breslau, between 1918 and 1932 demonstrate one response to the Kultur - Zivilisation dichotomy. The group included such internationally renowned architects as Max Berg, Ernst May, Hans Poelzig, Hans Scharoun...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 95–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... The implications of the concept of charisma must be understood in their social, political, and—most important—affective dynamics. Writing Hitler's biography always means not only retracing the emotions, hopes, desires, and imaginations invoked by his political style but also working on the affects that he still...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Karen Leeder The German Democratic Republic (GDR) was founded on the specter of communism; it now haunts contemporary capitalism as unrealized aspiration, trauma, or travesty. This article focuses on the representation of the after-life of the GDR in the work of Volker Braun. It examines...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 5–8.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jessica Benjamin This article gives a brief account of the influence of Anson Rabinbach on the work of his personal partner, Jessica Benjamin. Benjamin describes the significant points of convergence between the two thinkers' sensibilities in regard to critical theory, left-wing movements...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 65–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
... partner in Weimar Berlin, has consistently escaped the critical radar. This essay sheds light on Wilder's days as Eintänzer and points to the impact this work had on his films Hold Back the Dawn (1941) and Sunset Boulevard (1950). Furthermore, the essay places Wilder's series within the context of self...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 145–157.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Bill Brown Through archaeological, conceptual, and rhetorical insights, Miriam Hansen puts play ( Spiel ) to work in Cinema and Experience . When she engages Walter Benjamin's treatment of film in the “Artwork” essay, she retrieves Spiel from Spielraum , naturalizing a somewhat idiosyncratic...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
... that Petzold’s dedication indicates the director’s interest in “archive work” as a fundamental task of “working through” the Nazi past (performed emblematically by Bauer). It considers Petzold’s return to Bauer’s archive work in conjunction with the former’s attempt to reconstruct an archive image for the film’s...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 107–138.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Mathijs Peters Abstract This article focuses on the role that the notion of temporality can and should play in the tradition of Critical Theory. Following an overview of the critical analyses of time found in the works of Marx, Lukács, Weber, Adorno, Fromm, and Marcuse, the article analyzes Hartmut...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Axel Honneth; Alex Englander This article asks what it means to claim that secular reason is “postmetaphysical” and differentiates among understandings of that notion in Jürgen Habermas’s work. The article considers what secular reason would have to achieve to make good on the claim that it still...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 103–128.
Published: 01 February 2023
... in Benjamin’s work and how each modality is, or is not, conducive to awakening. First, I will provide a brief interpretation of “Outline of the Psychophysical Problem” with special emphasis on those passages that speak to nearness and distance in relation to sleep. 3 Second, I will pivot to Benjamin’s notion...
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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 (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 1–39.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Lydia Goehr Abstract This essay presents Theodor W. Adorno’s case pro and contra the regulation of the work-concept in a tradition that long sustained a great 1800 divide. The case is made through the provocation offered in Lydia Goehr’s Imaginary Museum of Musical Works that “Bach did not intend...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 97–130.
Published: 01 February 2022
..., such as ecomodernist fantasies of controlling the Earth system. Copyright © 2022 by New German Critique, Inc. 2022 Hans Blumenberg philosophical anthropology myth metaphor Anthropocene The “naked truth” is not what life can live with. —Hans Blumenberg, Work on Myth A new word does...
Published: 01 August 2018
Figure 2. “Pumpkins Running Uphill: This unusual effect is obtained by running the film backwards through the projector. . . . A workshop in which tools move without hands.” Illustrations from Moving Pictures: How They Are Made and Worked , by Frederick A. Talbot (1912) More
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 57–80.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Tara Hottman Abstract Analysis of recent exhibitions featuring Alexander Kluge’s earlier films and televisual work in dialogue with work by other artists demonstrates how the aesthetics of installation art and modes of exhibiting moving images in art museums and galleries have allowed Kluge...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 27–51.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Patrick Greaney This article expands the range of critical responses to nachschrift , Heimrad Bäcker's 1986 work that uses the methods of concrete and visual poetry to present quotations from documents about the Shoah. The article proposes that transcript should be considered not only...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 35–45.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Tom Gunning Relating Sigmund Freud's essay “Mourning and Melancholia” and Walter Benjamin's work on the Trauerspiel as well as his discussion of cinema in “The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility,” Gunning discusses the idea of testing as part of cinema's relation...