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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Christoph Schaub Recent modernism studies have largely ignored the literature of the workers' movement. They perpetuate a historically influential dichotomy between modernism and workers' movement literature that can be traced back to the Weimar Republic. The article situates Anna Seghers's Revolt...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 125–152.
Published: 01 February 2021
... the class-based identifications associated with the proletariat into the race-based categories that redefined the people, and hence the workers, in line with antisemitic thought. The writings of the prolific but largely forgotten August Winnig (1878–1956) can be used to reconstruct how workerdom came...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 15–47.
Published: 01 August 2006
... more than a decade ago on the eve of unifi cation, Germanists and others may fi nd it unfashionable to revisit the embodiment of positive heroes and model workers on the stages of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Especially when portrayals of once pivotal characters such as Communist...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 133–183.
Published: 01 August 2009
...- metric elements rendered in gouache and various papiers collés, including both metallic foil and photographic fragments (the latter depicting the facades of skyscrapers and the laboring bodies of four tiny construction workers)— was the very “fi rst work of photomontage in the USSR,” Klucis claims...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 1–24.
Published: 01 August 2017
... . 2015 . The International Workers' Relief, Communism, and Transnational Solidarity: Willi Münzenberg in Weimar Germany . London : Palgrave Macmillan . Braunthal Julius . 1967 . History of the International . Vol. 2 . New York : Praeger . Cuevas-Wolf Cristina . 2008...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 185–205.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Arbeiter-Fotografen (Association of Worker Photographers), created a truly collective form of journalism, in which the producers and the readers of the periodical were one and the same and left I am grateful to Sherwin Simmons, who commented on an earlier draft of this essay, as well...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 153–180.
Published: 01 February 2021
... the literary texts themselves corresponded to the emergence of world-literary counterpublics beyond the text. These encompassed transcultural knowledge transfers through magazines like Arbeiter-Literatur ( Workers’ Literature ); events such as the Second World Congress of Revolutionary Writers in 1930...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 9–40.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a German Catholic sociologist told his audience about a recent trip to a coal mine outside Cologne. He was awestruck by the large, artificial val- ley, in which he could see one or two workers directing a vast assemblage of machinery. “How,” he wondered, “would such a mine have looked in Roman times...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 93–98.
Published: 01 November 2020
... verlassen die Fabrik ( Workers Leaving the Factory , 1995), Gefängnisbilder ( Prison Images , 2000), and Ernste Spiele ( Serious Games , 2010). Farocki relished collaborative endeavor: his early publications in Filmkritik were often coauthored, and his early films include group projects...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... (not to be confused with the neo-Kantians at the turn of the century) curated the heritage of the antifascist generation. These young scholars commemorated and critically evaluated the history of the fragmented workers’ movement, the struggle against fascism, and the immediate postwar moment of socialist renewal...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2018
... worker earns in eight. In general, decoration makes objects more expensive, but despite that, it does happen that a decorated object, with materials costing the same and demonstrably taking three times as long to produce, is put on sale at half the price of a plain object. The result of omitting...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 97–130.
Published: 01 November 2010
....” Richard Westerman 119 and how such knowledge changed itself—Lukács follows Husserl in being concerned with the very ontological relationship between subject and object as such. As Lukács explains, “For the worker, work time is not only the objective form of the goods he sells . . . but rather...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 45–80.
Published: 01 August 2020
... in the New Leader , a magazine supported by the Socialist Party of America. 71 In line with socialist political economy at the time, Ashe declared that automation would reverse the “curve initiated by Taylor and Fordism,” whereby the “deprivation of pride and craftsmanship” led workers to seek fulfilment...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., there were other others who could also fill in for the Frogs. In 1964 the one-millionth so-calledGastar - beiter, or guest worker, had arrived in the Federal Republic. Armando Rodrigues de Sá had come from Portugal and had joined his colleagues from Spain, Italy, Turkey, and Yugoslavia to make...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 175–203.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., this problem emerges because social relations take the form of a set of commodity objects separate from one another and (as quantitatively defined value) infinitely divisible into smaller parts. This is echoed in the individual’s daily labor under Taylorist work processes that break workers’ actions...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 11–34.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in an entirely modern way.” 12 With these thoughts in mind, she decided to transport the genre to a former communist country, settling on a Bulgarian village near the Greek border that is said to possess a mythical aura. Here a team of German construction workers converges to build a hydroelectric dam...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 53–78.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and activating them, artistically and politically. A Proletarian Winter’s Tale (2014), Radlmaier’s subsequent film, intensifies the subject of class relations by resituating three Georgian temporary workers—Maka (Natia Bakhtadze), Otar (Sandro Koberidze), and Shota (Ilia Korkashvili)—in a modern...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): np.
Published: 01 August 2011
... College of New York’s Center for Worker Education . ...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 165–198.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of conscious experience. While psychoanalysis provides extraordinarily potent resources to explain their appearance, there are other ways to account for the break. Just such a possibility is contained in Marx’s elaboration of the worker’s loss of agency in Capital . Benjamin has already forged a link from...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the construction site. This experience, according to Hitler, was the source of his hatred, or even feelings of disgust, for the Social Democratic “seducers” of the workers.6 As soon as Hitler touches on this theme, his tone changes. If, until then, he has described the misery of the Viennese lower...