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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 39–72.
Published: 01 November 2018
...). The images of memory pertain to the “vanished immemorial past” such that “primordial images are appearing souls of the past [ erscheinende Vergangenheitsseelen ]” ( SC , 94). Without referencing Klages, Benjamin conjures up these “images of an earlier world [ Bild der Vorwelt ]” in his invocation...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 21–44.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Marianna Papastephanou Abstract In antiquity Diogenes was asked to identify himself as a citizen. He retorted by affirming that he was a “citizen of the world” and thus implicitly rejecting local citizenship. Ever since, his political identification has become a reference point in most literature...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 145–168.
Published: 01 November 2015
... adventures, he not only reflected on the change of foreign politics in the aftermath of World War I but set out to argue for the Weimar Republic to become a Western democracy. His defense of the parliamentary system, his claim for a democratic capitalism, his plea for European unity, and his early critique...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 61–79.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Remapping Relief and Rescue: Flight, Displacement, and International Aid for Jewish Refugees during World War II Atina Grossmann This article, part of a work in progress, seeks to suggest another reading of war and Holocaust...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 1–40.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Ruttmann's Melodie der Welt ( Melody of the World , 1929), it argues that Weimar culture mobilized Querschnitt montage to come to terms with a new visual “archive”: namely, the thousands of indexical images of the world now circulating in illustrated journals and films. © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., Inc. 2021 nature natural beauty art beauty modernism This article is about mutilated nature, that is, the utter destruction of Holocene nature in the modern world, in relation to the meaning of modern art, especially in its modernist phase. Theodor W. Adorno’s theory of natural beauty...
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 2. Molehill and trench from World War I (Thiépval, France), in Rasch and Rasch, Wie bauen? , 18–19. More
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 3. Exploded munitions train (instead of the dead soldier) from World War I, in Rasch and Rasch, Wie bauen? , 166–67. More
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Ottmar Ette The nomadic thinking in Alexander von Humboldt's American travel journals makes them relevant in the context of global theories. As a theoretician of globalization between words, scientific fields, and worlds, Humboldt explores the dimensions and movements of knowledge through...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
... into Erpenbeck's account of efforts to make the place described a home and of its function as homeland. Heimat and the Place of Humans in the World: Jenny Erpenbeck’s Heimsuchung in Ecocritical Perspective Axel Goodbody It is no accident that the revival...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 189–207.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Andreas Huyssen Geographies of Modernism in a Globalizing World Andreas Huyssen In memory of Edward W. Said The geography of classical modernism is primarily determined by metro- politan cities...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 171–207.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Devin Fore Döblinʼs Epic: Sense, Document, and the Verbal World Picture Devin Fore I long for the critic of language who would be young and strong enough to sweep, in a great reformation of language...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 143–164.
Published: 01 November 2008
... after its resurgence, whether political theology means quite the same now as it did in the era of its birth. New German Critique, Inc. 2008 On the Origins of “Political Theology”: Judaism and Heresy between the World Wars Benjamin Lazier History...
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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 (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 153–180.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Christoph Schaub Abstract Largely overlooked in the booming scholarship on world literature, literary globalization, and transnational modernism, a world literature of socialist internationalism was imagined, written, theorized, and practiced in the aftermath of World War I, representing the first...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Paul J. D’Ambrosio; Hans-Georg Moeller Abstract Roberto Simanowski’s work reflects on how the internet transforms understandings of ourselves, others, and the world—or our “identity.” Three concepts inform his analysis: instant selves, the idea that algorithms automatically create narratives...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2019
... for the world and one another. Today’s refugee crisis demonstrates that many of the problems that Hannah Arendt identified during the first half of the twentieth century are still with us. National security and the state of exception increasingly place refugees and migrants at the borders of international law...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Dora Osborne Abstract Christian Petzold’s Phoenix (2014) is set in the immediate aftermath of World War II but dedicated to Fritz Bauer, the man credited with initiating the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials almost two decades later. In light of other recent films about Bauer, this article argues...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
... to claim that the dissolution of any transcendent source of value and authority in the modern world—the advent of nihilism in that sense—is a liberating opening initiated in Western culture by the figure of Christ: Paul's interpretation of Christ's kenosis, divinity lowering itself into human mortality...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2013
... to be an action, for action to be recognizable as such, there has to be a world beyond each given opinion and action on which they leave a mark. This world, irreducible in its diversity and historical contingency to rational truth, is the arena common to facts and action. To acknowledge the facts is to trust...