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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 107–124.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Ulrich Schönherr The year 1960 marks the point of departure for Edgar Reitz's twenty-five-hour movie Die zweite Heimat ( The Second Homeland ), which tries to reconstruct ten years of German history from the selective perspective of young avant-garde artists in Munich. In contrast to critics who...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 91–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Brian Kane The publication of Current of Music affords a reassessment of Theodor W. Adorno's years at the Princeton Radio Research Project. Although his encounter with the culture industry was made vivid and palpable during these years, this article reads Current of Music as a prolongation of his...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Susan Rubin Suleiman Purporting to be the first-person narrative of a former SS officer writing many years after World War II, Jonathan Littell's Les bienveillantes , published in France in 2006, became the biggest best seller of the year and won the most prestigious French literary prize, the Prix...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Roland May In August 1944 Turkey severed diplomatic relations with Germany. Despite the order to leave the country immediately, some five hundred German citizens refused to return to their homeland. Among them was one of the most prominent German architects of those years: Paul Bonatz (1877–1956...
Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 7. “Schaufenstergespenster aus dem Jahre 1910 / Frische Morgenluft” (“Shop-Window Ghosts from the Year 1910 / Fresh Morning Air”), photo spread, UHU , August 1929, 64–65. The historical photograph (verso) is by Eugène Atget. More
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 180–207.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in the footsteps of Marshall McLuhan. Besides elaborating on Flusser's media criticism, however, the essay also considers his original oeuvre in the context of reassessing Cold War culture twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Photograph by Ralph Hinterkeuser Between Benjamin and McLuhan: Vilém...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Olaf Peters This article aims to explain the genesis, the dynamics, and some contradictions of National Socialist policy on art around 1937, the year of the notorious exhibition Degenerate Art . Adolf Hitler and his supporters did not invent the phrase degenerate art , but they adopted...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of Nazism and the GDR in the decade following (and preceding) reunification. These “Berlin novels” offer wide-ranging perspectives on the city over a ten-year period through often-conflicting generational differences and thereby make possible a perspective that reveals how dissimilar representations...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 103–117.
Published: 01 February 2009
... society possible does not in fact fully belong to it. More than fifty years after Simmel's essay the concept of an “irreducible outside” reemerged in the works of the French poststructuralists as a way to analyze the primacy of strategies of resistance over manifestations of power. Exploring how processes...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2010
... imagining of Berlin as a rooted city and an organic whole in which nature and culture were harmoniously unified reflected the increasing criticism of photography's role in society in the last years of the Weimar Republic. © 2010 by New German Critique, Inc. 2010 Many thanks to the Belgian American...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 133–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Hughes Over the years, one question has irked critics of Daniel Richter's work more than any other: are his paintings political? For a German artist who began his professional career producing abstract-expressive pictures in 1995, it seemed particularly hard to maintain a left-wing stance...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Adi Armon During the Weimar years Leo Strauss was intellectually and spiritually close to streams of thought that were averse to liberalism, enlightenment, and democracy. Specifically, he was mostly influenced by Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, and Carl Schmitt. The political philosophy...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 33–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that these concepts occupied in the philosophy of those years. © 2012 by New German Critique, Inc. 2012 Stories of Lynx; or, Husserlian Concepts in Transformation: France, 1945–1960 Stefanos Geroulanos The perplexity that reigns today at the spread of Edmund...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 31–52.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Peter Thompson In recent years religion has reappeared as a serious subject of analysis and theorization in surprising parts of academe. Most recently, Alain Badiou, Slavoj Žižek, Creston Davis, Philip Blond, and many others have attempted to show how a religious understanding of the world has...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 121–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Jutta Gsoels-Lorensen This article considers the failed asylum application of Arigona Zogaj, whose case gained notoriety in Austria when as a fifteen-year-old she evaded deportation by going into hiding in September 2007. For large segments of the public, in particular those espousing anti...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 199–218.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of difference, Hesse presents an India so full of hybrid “natives” and European doppelgängers that Aghion cannot find the difference that he would, in Bhabha's model, have to disavow. Mirror images are everywhere, troubling Aghion with the same returns that Freud will describe only six years later: of ancient...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 167–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the essays published in three volumes in the years immediately before and after his death in 2006 make apparent how these different interests are laced together in his theory of possible histories, his Historik . © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc. 2017 Reinhart Koselleck conceptual history time...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of language, their shared obligation to Søren Kierkegaard’s concept of “chatter” ( Geschwätz ), and their mutual admiration for the Jewish satirist Karl Kraus. The complexities of this thwarted dialogue between unlikely interlocutors in the waning years of the Weimar Republic demonstrate the need for renewed...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and revolutionary socialist splinter groups of the interwar years served as attractive models. At the same time, the Sixty-eighter generation rebelled against a political establishment now represented by that earlier generation of neoleftist pioneers, their parents. But generational conflict was just the symptom...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
... on Germany’s citizens to remember the atrocities of the Nazi past so they could open a new chapter in the nation’s history. Twenty years later, at the zenith of the economic miracle, Jean Améry made a similar demand. His, however, was not a constructive call for responsibility and improvement, like Jaspers’s...