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Andreas Huyssen

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Andreas Huyssen

Andreas Huyssen, Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature
at Columbia, is a founding editor of New German Critique and the author,
most recently, of Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of


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The reasons for Günter Grass's silence about his membership in the Waffen SS remain safely hidden in his new memoir.

In The Seduction of Culture in German History, Wolf Lepenies reflects on shifting manifestations of German philosophy and culture and considers the lessons they offer for Europe and the United States.