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Political Freud : a history, Eli Zaretsky

Label
Political Freud : a history
Title
Political Freud
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Eli Zaretsky
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this masterful history, Eli Zaretsky reveals the power of Freudian thought to illuminate the great political conflicts of the twentieth century. Developing an original concept of "political Freudianism," he shows how twentieth-century radicals, activists, and intellectuals used psychoanalytic ideas to probe consumer capitalism, racial violence, anti-Semitism, and patriarchy. He also underscores the continuing influence and critical potential of those ideas in the transformed landscape of the present. Zaretsky's conception of political Freudianism unites the two overarching themes of the last century - totalitarianism and consumerism - in a single framework. He finds that theories of mass psychology and the unconscious were central to the study of fascism and the Holocaust; to African American radical thought, particularly the struggle to overcome the legacy of slavery; to the rebellions of the 1960s; and to the feminist and gay liberation movements of the 1970s. Nor did the influence of political Freud end when the era of Freud bashing began. Rather, Zaretsky proves that political Freudianism is alive today in cultural studies, the study of memory, theores of trauma, postcolonial thought, film, media and computer studies, evolutionary theory, and even economics. -- from back cover
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zaretsky, Eli
Dewey number
616.89/17
Index
index present
LC call number
BF175.5.P65
LC item number
Z3748 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2015 L-259
  • WM 460.5.F9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Freudian theory
  • Freudian Theory
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic Theory
  • Politics
  • History, 20th Century
  • Politiska och sociala åsikter
  • Psykoanalys
Label
Political Freud : a history, Eli Zaretsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Political Freud -- Psychoanalysis and the spirit of capitalism -- Beyond the blues : the racial unconscious and collective memory -- In the shadow of the Holocaust : rereading Freud's Moses -- The ego at war : from the death instinct to Precarious life -- From the maturity ethic to the psychology of power : the new left, feminism, and the return to "social reality" -- Afterword: Freud in the twenty-first century
Control code
ocn904012211
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780231172448
Lccn
2015007307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780231172448
  • (OCoLC)904012211
Label
Political Freud : a history, Eli Zaretsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Political Freud -- Psychoanalysis and the spirit of capitalism -- Beyond the blues : the racial unconscious and collective memory -- In the shadow of the Holocaust : rereading Freud's Moses -- The ego at war : from the death instinct to Precarious life -- From the maturity ethic to the psychology of power : the new left, feminism, and the return to "social reality" -- Afterword: Freud in the twenty-first century
Control code
ocn904012211
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780231172448
Lccn
2015007307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780231172448
  • (OCoLC)904012211

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