Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytical Meaning of History / Edition 2

Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytical Meaning of History / Edition 2

by Norman O. Brown
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0819561444

ISBN-13: 9780819561442

Pub. Date: 06/01/1985

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

A shocking and extreme interpretation of the father of psychoanalysis.

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A shocking and extreme interpretation of the father of psychoanalysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819561442
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1985
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
387
Sales rank:
587,397
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Preface
Part One: The Problem—The Disease Called Man
Neurosis and History
Part Two: Eros—Sexuality and Childhood, The Self and the Other: Narcissus
Art and Eros
Language and Eros
Part Three: Death—Instinctual Dualism and Instinctual Dialectics
Death, Time, and Eternity
Death and Childhood
Part Four: Sublimation—The Ambiguities of Sublimination
Couch and Culture
Apollo and Dionysus
Part Five: Studies in Anality—The Excremental Vision
The Protestant Era
Filthy Lucre
Part Six: The Way Out—Resurrection of the Body
Reference Notes
Bibliography
Index

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