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Our Dark Side: A History of Perversion / Edition 1
     

Our Dark Side: A History of Perversion / Edition 1

by Elisabeth Roudinesco
 

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ISBN-10: 0745645933

ISBN-13: 9780745645933

Pub. Date: 11/09/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as 'perverse'. But while the experience of perversion is universal, every era has seen it and dealt with it in its own way.

Overview

Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as 'perverse'. But while the experience of perversion is universal, every era has seen it and dealt with it in its own way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745645933
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/2009
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

I The Sublime and The Abject.

II Sade Pro and Contra Sade.

III Dark Enlightenment or Barbaric Science?

IV The Auschwitz Confessions.

V The Perverse Society.

Bibliography.

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