Intoxication, Modernity, and Colonialism: Freud's Industrial Unconscious, Benjamin's Hashish Mimesis

Intoxication, Modernity, and Colonialism: Freud's Industrial Unconscious, Benjamin's Hashish Mimesis

by Dusan I. Bjelic

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349957217
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/15/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 307
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dušan I. Bjelić is Professor at University of Southern Maine USA. He obtained his PhD in Sociology from Boston University, USA. He is the author of Galileo's Pendulum (2003) and Normalizing the Balkans (2011) and the co-editor (with Obrad Savić) of Balkan as Metaphor (2002).

Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1. On Cocaine's radical ambiguity.- 2. Freud's 'Cocaine Episode'.- 3. From Colonial to Sexual Conversion: Freud as 'Woman'.- 4. Freud as 'Conquistador' of the Underworld and as 'Bosnian Turk'.- 5. Freud on the Acropolis: Between Oedipus and 'Little Moor' Conclusion.

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