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Madness in Cold War America / Edition 1

Madness in Cold War America / Edition 1

by Alexander Dunst
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ISBN-13: 9781138951242
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/30/2016
Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History Series , #46
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alexander Dunst is Assistant Professor in American Studies at the University of Paderborn.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Madness as Metaphor 1. The Pathologies of Dissent: Richard Hofstadter and Cold War Psychology 2. Practical Cures: U.S. Psychiatry Between Thomas Szasz and Mental Patients' Liberation 3. Mad America: Philip K. Dick and Countercultural Opposition 4. The Secret History of the Cold War: Paranoid Narrative from Elia Kazan to Don DeLillo 5. A Schizophrenic Postmodernity: Fredric Jameson and the Politics of Critique. Coda: After Madness? No Future and a New Future

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