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Tragic Modernities

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$46.00 • £40.95 • €41.95

ISBN 9780674743939

Publication Date: 06/08/2015


224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 halftones


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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Midway between Oedipus and Marx
  • 1. Tragedy and Revolution
  • 2. Tragedy and Metaphysics
  • 3. Tragedy and History
  • 4. Tragedy and Gender
  • 5. Tragedy and Subjectivity
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • * Illustrations:
    • Karl Marx as Prometheus, chained to a printing press while the eagle of Prussian censorship rips out his liver
    • Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Oedipe explique l’énigme du sphinx (1808), Louvre
    • Replica of bookplate designed by Freud circa 1910, based on the medallion presented to Freud for his fiftieth birthday
    • Logo of the Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag

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