Difference and Pathology: Stereotypes of Sexuality, Race, and Madness

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Cornell University Press, 1985 - Social Science - 292 pages
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In ten chapters filled with literary examples and historical evidence of astonishing diversity, a major historian of psychoanalysis develops enough theses for several books. Acknowledging stereotypes ... Read full review

Contents

Plates
9
What Are Stereotypes and Why Use Texts
15
STEREOTYPES OF SEXUALITY
37
The Nietzsche Murder Case or What Makes Dangerous
59
Toward an Iconography
76
Black Sexuality and Modern Consciousness
109
STEREOTYPES OF RACE
129
The Madness of the Jews
150
Race and Madness in I J Singers The Family Carnovsky
163
Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Joke
175
Sexology Psychoanalysis and Degeneration
191
The Mad as Artists
217
Conclusion
239
Index
285
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