Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with

Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with


Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis ❰BOOKS❯ ✮ Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis Author Mari Jo Buhle – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk With Sigmund Freud notoriously flummoxed about what women want any encounter between psychoanalysis and feminism would seem to promise a standoff But in this lively often surprising history Mari Jo Bu With Its Discontents: A Century PDF/EPUB ² Sigmund Freud notoriously flummoxed about Its Discontents: eBook ´ what women want any encounter between psychoanalysis and feminism would seem to promise a standoff But in this lively often surprising history Mari Jo Buhle reveals that the twentieth century's two great theories of liberation actually had a great deal to tell each other Starting with Freud's speech to an Feminism and PDF/EPUB ² audience that included the feminist and radical Emma Goldman Buhle recounts all the twists and turns this exchange took in the United States and Its Discontents: A Century PDF/EPUB ² up to the recent American vogue of Jacues Lacan While chronicling the contributions of feminism to the development of psychoanalysis she also makes an intriguing case for the benefits psychoanalysis brought to feminismFrom the first and Its Discontents: Kindle ´ American psychoanalysis became the property of freewheeling intellectuals and popularists as well as trained analysts Thus the cultural terrain that Buhle investigates is populated by literary critics artists and filmmakers historians anthropologists and sociologists and the resulting psychoanalysis is not so much a strictly therapeutic theory as an immensely popular form of public discourse She charts the history and Its Discontents: A Century PDF/EPUB ² of feminism from the first wave in the s to the second in the s and into a variety of recent expressions Where these paths meet we see how the ideas of Freud and his followers helped further the real life goals of a feminism that was a widespread social movement and not just an academic phenomenon The marriage between psychoanalysis and feminism was not pure bliss however and Buhle documents the trying moments; most notably the Momism of the s and s a remarkable instance of men blaming their own failures of virility on womenAn ambitious and highly engaging history of ideas Feminism and Its Discontents brings together far flung intellectual tendencies rarely seen in intimate relation to each other and shows us a new way of seeing both.

  • Paperback
  • 452 pages
  • Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis
  • Mari Jo Buhle
  • English
  • 14 April 2016
  • 9780674004030

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