Our Dark Side: A History of Perversion

3,8 valoración promedio
( 94 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780745645926: Our Dark Side: A History of Perversion
Críticas:

"In this provocative, timely, and engaging study of famous perverse figures, Elisabeth Roudinesco offers us a ‘dark mirror' for human experience. She persuasively argues that because perversion is a uniquely human activity, it allows us to gain access to aspects of the human psyche that are normally hidden from view. By examining case histories of perversion throughout history, Roudinesco shows that perverts provide us with a disturbing reflection of the dark side of the very human societies in which they perform their extreme acts." Elissa Marder, Emory University "This fascinating book takes us from the question of the origin of the perverse through its semiotic displacements in Christianity and libertinism, by way of Freud as a thinker of the dark Enlightenment, into the emergence of contemporary biocracy and genocide as delight in evil. Required reading for all studies of the history of consciousness." Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University

Reseña del editor:

Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as 'perverse'. But while the experience of perversion is universal, every era has seen it and dealt with it in its own way. The history of perversion in the West is told here through a study of great emblematic figures of the perverse - Gilles de Rais, the mystical saints and the flagellants in the middle ages, the Marquis de Sade in the eighteenth century, the masturbating child, the male homosexual and the hysterical woman nineteenth century, Nazism in the twentieth century, and the complementary figures of the paedophile and the terrorist in the twenty-first. The perverse are rarely talked about and when they are it is usually only to be condemned. They are commonly viewed as monstrous and cruel, as something alien to the very nature of being human. And yet, perversion can also attest to creativity and self-transcendence, to the refusal of individuals to submit to the rules and prohibitions that govern human life. Perversion fascinates us precisely because it can be both abject and sublime. Whether they are sublime because they turn to art or mysticism, or abject because they surrender to their murderous impulses, the perverse are part of us because they exhibit something that we always conceal: our own negativity and our dark side.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Elisabeth Roudinesco (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
Editorial: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción John Wiley and Sons. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0745645925

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 48,94
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,14
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Elisabeth Roudinesco
Editorial: Polity Press, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Polity Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 228 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as perverse . But while the experience of perversion is universal, every era has seen it and dealt with it in its own way. The history of perversion in the West is told here through a study of great emblematic figures of the perverse - Gilles de Rais, the mystical saints and the flagellants in the middle ages, the Marquis de Sade in the eighteenth century, the masturbating child, the male homosexual and the hysterical woman nineteenth century, Nazism in the twentieth century, and the complementary figures of the paedophile and the terrorist in the twenty-first. The perverse are rarely talked about and when they are it is usually only to be condemned. They are commonly viewed as monstrous and cruel, as something alien to the very nature of being human. And yet, perversion can also attest to creativity and self-transcendence, to the refusal of individuals to submit to the rules and prohibitions that govern human life. Perversion fascinates us precisely because it can be both abject and sublime. Whether they are sublime because they turn to art or mysticism, or abject because they surrender to their murderous impulses, the perverse are part of us because they exhibit something that we always conceal: our own negativity and our dark side. Nº de ref. de la librería AAH9780745645926

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 57,77
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Elisabeth Roudinesco
Editorial: Polity Press, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Tapa dura Primera edición Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Polity Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Auflage. 228 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as perverse . But while the experience of perversion is universal, every era has seen it and dealt with it in its own way. The history of perversion in the West is told here through a study of great emblematic figures of the perverse - Gilles de Rais, the mystical saints and the flagellants in the middle ages, the Marquis de Sade in the eighteenth century, the masturbating child, the male homosexual and the hysterical woman nineteenth century, Nazism in the twentieth century, and the complementary figures of the paedophile and the terrorist in the twenty-first. The perverse are rarely talked about and when they are it is usually only to be condemned. They are commonly viewed as monstrous and cruel, as something alien to the very nature of being human. And yet, perversion can also attest to creativity and self-transcendence, to the refusal of individuals to submit to the rules and prohibitions that govern human life. Perversion fascinates us precisely because it can be both abject and sublime. Whether they are sublime because they turn to art or mysticism, or abject because they surrender to their murderous impulses, the perverse are part of us because they exhibit something that we always conceal: our own negativity and our dark side. Nº de ref. de la librería AAH9780745645926

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 58,53
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Elisabeth Roudinesco
Editorial: Polity Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Polity Press, 2009. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería FW-9780745645926

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 51,55
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,36
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Elisabeth Roudinesco
Editorial: Polity Press, United Kingdom (2009)
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Tapa dura Primera edición Cantidad: 10
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Polity Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Auflage. 228 x 154 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as perverse . But while the experience of perversion is universal, every era has seen it and dealt with it in its own way. The history of perversion in the West is told here through a study of great emblematic figures of the perverse - Gilles de Rais, the mystical saints and the flagellants in the middle ages, the Marquis de Sade in the eighteenth century, the masturbating child, the male homosexual and the hysterical woman nineteenth century, Nazism in the twentieth century, and the complementary figures of the paedophile and the terrorist in the twenty-first. The perverse are rarely talked about and when they are it is usually only to be condemned. They are commonly viewed as monstrous and cruel, as something alien to the very nature of being human. And yet, perversion can also attest to creativity and self-transcendence, to the refusal of individuals to submit to the rules and prohibitions that govern human life. Perversion fascinates us precisely because it can be both abject and sublime. Whether they are sublime because they turn to art or mysticism, or abject because they surrender to their murderous impulses, the perverse are part of us because they exhibit something that we always conceal: our own negativity and our dark side. Nº de ref. de la librería BZV9780745645926

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 73,26
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Elisabeth Roudinesco
Editorial: Polity (2009)
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Polity, 2009. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0745645925

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 69,75
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,59
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Roudinesco, Elisabeth
Editorial: Polity (2009)
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Polity, 2009. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0745645925

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 78,71
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

ELISABETH ROUDINESCO
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2009. Hardback. Estado de conservación: NEW. 9780745645926 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Nº de ref. de la librería HTANDREE0773222

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 71,76
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 9,21
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Roudinesco, Elisabeth/ Macey, David (Translator)
Editorial: Polity Pr (2009)
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 2
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Polity Pr, 2009. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st edition. 224 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería __0745645925

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 76,09
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,91
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Elisabeth Roudinesco
ISBN 10: 0745645925 ISBN 13: 9780745645926
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
AMAZINGBOOKDEALS
(IRVING, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hardcover. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Nº de ref. de la librería 0745645925BNA

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 124,18
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,59
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda