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Attraction of fascism : Social Psychology - John ed Milfull

Attraction of fascism

Social Psychology

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Published: 14th June 1990
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Historians, sociologists and literary scholars examine the social and psychological factors which made large sections of the intelligentsia and the working class, as well as the middle and upper classes, receptive to the Fascist influence. It includes discussions of both literary and non-literary primary sources including recent accounts of childhood and adolescence under Fascism.

Part 1 Reconstructing the past: the child and the She-Wolf - memories of a fascist child, Silvio Trambaiolo; the oppressors and the oppressed in interaction - a shared dimension of everyday life, Mira Crouch; Giorgio Bassani - historian of the heart, Suzanne Kiernan. Part 2 Constructing fascism: the birth of fascism man from the spirit of the front - from Langemarck to Verdun, Bernard Huppauf; Georges Bataille's diagnosis of fascism and some second opinions, Anthony Stephens. Part 3 Seduction of (by) the "intellectuals"?: Artur Dinter - a successful fascist author in prefascist Germany, Gunter Hartung; theatre and the French right in the Thirties - nostalgia for "un cheffort et autoritaire", Alan Chamberlain; language, modernity and fascism - Heidegger's doubling of myth, Kathryn Brown. Part 4 Fascism and sexuality: fascism and the Hypertrophy of male adolescence, Silke Hesse; "My sex the revolver" - fascism as a theatre for the compensation of male inadequacies, John Milfull; early women supporters of national socialism, Carole Adams, Gisela Kaplan. Part 5 The fascist society - ideology and reality: the attractions of Italian fascism for the church of Rome, Jone Gaillard; Italian fascism, legality and author's right, David Saunders; "Material incentives" - the lust for "Jewish property", Konrad Kwiet; politics and canonicity - constructing "Literature in the Third Reich", Martin Travers; the ritual and stage management of national socialism, Wolfgang Benz. Part 6 The "Export" of fascism: Italian fascism in Australia 1922-1945, Gianfranco Cresciani; an old-style imperialist as National Socialist - Consul-General Dr Rudolf Asmis (1979-1945?), John Perkins.

ISBN: 9780854966134
ISBN-10: 0854966137
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 334
Published: 14th June 1990
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1