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Enigmas of identity

Author: Peter Brooks
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Draws on literature, law, and psychoanalysis to examine important aspects of the emergence of identity as a peculiarly modern preoccupation. This book addresses the social, legal, and personal  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brooks
ISBN: 9780691151588 069115158X 9780691159539 069115953X
OCLC Number: 876222101
Notes: Marks of identity. Egotisms. The outcast of the universe. Discovering the self in self-pleasuring. Inevitable discovery. The derealization of self. The madness of art. Epilogue : the identity paradigm
Description: 226 p.
Contents: To Begin 1 Chapter 1. Marks of Identity 10 Chapter 2. Egotisms 35 Chapter 3. The "Outcast of the Universe"? 60 Chapter 4. Discovering the Self in Self-Pleasuring 92 Chapter 5. "Inevitable Discovery": Searches, Narrative, Identity 117 Chapter 6. The Derealization of Self 147 Chapter 7. The Madness of Art 170 Epilogue: The Identity Paradigm 195 Acknowledgments 199 Notes 201 Index 217
Responsibility: Peter Brooks


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"A wide range of knowledge allows Brooks to make myriad connections and to cast a wider net, as it were, around his topic, finding resonances in many places."--Stephan Delbos, Prague Post "Rich, Read more...

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