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Tony Blair : the man behind the smile

Author: Leo Abse
Publisher: London : Robson, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats

This revised and updated edition presents an investigation of Tony Blair's psyche. Abse deploys his psycho-analytical scholarship to consider the forces that have driven Blair to the premiership, and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Tony Blair; Tony Blair; Tony Blair
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Abse
ISBN: 1861053649 9781861053640
OCLC Number: 46503312
Notes: Previous ed. [i.e. 1st] published as: The man behind the smile. 1996.
Description: xii, 252 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: John Smith. The Lost Leader --
Charisma I: Hugh Gaitskell --
Charisma II: Aneurin Bevan --
Charisma III: George Thomas --
Androgynous Politics: Tony Blair. Warning: You Are Entering a Conflict-Free Zone. Exhibitionism: Do I Exist? The Outsiders: Leo and Tony. Disavowals. Traumatic Families. Rock. Blair's Palingenetic Myth. The Hermaphrodite and the Androgynous: The Distinction. Politics of Perversion. Soft on the Causes of Crime. Fellow-Feeling of the Unsound. The Thrills of a Rum Entourage. Disappointment and Hope.
Responsibility: Leo Abse.


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