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The Resource The tyranny of guilt : an essay on Western masochism, Pascal Bruckner ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall

The tyranny of guilt : an essay on Western masochism, Pascal Bruckner ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall

Label
The tyranny of guilt : an essay on Western masochism
Title
The tyranny of guilt
Title remainder
an essay on Western masochism
Statement of responsibility
Pascal Bruckner ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Fascism, communism, genocide, slavery, racism, imperialism--the West has no shortage of reasons for guilt. And, indeed, since the Holocaust and the end of World War II, Europeans in particular have been consumed by remorse. But Pascal Bruckner argues that guilt has now gone too far. It has become a pathology, and even an obstacle to fighting today's atrocities. Bruckner, one of France's leading writers and public intellectuals, argues that obsessive guilt has obscured important realities. The West has no monopoly on evil, and has destroyed monsters as well as created them--leading in the aboli
Member of
Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruckner, Pascal
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Western
  • International relations
  • Western countries
  • Western countries
  • Guilt
  • Self-hate (Psychology)
  • World politics
  • HISTORY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Civilization, Western
  • Guilt
  • Intellectual life
  • Diplomatic relations
  • International relations
  • Self-hate (Psychology)
  • World politics
  • Western countries
Label
The tyranny of guilt : an essay on Western masochism, Pascal Bruckner ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Guilt peddlers -- The irremediable and despondency -- The ideology that stammers -- The self-flagellants of the Western world -- A thirst for punishment -- The pathologies of debt -- Placing the enemy in one's heart -- The vanities of self-hatred -- One-way repentance -- The false quarrel over Islamophobia -- Innocence recovered -- How central is the Near East? -- "Zionism, the criminal DNA of humanity" -- Unmasking the usurper -- A delicate arbitrage -- The doubly damned -- The fanaticism of modesty -- A tardy conversion to virtue -- The empire of emptiness -- The pacification of the past -- The guilty imagination -- Recovering self-esteem -- The twofold lesson -- The second Golgotha -- Misinterpretations of Auschwitz -- Hitlerizing history -- The twofold colonial nostalgia -- Listen to my suffering -- On victimization as a career -- Protect minorities or emancipate the individual? -- What duty of memory? -- Depression in paradise : France, a symptom and caricature of Europe -- A universal victim? -- The wild ass's skin -- Who are the reactionaries? -- The triumph of fear -- Metamorphosis or decline? -- Doubt and faith : the quarrel between Europe and the United States -- To be or to have -- The troublemakers in history -- The archaism of the soldier -- The swaggering Colossus
Control code
ocn593342279
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400834310
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612531484
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 253148
  • 22573/cttmr7c
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593342279
Label
The tyranny of guilt : an essay on Western masochism, Pascal Bruckner ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Guilt peddlers -- The irremediable and despondency -- The ideology that stammers -- The self-flagellants of the Western world -- A thirst for punishment -- The pathologies of debt -- Placing the enemy in one's heart -- The vanities of self-hatred -- One-way repentance -- The false quarrel over Islamophobia -- Innocence recovered -- How central is the Near East? -- "Zionism, the criminal DNA of humanity" -- Unmasking the usurper -- A delicate arbitrage -- The doubly damned -- The fanaticism of modesty -- A tardy conversion to virtue -- The empire of emptiness -- The pacification of the past -- The guilty imagination -- Recovering self-esteem -- The twofold lesson -- The second Golgotha -- Misinterpretations of Auschwitz -- Hitlerizing history -- The twofold colonial nostalgia -- Listen to my suffering -- On victimization as a career -- Protect minorities or emancipate the individual? -- What duty of memory? -- Depression in paradise : France, a symptom and caricature of Europe -- A universal victim? -- The wild ass's skin -- Who are the reactionaries? -- The triumph of fear -- Metamorphosis or decline? -- Doubt and faith : the quarrel between Europe and the United States -- To be or to have -- The troublemakers in history -- The archaism of the soldier -- The swaggering Colossus
Control code
ocn593342279
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400834310
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612531484
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 253148
  • 22573/cttmr7c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593342279

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