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Author Bruckner, Pascal.

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

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    909.09821 BRU    Available
Description xi, 239 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
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.
Subject Civilization, Western -- 20th century.
Civilization, Western -- 21st century.
International relations -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Self-hate (Psychology)
World politics.
Western countries -- Foreign relations.
Western countries -- Intellectual life.
Added Title Tyrannie de la pénitence. English
ISBN 9780691143767 (cloth : alk. paper)
0691143765 (cloth : alk. paper)

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