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The Resource Staging depth : Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse, Joel Pfister

Staging depth : Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse, Joel Pfister

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Staging depth : Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse
Title
Staging depth
Title remainder
Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse
Statement of responsibility
Joel Pfister
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Pfister examines the history of the middle-class family and of Freudian pop psychology in the 1910s and 1920s to reconstruct the cultural conditions for the imagining and popularizing of "depth", a trope that was central to O'Neill's dramatic vision
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DLC
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Pfister, Joel
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cultural studies of the United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Neill, Eugene
  • Literature and society
  • Domestic drama, American
  • Drama
  • Middle class in literature
  • Psychology in literature
  • Families in literature
Label
Staging depth : Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse, Joel Pfister
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Alan Trachtenberg -- Introduction: The Profession of "Depth" -- 1. Beyond Biography. O'Neill and the Making of the Psychological Family. The Psychological Dyad in the "Land of the Mother Complex" The Historicity of Ambivalence -- 2. "Depth" As a Mass-Cultural Category. Pop Psychology, the Professional-Managerial Class, and the Aesthetic of Depth. The Therapeutic Playwright and Therapeutic Theatre. The Production of "Psychological" Common Sense for the Professional-Managerial Class. The Psychological as a Political and Historical Category. O'Neill's Critique of Psychological Discourse and Iceman -- 3. The Ideological Work of "Depth" O'Neill and the American Left. Workers, Race, and Psychological Primitives. O'Neill and the Anarchist-Feminist Critique of Personal Life. The Propaganda of "Life" O'Neill, the Left, and Social Depth. Ah Wilderness! and the Reproduction of the Middle Class. Possessors, Self-dispossessed -- 4. The Trappings of Theatre, Gender, and Desire
Control code
30701990
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 327 pages
Isbn
9780807844960
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
94026336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1658120
Label
Staging depth : Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse, Joel Pfister
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Alan Trachtenberg -- Introduction: The Profession of "Depth" -- 1. Beyond Biography. O'Neill and the Making of the Psychological Family. The Psychological Dyad in the "Land of the Mother Complex" The Historicity of Ambivalence -- 2. "Depth" As a Mass-Cultural Category. Pop Psychology, the Professional-Managerial Class, and the Aesthetic of Depth. The Therapeutic Playwright and Therapeutic Theatre. The Production of "Psychological" Common Sense for the Professional-Managerial Class. The Psychological as a Political and Historical Category. O'Neill's Critique of Psychological Discourse and Iceman -- 3. The Ideological Work of "Depth" O'Neill and the American Left. Workers, Race, and Psychological Primitives. O'Neill and the Anarchist-Feminist Critique of Personal Life. The Propaganda of "Life" O'Neill, the Left, and Social Depth. Ah Wilderness! and the Reproduction of the Middle Class. Possessors, Self-dispossessed -- 4. The Trappings of Theatre, Gender, and Desire
Control code
30701990
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 327 pages
Isbn
9780807844960
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
94026336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1658120

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