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The Resource Staging depth : Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse, by Joel Pfister, (electronic resource)

Staging depth : Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse, by Joel Pfister, (electronic resource)

Label
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
by 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
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pfister, Joel
Dewey number
812/.52
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3529.N5
LC item number
Z7742 1995
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, by Joel Pfister, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.netLibrary.com.ezproxy.lonestar.edu/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=1552
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-313) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword / Alan Trachtenber -- Introduction: the profession of "Depth" -- 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 -- "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 -- 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 -- The trappings of theatre, gender, and desire
Control code
ocm42854300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 327 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585026497
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 245952
Label
Staging depth : Eugene O'Neill and the politics of psychological discourse, by Joel Pfister, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.netLibrary.com.ezproxy.lonestar.edu/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=1552
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-313) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword / Alan Trachtenber -- Introduction: the profession of "Depth" -- 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 -- "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 -- 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 -- The trappings of theatre, gender, and desire
Control code
ocm42854300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 327 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585026497
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 245952

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