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Author Gafijczuk, Dariusz.

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Published New York : Routledge, 2014
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Series Routledge Studies in Cultural History
Routledge studies in cultural history.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. The Acoustic Symptom; Anna in the Key of 'O'; 2. Psychology of Expectation; The Groundless Body; 3. Play of the Senses; Play of Surfaces; 4. Acoustic Perspectives; The Ego Chorus; The Art of Hearing Awry; 5. Echoes; Plastic Manipulations; Floral Transpositions; 6. Psychology of Distances; Inhabited Ruins; Mysterious Harmony; 7. The Anatomy of Namelessness; Fragmented Self; Language without a Name; 8. Schoenberg's Oedipus; 9. Interpretation of Dreams: Theory of Harmony
Conclusion: The Passion for the RealNotes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book is an analytic and historical portrait of the volatile decades at the beginning of the 20th century. Engaging with avant-garde art and thought, and concentrating on two of the most controversial and still culturally relevant personalities of Viennese modernism - Sigmund Freud and Arnold Schoenberg - it tells the story of a cultural experiment of unprecedented proportions, an experiment that attempted to redesign the senses and the concept of individual identity. The book describes the shape of this identity through its mutually overlapping artistic and intellectual dimensions, as
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Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 -- Philosophy.
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 -- Philosophy.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Austria -- Vienna -- History -- 20th century.
Hearing -- Psychological aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Identity (Psychology) -- Austria -- Vienna -- History -- 20th century.
Perception -- Social aspects -- Austria -- Vienna -- History -- 20th century.
Psychoanalysis and music -- Austria -- Vienna -- History -- 20th century.
Senses and sensation -- Austria -- Vienna -- History -- 20th century.
Sound -- Psychological aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Vienna (Austria) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134492332 (electronic bk.)
9781134492336 (electronic bk.)