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Author Zoja, Luigi.

Title The father : historical, psychological and cultural perspectives / Luigi Zoja
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : Brunner-Routledge ; London : Taylor & Francis, 2001

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Description viii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: PART I -- Prehistory 17 -- 1 The mammals: the animals' retreat from fatherhood 19 -- 2 The sexuality of the great apes 25 -- 3 The prehistoric horizon of the father 29 -- 4 The paternal revolution 34 -- 5 Lucy grows 46 -- PART 2 -- Myth and the classical age 59 -- 6 Patriarchy and matriarchy 61 -- 7 The historic horizon of the father 73 -- 8 The mythic origins of the father 78 -- 9 Hector 83 -- 10 Ulysses 98 -- 11 The myth of the father as the sole progenitor 115 -- 12 Aeneas 129 -- PART 3 -- Towards modern times and decadence 157 -- 13 From the Roman father, to the Son, to the French -- Revolution 159 -- 14 From the French Revolution to the Industrial Revolution 176 -- 15 The disenchantment of war 184 -- 16 The reversal of the public father 197 -- 17 The voyage of the Joads 209 -- PART 4 -- The father today 223 -- 18 The rarefaction of the father 225 -- 19 The abdication of the father: in flight toward the past 238 -- 20 The abdication of the father: in flight toward the future 245 -- 21 The disappearance of elevation 260 -- 22 The breadwinner 272 -- 23 The search for the father 280 -- PART 5 -- A final reflection 289 -- 24 A final reflection 291
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [300]-307) and index
Notes Translated from the Italian
Subject Fatherhood -- History.
Fatherhood -- Psychological aspects.
Fatherhood.
Fathers.
LC no. 2001018065
ISBN 1583911065
1583911073 paperback
Other Titles Gesto di Ettore. English