“Direction is essential for the continuing existence of the crowd A crowd exists so long as it has an unattained goal.”. CROWDS AND POWER by. ELIAS CANETTI. Translated from the German by. Carol Stewart. NEW YORK. THE VIKING PRESS. I Canetti, Elias, Crowds and power. Translation of: Masse Und Macht. Reprint Originally published: New York: Seabury Press, Bibliography: p.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, powerr phone. Crowds and Power is a revolutionary work in which Elias Canetti finds a new way of looking at human history and psychology. Breathtaking in its range and erudition, it explores Shiite festivals and the English Civil war, the finger exercises of monkeys and the effects of inflation in Weimar Germany.
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In this study of the interplay of crowds, Canetti offers one of the most profound and startling portraits of the human condition. A deductive study of the human psyche within all of us. The author leads the reader through the maze of human thought using detailed reports of the behavior of primitive cultures, well documented Interesting view of the behavior of crowds and leaders and how they interact and grow.
Uses many anthropoligical examples, although some links are more tenuous than others. Elias Canetti was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in Account Options Sign in. Breathtaking in its range and erudition, it explores Shiite festivals and the English Civil war, the finger exercises of monkeys and the effects of inflation in Weimar Germany My library Help Advanced Book Search. Macmillan- Psychology – pages. Selected pages Title Page. Contents The Fear of being Touched.
The Attributes of the Crowd. Slowness or the Remoteness of the Goal. Classification of Crowds according to Their Prevailing Emotion. The Survivor in Primitive Belief. The Resentment of the Dead. The War Pack Temporary Formations among the Aranda. The Transmutation of Packs. The Rain Dances of the Pueblo Indians.
Islam as a Religion of War.
Catholicism and the Crowd. The Nature of the Parliamentary System. Distribution and Increase Socialism and Production.
On the Psychology of Eating. The Escape of Josephus. The Command Flight and Sting.
Commands addressed to More than One Individual. Discipline and the Sting of Command. The Dissolution of the Sting. Presentiment and Transformation among the Bushmen. Crowds and Transformation in Delirium Tremens. The Power of Unmasking. The Rising Throne of the Emperor of Byzantium.
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