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. CROWDS AND POWER by. ELIAS CANETTI. Translated from the German by. Carol Stewart. NEW YORK. THE VIKING PRESS. I Essays and criticism on Elias Canetti’s Crowds and Power – Critical Essays.

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It reads like a series of essays by Montaigne but all directed toward the phenomenon of oower organisation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Conversation with Elias Canetti. It breaks the rate, as it were, in both creativity and eilas and so is ignored. Temporary Formations among the Aranda. All are essentially based about d the tic of crowds of humans mainly and the power associated with them.

Jul 24, Ryan rated it it was amazing. It forms where there was nothing before.

Crowds and Power

Di perle simili il libro ne contiene tante. Maar hij is ook genadeloos over u en mij.

It is Canetti’s not uninformed view that “Hitler would never have come to power if the crowd of the army had not been prohibited by Versailles. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Elk bevel is bovendien als een pijl, die een angel nalaat in degene die het bevel heeft moeten opvolgen: I’ll start by saying that I liked reading Crowds and Power, was deeply impressed by the concepts that Canetti develops and invokes, and entertained by the stories and myths he uses to buttress those concepts.


Ze ontmaskeren en ontwapenen daarmee ten dele de machthebber tegenover ons en in ons. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat A deductive study of the human psyche within all of us. I highly recommend this book to people seeking to stimulate their imaginations. Mij vrijwaren voor het bevel van anderen gaat nooit helemaal lukken, en mijzelf afleren om macht uit te oefenen al helemaal niet.

Crowds and Power by Elias Canetti

Ja, ik hou van lezen en bejubel veel boeken, maar dit boek is van zo’n zeldzame klasse dat ik mij eigenlijk totaal onmachtig voel om er ook maar iets over te zeggen. The book is admirable for its erudition and scope, ranging through history, anthropology, mythology, psychology, politics, biology, and more to give us insight into the human condition.

It was a threat not just to Clinton but to the essential conditions of elected government. En dat juist de grotesk uitvergrote waanbeelden van geesteszieken ons veel kunnen leren over de pre-logische aspecten van onze waanzinnige wereld.

En toch bevat dit magnifieke boek volgens mij belangrijke en inspirerende suggesties om ons te wapenen tegen de macht van het bevel. And in my attempts to regard his legacy in contemporary studies, I am surprised to see a near-total absence. I found dazzling This is one of those philosophical works in which the author reimagines the world through one of the canefti of a compound eye.


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Opzwepende en inspirerende woorden, vind ik. Il trattato di Versailles ha tolto alla Germania l’esercito. Views Read Edit View history.

Some of the borrowed descriptions of rituals and events in different cultures are fascinating, while Canetti’s writing is strongest when it is metaphorical and descriptive.

One of Canetti’s principal explicatory methods is to describe custom and ritual amongst the modern remnant of hunting-gathering mankind – Australian aborigines and crowvs tribes of Southern Africa, for example – as well as using mystic religious ceremonial for illustrative purposes a violent incident from an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca providing an especially tense and powerful moment.

En in elk bevel, ook zin zijn meest gedomesticeerde en milde vorm, is volgens Canetti nog de oervorm en biologische grond voelbaar waaruit het bevel ontstond: The Power of Unmasking.