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Freud, Race, and Gender
Sander L. Gilman

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction: Freud's Jewish Identity and Its Interpretation3
Ch. 1Sigmund Freud and the Epistemology of Race12
Freud and Race12
The Mind of the Jew23
The Transmutation of the Rhetoric of Race into the Construction of Gender36
Ch. 2The Construction of the Male Jew49
The Indelibility of Circumcision49
Reading the Meaning of Circumcision56
Circumcision and Disease60
Freud and Circumcision70
Ch. 3Jewish Madness and Gender93
The Predisposition of Jews to Specific Forms of Mental Illness93
Trauma and Trains: The Testing Ground of Masculinity113
Reading Insanity: Male Homosexuality and the Rhetoric of Race132
Conclusion: Systemic Diseases: Cancer and Anti-Semitism169
Whose Cancer Is It, Anyway? Freud's Male Body as the Locus of Disease169
The Circumcised Body as the Precipitating Factor for a Social Disease: Males and Anti-Semitism179
Notes201
Index267

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