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The Cultivation of Hatred: The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud (The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud)

by Peter Gay

With the same sweep, authority, and originality that marked his best-selling Freud: A Life for Our Time, Peter Gay here takes us on a remarkable journey through middle-class Victorian culture.

Gay's search through...


Pleasure Wars: The Bourgeois Experience Victoria to Freud (The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud)

by Peter Gay

A master historian shows us a new side of the Victorian Era--the role of the Bourgeois as reactionaries, revolutionaries, and middle-of-the-roaders in the passage of high culture toward modernism. The Victorians...


The Party of Humanity

by Peter Gay

THE ENLIGHTENMENT has long been the victim of uninformed or hostile criticisms. Even so respected a source as the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines the Enlightenment as “shallow and pretentious intellectualism,...


The Naked Heart: The Bourgeois Experience Victoria to Freud (The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud)

by Peter Gay

In The Naked Heart, Peter Gay explores the bourgeoisie's turn inward.

At the very time that industrialists, inventors, statesmen, and natural scientists were conquering new objective worlds, Gay writes, "the...


Mozart: A Life

by Peter Gay

A biography of the greatest musical mind in Western history

Mozart's unshakable hold on the public's consciousness can only be strengthened by historian and biographer Peter Gay's concise and deft look at the...


Enlightenment Volume 2

by Peter Gay

The Science of Freedom completes Peter Gay's brilliant reinterpretation begun in The Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Paganism. In the present book, he describes the philosophes' program and their views of...


Enlightenment Volume 1

by Peter Gay

The eighteenth century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the Western world. In the twentieth century, however,...


Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider

by Peter Gay

A seminal work as melodious and haunting as the era it chronicles, now reissued with a new introduction.First published in 1968, Weimar Culture is one of the masterworks of Peter Gay's distinguished career....


Modernism: The Lure of Heresy

by Peter Gay

"Rich, learned, briskly written, maddening yet necessary study."-Lee Siegel, New York Times Book Review Peter Gay explores the shocking modernist rebellion that, beginning in the 1840s, transformed art, literature,...


Schnitzler's Century: The Making of Middle-Class Culture 1815-1914

by Peter Gay

"This is cultural history of the first order, and it is liberal and humane history at its very best."-David CannadineAn essential work for anyone who wishes to understand the social history of the nineteenth...


Savage Reprisals: Bleak House, Madame Bovary, Buddenbrooks

by Peter Gay

A revelatory work that examines the intricate relationship between history and literature, truth and fiction-with some surprising conclusions.Focusing on three literary masterpieces-Charles Dickens's Bleak House...


Freud: A Life for Our Time

by Peter Gay

Norton celebrates the 150th anniversary of Freud's birth by reissuing Peter Gay's best-selling biography, featuring a new introduction.