The Last Resistance

The Last Resistance By Jacqueline Rose, The Last Resistance In The Last Resistance Jacqueline Rose explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives In particular she examines the role of literature in the Zionist imagination here li
  • Title: The Last Resistance
  • Author: Jacqueline Rose
  • ISBN: 9781844671243
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Last Resistance By Jacqueline Rose, In The Last Resistance, Jacqueline Rose explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives In particular, she examines the role of literature in the Zionist imagination here, literature is presented as a unique form of dissidence, with the power to expose the unconscious of nations, and often proposing radical alternatives to their dominant pathwayIn The Last Resistance, Jacqueline Rose explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives In particular, she examines the role of literature in the Zionist imagination here, literature is presented as a unique form of dissidence, with the power to expose the unconscious of nations, and often proposing radical alternatives to their dominant pathways and beliefs.While Israel Palestine is the repeated focus, The Last Resistance also turns to post apartheid South Africa, to American national fantasy post 9 11, and to key moments for the understanding of Jewish culture and memory Rose also underscores the importance of psychoanalysis, both historically in relation to the unfolding of world events, and as a tool of political understanding.Examining topics ranging from David Grossman, through W.G Sebald, Freud, Nadine Gordimer, the concept of evil, and suicide bombers, The Last Resistance offers a unique way of responding to the crises of the times.
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    1. Jacqueline Rose

      Jacqueline Rose, FBA born 1949, London is a British academic who is currently Professor of Humanities at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities.Rose was born into a non practicing Jewish family Her elder sister was the philosopher Gillian Rose Jacqueline Rose is known for her work on the relationship between psychoanalysis, feminism and literature She is a graduate of St Hilda s College, Oxford and gained her higher degree ma trise from the Sorbonne, Paris and her doctorate from the University of London.Her book Albertine, a novel from 2001, is a feminist variation on Marcel Proust s la recherche du temps perdu.She is best known for her critical study on the life and work of American poet Sylvia Plath, The Haunting of Sylvia Plath, published in 1991 In the book, Rose offers a postmodernist feminist interpretation of Plath s work, and criticises Plath s husband Ted Hughes and other editors of Plath s writing Rose describes the hostility she experienced from Hughes and his sister who acts as literary executor to Plath s estate including threats received from Hughes about some of Rose s analysis of Plath s poem The Rabbit Catcher The Haunting of Sylvia Plath was critically acclaimed, and itself subject to a famous critique by Janet Malcolm in her book The Silent Woman Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes.Rose is a regular broadcaster on and contributor to the London Review of Books.Rose s States of Fantasy was the inspiration for composer Mohammed Fairouz s Double Concerto of the same title from

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    1. Jacqueline Rose, a regular contributor to the London Review of Books, expertly weaves literature into our understanding of political and psychological life today in Israel and Palestine in her profound and profoundly ambitious new collection of essays The Last Resistance The essays have been published to coincide with the anniversary of Israel s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, which began 40 years ago today with the beginning of the Six Days War An occupation, Rose notes in the introductio [...]


    2. A profound literary book steeped in Freudian psychoanalysis demonstrating that the Israelis see themselves as victims when, in fact, they are oppressors.


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