Heroes of History, Heroes of Phantasy: Idealisation, Masculinity and the Soldiers of Empire

Soundings - ISSN 1362-6620
Volume 1996 Number 3

Heroes of History, Heroes of Phantasy: Idealisation, Masculinity and the Soldiers of Empire
Graham Dawson, pages -

Abstract

Specific heroes are worshipped in specific times and places. Graham Dawson draws on Kleinian theories of idealisation to begin to understand hero worship as a phenomenon that is both psychic and social.

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Graham Dawson (1996) Heroes of History, Heroes of Phantasy: Idealisation, Masculinity and the Soldiers of Empire, Soundings, 1996(3), -

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