From Guilt to Shame: Auschwitz and After

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Why has shame recently displaced guilt as a dominant emotional reference in the West? After the Holocaust, survivors often reported feeling guilty for living when so many others had died, and in the 1960s psychoanalysts and psychiatrists in the United States helped make survivor guilt a defining feature of the "survivor syndrome." Yet the idea of survivor guilt has always caused trouble, largely because it appears to imply that, by unconsciously identifying with the perpetrator, victims psychically collude with power. ...

From Guilt to Shame: Auschwitz and After 2012, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691143323

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From Guilt to Shame: Auschwitz and After 2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691130804

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