Surrealpolitik: The Occult Roots of Nazism

Author: Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

New York: New York University press (1992, first published in 1985)

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Explores occultism and ariosophy among the Nazis. The Nazis had become associated with myths, esotericism, and occultism in a right-wing direction, creating a strange resonance with the Surrealists who embraced the same things post-WWII only in a left-wing direction.


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[F]antasies can achieve a causal status once they have been institutionalized in beliefs, values, and social groups. (From the introduction) (page )
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