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Girard Reader

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ISBN-10: 0824516346

ISBN-13: 9780824516345

Edition: 1996

Authors: Ren� Girard, James Williams, James G. Williams

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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company, The
Publication date: 11/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

A Note to the Reader
Acknowledgments
Ren� Girard: a Biographical Sketch
Overview of the Mimetic Theory
Mimesis and Violence
the Surrogate Victim
Triangular Desire
Triangular Desire
Desire and the Unity of Novelistic Conclusions
the Goodness of Mimetic Desire
Sacrifice
Sacrifice as Sacral Violence and Substitution
the Scapegoat and Myths as Texts of Persecution
the Scapegoat as Historical Referent
Stereotypes of Persecution
Python and His Two Wives: an Exemplary Scapegoat Myth
the Bible, the Gospels, and Christ
the Bible's Distinctiveness and the Gospel
the Nonsacrificial Death of Christ
the Divinity of Christ
Satan
the Question of Anti-Semitism in the Gospels
the Challenge of Freud and Nietzsche
Freud and the Oedipus Complex
Nietzsche Versus the Crucified
Epilogue: The Anthropology of the Cross: a Conversation with Ren� Girard
Glossary
Bibliography
Index