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Violence and the sacred

Author: René Girard
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Johns Hopkins paperback edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René Girard
ISBN: 0801822181 9780801822186
OCLC Number: 15626090
Notes: Translation of La violence et le sacré.
Description: vii, 333 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sacrifice --
The sacrificial crisis --
Oedipus and the surrogate victim --
The origins of myth and ritual --
Dionysus --
From mimetic desire to the monstrous double --
Freud and the Oedipus complex --
Totem and taboo and the incest prohibition --
Lévi-Strauss, structuralism, and marriage laws --
The gods, the dead, the sacred, and sacrificial substitution --
The unity of all rites.
Other Titles: Violence et le sacré.
Responsibility: Rene Girard ; translated by Patrick Gregory.

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