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Dreams of the burning child : sacrificial sons and the father's witness

Author: David Lee Miller
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Dreams of the Burning Child, David Lee Miller explores the uncanny persistence of filial sacrifice as a motif in English literature and its classical and biblical antecedents. He combines  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lee Miller
ISBN: 0801440572 9780801440571
OCLC Number: 231976218
Description: xii, 239 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the body of fatherhood -- The deified father and the sacrificial son -- Virgil's Aeneid : the history of a wound -- Witnessing as theater in Shakespeare -- Charles Dickens : a dead hand at a baby -- Jonson, Freud, and Lacan : this moving dream -- Mourning patriarchy : a return to the crossroads.
Responsibility: David Lee Miller.

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"Miller's book functions as an imaginative structure and does so quite beautifully." * Rocky Mountain Review * "In this fine book, Miller traces an ensemble of motifs, particularly the boy/old man Read more...

 
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