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Violence and the sacred / Rene Girard ; translated by Patrick Gregory.

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: French Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979Copyright date: ©1977Edition: Johns Hopkins paperbacks editionDescription: vii, 333 pages ; 23 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 0801822181
  • 9780801822186
  • 0801819636
  • 9780801819636
Uniform titles:
  • Violence et le sacré. English
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 291.34
LOC classification:
  • BL600 .G5413 1979
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.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre Main BL600 .G57 1979 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 23-530

Translation of La violence et le sacré.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-323) and index.

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.

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