René Girard


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  1. Mimesis and Theory
    Mimesis and Theory brings together twenty previously uncollected essays on literature and literary theory by one of the most important thinkers of the past thirty years.... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2008
    Hardback | £73.00
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  2. Oedipus Unbound
    These hard-to-find writings afford an inside look at the emergence of Girard's scapegoat theory from his pioneering analysis of rivalry and desire. Girard unbinds the Oedipal triangle from its Freudian moorings, replacing desire... Learn More
    Published: 3rd February 2004
    Hardback | £86.00
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  3. Violent Origins
    Burkert, Girard, and Smith hold important and contradictory theories about the nature and origin of ritual sacrifice, and the role violence plays in religion and culture. These papers and conversations derive from a conference... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1988
    Paperback | £25.99
  4. Job


    The Victim of His People

    Written by René Girard, Translated by Yvonne Freccero

    Stanford University Press

    What do we know about the Book of Job? Not very much. The hero complains endlessly. He has just lost his children all his livestock. He scratches his ulcers. The misfortunes of which he complains are all duly enumerated in the... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1987
    Hardback | £47.00