Deceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure
Rene Girard (Author) Rena(c) Girard (Author)
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DescriptionThis study extends beyond the scope of literature into the psychology of much of our contemporary scene, including fashion, advertising, and propaganda techniques. In considering such aspects, the author goes beyond the domain of pure aesthetics and offers an interpretation of some basic cultural problems of our time."
Johns Hopkins University Press
April 01, 1976
5.4 X 8.6 X 0.89 inches | 0.94 pounds
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About the Author
René Girard is a Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization at Stanford University. Two of his books, The Scapegoat, which was also translated by Yvonne Freccero, and Violence and the Sacred, are available from Johns Hopkins University Press.
A major work of criticism, altogether original and full of the most remarkable and profound insights.-- "Comparative Literature"