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Violence and the Sacred


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Acknowledgements 1.Sacrifice 2.The Sacrificial Crisis 3.Oedipus and the Surrogate Victim 4.The Origins of Myth and Ritual 5.Dionysus 6.From Mimetic Desire to the Monstrous Double 7.Freud and the Oedipus Complex 8.Totem and Taboo and the Incest Prohibition 9.Levi-Strauss, Structuralism and the Marriage Laws 10.The Gods, the Dead, the Sacred and Sacrificial Substitution 11.The Unity of All Rites Conclusion Bibliography Index

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Rene Girard's landmark study of violence in Western culture, now available in the Bloomsbury Revelations series.

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Rene Girard (1923-) was Andrew B. Hammond Professor Emeritus of French Language, Literature, and Civilization at Stanford University, USA, from 1981 to his retirement in 1995. A historian, literary critic and philosopher, he is the author of over 30 books including Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World.

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