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The Scapegoat

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"(Girard's) methods of extrapolating to find cultural history behind myths, and of reading hidden verification through silence, are worthy enrichments of the critic's arsenal."--John Yoder, Religion and Literature.

Synopsis:

In 'The Scapegoat', the author audaciously turns to classical mythology, medieval narrative, and the New Testament to explore the scenes behind 'texts of persecution, ' documents that recount collective violence from the standpoint of the persecutor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801839177
Translator:
Freccero, Yvonne
Author:
Girard
Author:
Girard, Rene
Author:
Girard, Rena(c)
Author:
Freccero, Yvonne
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Scapegoat.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Johns Hopkins paperbacks ed.
Publication Date:
19890831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
9.02x5.92x.58 in. .73 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In 'The Scapegoat', the author audaciously turns to classical mythology, medieval narrative, and the New Testament to explore the scenes behind 'texts of persecution, ' documents that recount collective violence from the standpoint of the persecutor.
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