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Violence and the Sacred (Impacts), Girard, René
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Author Name:    Girard, René

Title:   Violence and the Sacred (Impacts)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   Very Good

Publisher:    Bloomsbury Academic 

ISBN Number:   0826477186 / 9780826477187

Seller ID:   Z0826477186Z2

0826477186 Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!

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Rene Girard (1923-) was Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization at Stanford Unviersity from 1981 until his retirement in 1995.Violence and the Sacred is Girard's brilliant study of human evil. Girard explores violence as it is represented and occurs throughout history, literature and myth. Girard's forceful and thought-provoking analyses of Biblical narrative, Greek tragedy and the lynchings and pogroms propagated by contemporary states illustrate his central argument that violence belongs to everyone and is at the heart of the sacred.Translated by Patrick Gregory>

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