Deceit, desire, and the novel: self and other in literary structure

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Johns Hopkins Press, 1965 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 318 pages
This 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.

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Triangular Desire
Men Become Gods in the Eyes of Each Other
The Metamorphosis of Desire

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About the author (1965)

Rene Girard is Professor Emeritus of French at Stanford University. He is the author of many books, including" Violence and the Sacred "(1977)," The Scapegoat "(1986)," Job: The Victim of His People "(Stanford, 1987)," Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World "(Stanford, 1987), and" I See Satan Fall Like Lightning "(2001).

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