These hard-to-find writings afford an inside look at the emergence of Girard's scapegoat theory from his pioneering analysis of rivalry and desire. Girard unbinds the Oedipal triangle from its Freudian moorings, replacing desire for the mother with desire for anyone--or anything--a rival desires.Phoenix 47, no. z (1993): 95-n4- But note that Griffith wrongly ascribes to Ahl the thesis that aquot;Oedipus is totally innocent of the crimeaquot; and aquot;never laid a r1nger on ... E. F. Watling, The Theban Plays (Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin, 1947).
|Author||:||René Girard, Mark Rogin Anspach|
|Publisher||:||Stanford University Press - 2004|