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    Description"[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.'


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    Title
    The Scapegoat
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rene Girard, Translated by Yvonne Freccero
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 380 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801839177
    ISBN 10: 0801839173
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HPCF
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PN
    BIC subject category V2: HRAB
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 495
    Abridged Dewey: 401
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LIT006000
    DC21: 809.93355
    B&T Approval Code: A23262000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: REL000000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 261.8331
    Thema V1.0: QDHR, QRAB
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 August 1989
    Publication City/Country
    Baltimore, MD
    Review quote
    [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 [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
    Back cover copy
    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.