Intimate domain : desire, trauma, and mimetic theory /

For René Girard, human life revolves around mimetic desire, which regularly manifests itself in acquisitive rivalry when we find ourselves wanting an object because another wants it also. Noting that mimetic desire is driven by our sense of inadequacy or insufficiency, Girard arrives at a profound...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Reineke, Martha Jane
Format: Book
Published: East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press, 2014.
Series:Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture.

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