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COV&R-Bulletin No. 5 (Oct. 1993)

Bibliography of Literature on the Mimetic Theory, Vol. V

Dietmar Regensburger

1) Books concerning the entire work of René Girard

Golsan, Richard J. René Girard and Myth: An Introduction. Theorists of Myth 7. New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1993.

2) Articles concerning the entire work of René Girard

Boissonnat, Jean. "Un Français à San Francisco." L'Expansion 259 (5-18 April 1985): 5.

Golsan, Richard J. "Combatting the Persecutional Text: René Girard's 'La route antique des hommes pervers'." Helios 15/1 (1988): 73-81.

Goodhart, Sandor. "'I am Joseph': René Girard and the Prophetic Law." In To Honor René Girard, ed. Juilland, Alphonse, 85-111. Stanford french and italian studies 34. Saratoga, Calif.: Anma Libri, 1986.

Jensen, Hans J.L. "René Girard and Aksel Sandemose: The Question of Salvation from Mimetic Double-Binds." Literature & Theology 7/1 (March 1993): 66-77.

Kaptein, Roel. "Stappen naar de toekomst." Vrede 23/11 (November 1986): 14-15.

Peters, Ted. "Atonement and the Final Scapegoat." Perspectives in Religious Studies 19/2 (Summer 1992): 151-181.

Rosaldo, Renato. "Anthropological Commentary." In Violent Origins: Walter Burkert, René Girard, and Jonathan Z. Smith on Ritual Killing and Cultural Formation, ed. R. G. Hamerton-Kelly, 239-244. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1987.

Viard, Bruno. "Le Carré Diélien (de la fausse motivation) et le Triangle Girardien (de la mimésis)." Revue de psychologie de la mimésis 6 (1988): 91-116.

3) Interviews with René Girard

Girard, René. "Interview with Richard J. Golsan." In R. J. Golsan, René Girard and Myth: An Introduction, 129-149. New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1993.

4) Reviews about single works of René Girard


Bourguignon, Erika. Review of The Scapegoat, by René Girard. Journal of Psychoanalytic Anthropologyku (December 1987): 296-298.

Demaitre, A. Review of The Scapegoat, by René Girard. Southern Humanities Review 22/4 (1988): 394-395.

Gans, Eric. "Scandal to the Jews, Folly to the Pagans." Review of Des choses cachées depuis la fondation du monde, by René Girard. diacritics 9 (September 1979): 43-53.

Goodhart, Sandor. Review of A Theater of Envy, by René Girard. Philosophy and Literature 16/1 (1992): 174-176.

Goodhart, Sandor. Review of Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World, by René Girard. Philosophy and Literature 14/1 (1990): 172-173.

Kaptein, Roel. Vertaling van fragmenten van Des choses cachées depuis la fondation du monde. Schrift 97 (February 1985): 10-20.

Macksey, R. Review of A Theater of Envy, by René Girard. MLN-Modern Language Notes 106/5 (1991): 1118-1121.

Mechling, Jay. Review of Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World, by R.Girard. Quarterly Journal of Speech 75/3 (1989): 369-371.

Poirot-Delpech, Bertrand. "Job ou le grand remède de la haine unanime." Le Monde, 29 March 1985, 18.

Radzinowicz, Mary Ann. "How and Why the Literary Establishment Caught Up with the Bible: Instancing the Book of Job." Christianity and Literature 39/1 (Autumn 1989): 77-89.

Schneider, Matthew. Review of Job: The Victim of his People, by René Girard. Paroles Gelées 6 (1988): 51-54.

Scholnick, Sylvia H. Review of Job: The Victim of His People, by René Girard. Shofar 7/4 (Summer 1989): 64-66.

Sorman, Guy. Review of Des choses cachées depuis la création du monde, by René Girard. Le Figaro Magazine, 16 April 1988, 21-26.

Stylianou, Andrew. "History's Victims." The Times Higher Education Supplement, 12 February 1988, 23.

Swanson, R.A. Review of The Scapegoat, by René Girard. Canadian Review of Comparative Literature - Revue Canadienne de Litterature comparee 16/1-2 (1989): 366-370.

Thomas, J. Review of The Scapegoat, by René Girard. Journal of Legal Education 38/3 (1988): 437-450.

Vincent, Catherine. Review of La route antique des hommes pervers, by René Girard. Cahiers universitaires catholiques (May/June 1986): 40-42.

5) Books with references to René Girard

Candland, Christopher (compiler). The Spirit of Violence: An Interdisciplinary Bibliography of Religion and Violence. Occasional Papers of the Frank Guggenheim Foundation No. 6. New York: Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, 1992.

Cochetti, Stefano. Mythos und "Dialektik der Aufklärung". Monographien zur philosophischen Forschung 229. Königstein: Verlag Anton Hain, 1985.

Juergensmeyer, Mark. The New Cold War? Religious Nationalism Confronts the Secular State. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Mancini, Roberto. Comunicazione come ecumene: Il significato antropologico e teologico dellética comunicativa. Giornale die teologia 202. Brescia: Queriniana, 1991.

Schwager, Raymund. Für Gerechtigkeit und Frieden: Der Glaube als Antwort auf die Anliegen der Gegenwart. Innsbruck: Tyrolia, 1986.

Sedgwick, Eve. Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. New York: Columbia University Press, 1985.

Siebers, Tobin. Cold War Criticism and the Politics of Scepticism. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Webb, Eugene. The Self Between: From Freud to the New Social Psychology of France. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1993.

6) Articles with references to René Girard

Almog, S. "Judaism as Illness, Anti-Semitic Stereotype and Self-Image." History of European Ideas 13/6 (1991): 793-804.

Ashley, L.R.N. "Recent Publications on England and Related Fields." Bibliotheque d'Humanisme et Renaissance 54/2 (1992): 491-539.

Baldridge, W. "Deguy, Michel and the Ethics of Figuration ('Made in USA')." Symposium 41/2 (1987): 83-99.

Bick, I.J. "Stella-Dallas: Maternal Melodrama and Feminine Sacrifice." Psychoanalytic Review 79/1 (1992): 121-145.

Binder, G. "Representing Nazism: Advocacy and Identity at the Trial of Barbie, Klaus." Yale Law Journal 98/7 (1989): 1321-1383.

Burrell, David B. Review of Must There Be Scapegoats: Violence and Redemption in the Bible, by Raymund Schwager. Cross Currents 38 (Winter 1988/1989): 443-447.

Callens, J. "Of Novices and Scapegoats, Richardson, Jack In the Final Year of Grace." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 34/1 (1992): 41-86.

Carpenter, W. "The Scene of Representation in Alex Laguma's Later Novels." English in Africa 18/2 (1991): 1-18.

Chambers, E. "Thalia Revenge: Ehtnography and Theory of Comedy." American Anthropologist 91/3 (1989): 589-598.

Cohn, R.G. "Desire, Direct and Imitative." Philosophy Today 33/4 (1989): 318-329.

Colpe, Carsten. "Das Heilige." In Handbuch religionswissenschaftlicher Grundbegriffe III: Gesetz - Kultur, ed. Cancik, H., Gladigow, B., and Kohl, K.-H., 80-99. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1993.

Dillon, S.C. "Canonical and Sensational, Hallam, Arthur and Tennyson 1830 Poems." Victorian Poetry 30/2 (1992): 95-108.

Dufourgompers, R.Y. "Watching the Violence of Warfare in the Theater of Operations." International Social Science Journal 44/2 (1992): 247-265.

Edwards, P. "Shakespearean Triangles." Hebrew Univerity Studies in Literature and the Arts. 19 (1991): 7-22.

Eilbergschwartz, H. "People of the Body: The Problem of the Body for the People of the Book." Journal of the History of Sexuality 2/1 (1991): 1-24.

Falk, P. "Homo-Culinarius: Towards an Historical Anthropology of Taste." Social Science Information 30/4 (1991): 757-790.

Fineman, J. "Shakespeare Will: The Temporality of Rape." Representations No.20 (1987): 25-76.

Goldberg, D. "Sacrifice in Marlowe the Jew of Malta." Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 32/2 (1992): 233-245.

Harl, K.W. "Sacrifice and Pagan Belief in 5th-Century and 6th-Century Byzantium." Past & Present No.128 (1990): 7-27.

Heinsohn, G. "The Rise of Blood Sacrifice and Priest-Kingship in Mesopotamia: A Comic Decree." Religion 22/2 (1992): 109-134.

Hersh, A. "How Sweet The Kill: Orgiastic Female Violence in Contemporary Revisions of Euripides the Bacchae." Modern Drama 35/3 (1992): 409-423.

Hoskins, J. "Violence, Sacrifice, and Divination: Giving and Taking Life in Eastern Indonesia." American Ethnologist 20/1 (1993): 159-178.

Imbert, P. "The Evolution of Canonical Circuits." Poetics Today 12/4 (1991): 697-712.

Jacobus, Mary. "Is There a Woman in This Text?" In: New Literary History 14 (1982/83): 117-141.

Jehenson, M.Y. "The Dorotea-Fernando/Luscinda-Cardenio Episode in Don Quijote: A Postmodernist Play." MLN-Modern Language Notes 107/2 (1992): 205-219.

Juergensmeyer, Mark. "The Logic of Religious Violence: The Case of the Punjab." Contributions to Indian Sociology 22/1 (1988): 65-88.

Juergensmeyer, Mark. "The Logic of Religious Violence." Journal of Strategic Studies 10/4 (1987): 172-193.

Kaplan, L.V. "Unhappy Pierre: Foucault, Parricide and Human Responsibility." Northwestern University Law Review 83/1-2 (1989): 321-359.

Kinder, M. "The Spanish Oedipal Narrative from Raza to Bilbao: Spain Film History." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 13/4 (1991): 67-94.

Klindienst Joplin, Patricia. "The Voice of the Shuttle Is Ours." In: Rape and Representation, ed. L. A. Higgins and B. R. Silvar, 35-64. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Klindienst Joplin, Patricia. "Ritual Work on Human Flesh: Livy's Lucretia and the Rape of the Body Politic." In: Helios 17/1 (1990) 51-70.

Lasine, S. "The Trials of Job and Kafka Josef-K. (Relationship Between Prozess and the Book of the Bible)." German Quarterly 63/2 (1990): 187-198.

Leventhal, R.S. "The Rhetoric of Anarcho-Nihilistic Murder, Bernhard, Thomas Das Kalkwerk." Modern Austrian Literature 21/3-4 (1988): 19-38.

Lewissmith, P. Review of Deceit Plus Desire Equals Violence: A Girardian Study of the Spanish Comedia, by D.D. Andrist. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 69/2 (1992): 196-197.

Livingston, Paisley. "Introduction." In Disorder and Order: Proceedings of the Stanford International Symposium (Sept. 14-16, 1981), ed. P. Livingston, 3-33. Saratoga: Anma Libri, 1984.

Lyons, J.D. "Unseen Space and Theatrical Narrative: The Recit-de-Cinna (17th-Century French Theater)." Yale French Studies No.80 (1991): 70-90.

Mandell, L. "Bawds and Merchants, Engendering Capitalist Desires." Elh - English Literary History 59/1 (1992): 107-123.

Mandrell, J. "Language and Seducation in El Burlador de Sevilla (Tirsodemolina)." Bulletin of the Comediantes 40/2 (1988): 165-180.

Marquard, Odo. "Exkulpationsarrangements: Bemerkungen im Anschluß an René Girards soziologische Theologie des Sündenbocks." In Worüber man nicht schweigen kann: Neue Diskussionen zur Theodizeefrage, ed. W. Oelmüller, 15-53. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1992.

Milbank, John. "An Essay Against Secular Order." Journal of Religious Ethics 15/2 (1987): 199-224.

Moglen, H. "Theorizing Fiction, Fictionalizing Theory: The Case of Dombey and Son (Gender and Family in Dickens)." Victorian Studies 35/2 (1992): 159-184.

Mudimbe, V.Y. "Where Is the Real Thing: Psychoanalysis and African Mythical Narrative." Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines 27/3-4 (1987): 311-327.

Nelson, J.A. "A Machine Out of Order: Analysis of the Play - Mamet, David the Disappearance of the Jews." Journal of American Studies 25/3 (1991): 461-467.

Newman, R.D. "Narrative Transgression and Restoration, Hermetic Messengers in Ulysses." James Joyce Quarterly 29/2 (1992): 315-337.

Nicholson, M. "God, Noah, Byron and Findley, Timothy." Ariel 23/2 (1992): 87-107.

Nordhofen, Eckhard von. "Vor der Bundeslade des Bösen." Die Zeit, 9 April 1993, 61f.

O'Toole, Kathleen. "Nature of Violence Probed in Symposium on Origin of Culture." Campus Report, 23 September 1987, 7-8.

Olsen, R. "The Semantic Complexity of Novelistic Fiction, the Expansion and Collapsing of Proust Fictional Universe." Style 25/2 (1991): 177-195.

Orourke, J. "Rule-in-Unity and Otherwise: Love and Sex in Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare Critique of Dominant Forms of Sexuality in Western Culture)." Shakespeare Quarterly 43/2 (1992): 140-158.

Pan, David. "Enemies, Scapegoats and Sacrifice: A Note on Palaver and Ulmen." Telos No.93 (Fall 1992): 81-88.

Pestieau, J. "Violence, Powerlessness and Individualism." International Social Science Journal 44/2 (1992): 193-207.

Pettigrew, J. "Songs of the Sikh Resistance Movement (Texts of 6 Songs)." Asian Music 23/1 (1991): 85-118.

Phillips, David Scott. "Having Recently Gone Under: Homosexuality, Subjectification, and the Dialectic of Englightenment." Dissertation Abstracts International 51/8 (1991): 2736A.

Plasse, M.A. "The Human-Body as Performance Medium in Shakespeare: Theoretical Suggestions from a Midsummer Nights Dream." College Literature 19/1 (1992): 28-47.

Poster, M. "What Does Wotan Want: Ambivalent Feminism in Wagner Ring." New German Critique No. 53 (1991): 131-148.

Ramazani, J. "Freud and Tragic Affect: The Pleasures of Dramatic Pain." Psychoanalytic Review 78/1 (1991): 77-101.

Ramsay, R.L. "The Sado-Masochism of Representation in French Texts of Modernity: The Power of the Erotic and the Eroticization of Power in the Work of Duras, Marguerite and Robbegrillet, Alain." Literature and Psychology 37/3 (1991): 18-28.

Reckley, A.R. "Irony and License in New Memories of the Conquest: Gonzalo Guerrero." Symposium 46/2 (1992): 133-146.

Reed, W.L. "Dimensions of Dialog in the Book of Job, a Topology According to Bakhtin." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 34/2 (1992): 177-196.

Robert, Jean Dominique. "Louis Emmanuel: Lecture de l'inconscient des syndicats. Etude des rapports conscient et inconscient entre l'individuel et le collectif." Revue Philosophique de Louvain 84 (1986): 134-135.

Saint-Amand, Pierre. "Adorning Marie-Antoinette." Eighteenth-Century Life 15/3 (1991): 19-34.

Sanders, K. "Nemesis of Mimesis: The Problem of Representation on Andersen, H.C. Psychen." Scandinavian Studies 64/1 (1992): 1-25.

Sandler, Willibald. "Das Opfer Christi und unsere Opfer. Unterscheidungen und Zusammenhänge." Entschluss 48/1 (1993): 8-13.

Schnepel, B. "Continuity Despite and Through Death: Regicide and Royal Shrines Among the Shilluk of Southern Sudan." Africa 61/1 (1991): 40-70.

Schwager, Raymund. "Christ's Death and the Prophetic Critique of Sacrifice." Semeia 33 (1985): 109-123.

Schwager, Raymund. Review of Erlösung vom Stiergott: Gotteserfahrung im Dialog mit Mythen und Religionen, von Georg Baudler. Zeitschrift für Katholische Theologie 112/2 (1990): 197-199.

Sedycias, Joao A. "Crane, Azevedo, and Gamboa: A Contemporative Study." Dissertation Abstracts International 46/10 (1986): 3026A.

Sherwin, R.K. "Law, Violence, and Illiberal Belief." Georgetown Law Journal 78/6 (1990): 1785-1835.

Silver, B.R. "Woman as Agent, the Case of Le Carre's Little Drummer Girl." Contemporary Literature 28/1 (1987): 14-40.

Solway, D. "The Anecdotal Function: A Reconsideration of Education Lost." Interchange 22/4 (1991): 77-87.

Stern, J. "Scapegoat Narratives in Herodotus." Hermes-Zeitschrift für Klassische Philologie 119/3 (1991): 304-311.

Strauß, Botho. "Anschwellender Bocksgesang." Der Spiegel, February 8, 1993, 202-207.

Telotte, J.P. "The Doubles of Fantasy and the Space of Desire (Film)." Film Criticism 11/1-2 (1987): 43-55.

Toews, J.E. Review of Freud: A Life for Our Time, by P. Gay." Journal of Modern History 63/3 (1991): 504-545.

Ulmen, G. L. "Anthroplogical Theology/Theological Anthropology: Reply to Palaver." Telos No. 93 (Fall 1992): 69-80.

Walker, J. "Voiceless Bodies and Bodiless Voices: The Drama of Human Perception in Coriolanus (Shakespeare Tragedy Obsessed with the Conflict Between Body and Speech)." Shakespeare Quarterly 43/2 (1992): 170-185.

Wedgwood, R. "The Revolutionary Martyrdom of Robbins, Jonatan." Yale Law Journal 100/2 (1990): 229-368.

Williams, James G. "Between Reader and Text: a General Response." Semeia 46 (1989): 169-179.

Williams, T. "Gender Stereotypes in Madame Bovary." Forum for Modern Language Studies 28/2 (1992): 130-139.

Williams, T.J. "Violence and Sacrifice in Mauriac Therese-Desqueyroux." Midwest Quarterly 33/2 (1992): 168-180.

Woolfolk, A. "The 2 Switchmen of Nihilism, Dostoevsky and Nietzsche." Mosaic 22/1 (1989): 71-86.

7) Books applying the mimetic theory

Dupuy, Jean-Pierre. Introduction aux sciences sociales: Logique des phénomènes collectifs. Avec une contribution de Lucien Scubla. Paris: Ellipses, 1992.

Dupuy, Jean-Pierre. Le sacrifice et l'envie: Le libéralisme aux prises avec le justice sociale. Paris: Calman-Lévy, 1992.

Kattenburg Schuler, Nancy. Mimesis und Gewalt: Aspekte der deutschen Literatur im Lichte von René Girards Theorie. Universität Utrecht: unveröffentlichte wissenschaftliche Abschlußarbeit, 1992.

Kufulu Mandunu, Joseph. Das "Kindoki" im Licht der Sündenbocktheologie: Versuch einer christlichen Bewältigung des Hexenglaubens in Schwarz-Afrika. Studien zur interkulturellen Geschichte des Christentums 85. Frankfurt a.M. u.a.: Peter Lang, 1992.

Schwager, Raymund. Dem Netz des Jägers entronnen: Das Jesusdrama nacherzählt von Raymund Schwager. München: Kösel, 1991.

8) Articles applying the mimetic theory

Arias, Judith H. "Don Juan, Cupid, the Devil." Hispania 75/5 (December 1992): 1108-1115.

Arias, Judith H. "Tenorio's Illusory Game." Postscript 9 (1992): 1-7.

Arias, Judith H. "The Devil at Heaven's Door: Metaphysical Desire in Don Juan Tenorio." Hispanic Review 61/1 (Winter 1993): 15-34.

Arias, Judith H. "The Don Juan Myth: A Girardian Perspective. In Modern Myth, ed. D. Bevan, 23-59. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, 1993.

Boyd, Richard. "Imitate Me; Don't Imitate Me: Mimeticism in David Bartholomae's Inventing the University." Journal of Advanced Composition 11/2 (Fall 1991): 335-345.

Culbertson, Diana. "Sacred Victims: Catharsis in the Modern Theatre." Cross Currents: Religion and Intellectual Life 41 (Summer 1991): 179-194.

Dumouchel, Paul. "L'impossible republique chretienne: Hobbes lecteur de la Bible." In Structures et temporalites figures dur desir, de la dette et du sacrifice (Cahiers du CREA 12). Paris: Centre de recherche en epistémologie appliquée, 1988, 309-355.

Dupuy, Jean-Pierre. "Tangled Hierarchies: Self-reference in Philosophy, Anthropology, and Critical Theory." Comparative Criticism 12 (1990): 105-123.

Girard, René. "Collective Violence and Sacrifice in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar." Salmagundi No. 88-89 (1991): 399-419.

Girard, René. "Do You Love Him Because I Do: Mimetic Interaction in Shakespeare's Comedies." Helios 17/1 (1990): 89-107.

Girard, René. "Es saugt das große Rom sich zur Belebung sein Blut aus dir." Der gründende Mord in Julius Caesar. In Julius Caesar (Programmheft der Salzburger Festspiele 1992). Salzburg 1992, 95-107.

Girard, René. "Innere Wut und wilder Bürgerzwist." Gewalttätige Polarisierung in Julius Caesar. In Julius Caesar (Programmheft der Salzburger Festspiele 1992). Salzburg 1992, 85-95.

Girard, René. "Love Delights in Praises: A Reading of The Two Gentlemen of Verona." Philosophy and Literature 13/2 (1989): 231-247.

Girard, René. "A Venda Myth Analyzed." In R. J. Golsan, René Girard and Myth: An Introduction. New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1993, 151-179.

Hardin, Michael. "Mimesis and Domination: The Dynamics of Violence and the Imitation of Christ in Maximus Confessor." ST Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 36/4 (1992): 373-385.

Hunter, D. "Doubling, Mythic Difference, and the Scapegoating of Female Power in Macbeth." Psychoanalytic Review 75/1 (1988): 129-152.

Kitzmüller, Erich. "Magische Geldwirtschaft: Die ruinöse Jagd nach Sicherheit." Kurswechsel No.4 (1992): 28-42.

Lascaris, André. "An Antidote to Violence?" New Blackfriars 74 (1993): 345-355.

Mandrell, J. "Don Juan Tenario as Befundicion, the Question of Repetition and Doubling (Zorrilla)." Hispania 70/1 (1987): 22-30.

McKenna, Andrew J. "Flaubert's Freudian Thing: Violence and Representation in Salammbô." Stanford French Review 12/2-3 (1988): 305-325.

Mitchell, R.N. "Miasma, Mimesis, and Scapegoating in Euripides Hippolytus." Classical Antiquity 10/1 (1991): 97-122.

Orléan, André. "Mimetic Contagion and Speculative Bubbles." Theory and Decision 27/1-2 (1989): 63-92.

Palaver, Wolfgang. "A Girardian Reading of Schmitt's Political Theology." Telos No. 93 (Fall 1992): 43-68.

Schwager, Raymund. "Lieblos und unversehrt: Will Gott Opfer?" Entschluss 48/1 (1993): 4-7.

Strauss, Walter A. "Dostoevsky: The 'Double' Precursor." Helios 17/1 (1990): 121-128.

Williams, James G. "Paraenesis, Excess, and Ethics: Matthew's Rhetoric in the Sermon on the Mount." Semeia No.50 (1990): 163-187.

Williams, James G. "On Job and Writing: Derrida, Girard, and the Remedy-Poison." Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 7:1 (1993): 32-50.