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COV&R-Bulletin No. 18 (April 2000)

Bibliography of Literature on the Mimetic Theory vol. XVIII

Dietmar Regensburger

1) Books concerning the entire work of René Girard

Pensando en la violencia: desde Walter Benjamin, Hannah Arendt, René Girard y Paul Ricoeur, ed. Binaburo, J. A. Bakeaz, Centro de Documentación y Estudios para la Paz. Madrid: Libros de la Catarata, 1994.

Santos, Laura Ferreira dos. Pensar o desejo: Freud, Girard, Deleuze. Braga: Universidade do Minho, 1997.

Teixera, Alfredo. A pedra rejeitada: O eterno retorno da violenca e a singularidade da revelacao evangélica na obra de René Girard. Porto: Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1995.

2) Articles concerning the entire work of René Girard

Hardin, Richard F. "Ritual und Literaturwissenschaft." In. Ritualtheorien: Ein einführendes Handbuch, ed. Belliger, Andrea and Krieger, David J, 339-363. Opladen: Westdetscher Verlag, 1998.

Léger, Marie-France. "La concurrence, la face cachée de la violence." In La Presse, 4 December 1999: B4+.

Neuhaus, Richard John. "The Most Intense Competition: René Girard on "Conspicuous Consumption" among the Affluent." In First Things 74/69 (1997).

Roser, Andreas. "Auschwitz - ein Versöhnungsopfer? Eine Kritik der Kulturanthropologie René Girards." In Sic et non: http://sicetnon.cogito.de/artikel/wesen/girard.htm

Santos, Laura Ferreira dos. "A nao-violencia no pensamento de René Girard." Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 52 (1996): 785-796.

Schubart, Rikke. "Syndebuk, monster, helt: Girard og volden i populaerkulturen." In KandK: Kultur og Klasse. Kritik og Kulturanalyse 27/1 (1999): 53-71.

Sumares, Manuel. "Quanto aos atributos de Deus - De novo, a hipóthese de Réne Girard," Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 50 (1994): 443-447.

Watson, P. J. "Girard and Integration: Desire, Violence, and the Mimesis of Christ as Foundation for Postmodernity." In Journal of Psychology and Theology 26/4 (1998): 311-321.

3) Reviews about single works of René Girard

Diezemann, Nina. "Ein Ritter zu sein, das wär' mein Ideal." Review of "Figuren des Begehrens", by René Girard. In Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 15 February 2000.

Ecker, Ludwig. "Review of "Wenn all das beginnt ... Ein Gespräch mit Michel Treguer", by René Girard." In Theologisch-Praktische Quartalsschrift 146/1 (1998): 83-85.

Léger, Marie-France. "Comprendre la religion à travers la violence." Review of "Je vois Satan tomber comme l'éclair", by René Girard. In La Presse, 4 December 1999: B4+.

4) Books with references to René Girard

Calasso, Roberto. Ka. Aus dem Italienischen von Anna Katharina Fröhlich. Frankfurt a. M.: Suhrkamp, 1999.

Choi, Seong Man. Mimesis und historische Erfahrung: Untersuchungen zur Mimesistheorie Walter Benjamins. Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang, 1997

Elshtain, Jean Bethke. Women and War. With a new Epilogue. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Gott an den Rändern: Sozialgeschichtliche Perspektiven auf die Bibel. Willy Schrottroff zum 65. Geburtstag, ed. Bail, Ulrike. Gütersloh: Kaiser, 1996.

Körtner, Ulrich H. J. Evangelische Sozialethik: Grundlagen und Themenfelder. Göttingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht, 1999.

Maccoby, Hyam. Der Heilige Henker: Die Menschenopfer und das Vermächtnis der Schuld. Aus dem Englischen von Eva Heim. Stuttgart: Thorbecke, 1999.

Neuhaus, Gerd. Kein Weltfrieden ohne christlichen Absolutheitsanspruch: Eine religionstheologische Auseinandersetzung mit Hans Küngs "Projekt Weltethos". Quaestiones Disputatae 175. Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1999.

Philosophie der UnVerbindlichkeit: Einführung in ein ausstehendes Denken, ed. Janssen, Paul a.o. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 1995.

Vattimo, Gianni. Die transparente Gesellschaft. Herausgegeben von Peter Engelmann. Wien: Edition Passagen, 1992.

Vanderhaar, Gerard A. Beyond Violence: In the Spirit of the Non-Violent Christ. Mystic: Twenty-Third Publications, 1998.

Vattimo, Gianni. Jenseits der Interpretation: Die Bedeutung der Hermeneutik für die Philosophie. Aus dem Italienischen von Martina Kempter. Frankfurt, New York: Campus Verlag, 1997.

Whitmer,-Barbara. The Violence Mythos. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997.

5) Articles with references to René Girard

Alford, C. F. "Whistle-Blowers: How Much We Can Learn from Them Depends on How Much We Can Give Up." In American Behavioral Scientist 43/2 (1999): 264-277.

Bartsch, S. "Ars and the Man: The Politics of Art in Virgil's "Aeneid"." In Classical Philology 93/4 (1998): 322-342.

Bell, V. "Mimesis as Cultural Survival: Judith Butler and Anti-Semitism." In Theory Culture & Society 16/2 (1999): 133+.

Bollinger, L. "Miracles Are Expensive: The Complicated Metaphors of Subjectivity in the "Sacred Fount"." In Henry James Review 20/1 (1999): 51-68.

Burwick, F. Lessings "Laokoon": Context and Reception." In Poetics Today 20/2 (1999): 147-154.

Chester, D. K. The Theodicy of Natural Disasters: Christianity, Suffering, and Responsibility." In Scottish Journal of Theology 51/4 (1998): 485-504.

Cohen, P. "Rethinking the Diasporama." In Patterns of Prejudice 33/1 (1999): 3-22.

Collins, Douglas. "From Myth to Market: Bataille's Americas Lost and Found ." In Anthropoetics V/ 2 (Fall 1999/Winter 2000): http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/

Curran, V. G. "The Legalization of Racism in a Constitutional State: Democracy Suicide in Vichy France." In Hastings Law Journal 50/1 (1998): 1-96.

Davidson, C. "The Sacrifice of Isaac in Medieval English Drama." In Papers on Language and Literature 35/1 (1999): 28-55.

Day, R. E. "The Virtual Game: Objects, Groups, and Games in the Works of Pierre Levy." In Information Society 15/4 (1999): 265-271.

Dillon, M. "Another Justice." In Political Theory 27/2 (1999): 155-175.

Falvo, J. "Ritual and Ceremony in Boccaccio's "Decameron"." In Modern Language Notes 114/1 (1999): 143-156.

Fernie, E. "Shame in "Othello"." In Cambridge Quarterly 28/1 (1999): 19-45.

Filihia, M. "Rituals of Sacrifice in Early Post?European Contact Tonga and Tahiti." In Journal of Pacific History 34/1 (1999): 5-22.

Gans, Eric. "Adorers of Literature Scared of Criticism". In Chronicles of Love and Resentment No. 188, November 20, 1999: http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/views/vw188.htm

Gans, Eric. "Oulipo." In Chronicles of Love and Resentment No. 187, November 6, 1999:http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/views/vw187.htm

Gans, Eric. "Postmodern GA." In Chronicles of Love and Resentment No. 180, September 4, 1999: http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/views/vw180.htm

Gans, Eric. "Sacrificing Culture." In Chronicles of Love and Resentment No. 184, October 9, 1999 http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/views/vw184.htm

Gans, Eric. "Three Kinds of Authority." In Chronicles of Love and Resentment No. 186, October 30, 1999: http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/views/vw186.htm

Gans, Eric. "The Last Word in Lyric: Mallarme's Silent Siren." In New Literary History 30/4 (1999): 785-814.

Gans, Eric. "Whither GA?" In Chronicles of Love and Resentment No. 197, February 5, 2000: http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/views/vw197.htm

Gefin, L. K. "Auerbach Stendhal: Realism, Figurality, and Refiguration." In Poetics Today 20/1 (1999): 27-40.

Germino. D. and Fennema, M. "Antonio Gramsci on the Culture of Violence and Its Overturning." In Philosophical Forum 29/3-4 (1998): 182-205.

Gunkel, D. "Escape Velocity: "Exodus" and Postmodernism." In Soundings 81/3-4 (1998): 439-459.

Jenkins, J. L. "The Little Hour of Violence: Domesticity and Desire in James' the "Other House"." In Henry James Review 20/2 (1999): 166-184.

Jones, J. "The Beauty Queen as Deified Sacrificial Victim." In Theatre History Studies 18 (1998): 99-106.

Kenney, T. "From Francesca to Francesco: Transcribing the Tale of Passion from the "Inferno" the "Paradiso", or Thomas Aquinas as Romancier." In Religion & Literature 31/1 (1999): 61-73.

Kirsner, Inge. "Heilige und blutige Hochzeiten: Zum Begriff des Opfers im Film." In Wenn Kunst zum Kult wird: Die Wiederentdeckung des Kultes in der Kunst - Anfragen an die Religion, ed. Anhelm, Fritz Erich, 59-75. Loccumer Protokolle 8/97. Loccum: Evangelische Akademie Loccum, 1997.

Kohan, K. "Victims of Metaphor in the "Wings of the Dove"." In Henry James Review 20/2 (1999): 135-154.

Kramer, Kirsten. "Phantasmen des Historischen: Zur Poetik der Geschichte in Chateaubriands "Mémoires d'outre-tombe"." In Mimesis und Simulation, ed. Kablitz, Andreas and Neumann, Gerhard, 631-668. Rombach Wissenschaften: Reihe Litterae 52. Freiburg im Breisgau: Rombach, 1998.

Lacapra, D. "Trauma, Absence, Loss." In Critical Inquiry 25/4 (1999): 696-727.

Livingston, P. "Intentionalism in Aesthetics." In New Literary History 29/4 (1998): 831-846.

Macadam, A. "The Rhetoric of Jealousy in Machado de Assis' "Dom Casmurro"." In Hispanic Review 67/1 (1999): 51-62.

Mavroudeas, S. "Regulation Theory: The Road from Creative Marxism to Postmodern Disintegration." In Science & Society 63/3 (1999): 310-337.

Murphy, Nancy. "John Howard's Yoder Systematic Defence of Christian Pacifism." In The Wisdom of the Cross: Essays in Honor of John Howard Yoder, ed. Hauerwas, Stanley a.o., 45-68. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1999.

Nordhofen, Eckhard. "Die Zukunft des Monotheismus." In Merkur 53 (1999): 828-846.

Nothelle?Wildfeuer, Ursula. "Kirche im Kontrast oder Kirche in der Welt? Zur Grundlegung und Eigenart christlicher Weltverantwortung." In Münchner Theologische Zeitschrift 43 (1992) 347-366.

Oconnor, M. "Mana, Magic and (Post?)Modernity: Dissenting Futures in Aotearoa." In Futures 31/2 (1999): 171-190.

Oliveira, Maria Clara Costa. "A Autopoiesis e a fundamentacao das Ciencas Humanas." In Revista de Educacao 3/2 (1993): 9-22.

Palermo, G. B. and Ross, L. E. "Mass Murder, Suicide, and Moral Development: Can We Separate the Adults from the Juveniles." In International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Crimonology 43/1 (1999): 8-20.

Pippin, T. "Job?Xlii,1?6,10?17: Between Text and Sermon." In Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 53/3 (1999): 299-303.

Plesch, V. "Killed by Words: Grotesque Verbal Violence and Tragic Atonement in French Passion?Plays." In Comparative Drama 33/1 (1999): 22-55.

Provenzano, V. "Le?Non?Danti?Oedipe." In Literature and Psychology 45/3 (1999): 51-62.

Rasula, J. "When the Exception Is the Rule: "Don Quixote" as Incitement to Literature." In Comparative Literature 51/2 (1999): 123-151.

Ray, L. "Fundamentalism, Modernity and the New Jacobins." In Economy and Society 28/2 (1999): 198-221.

Ray, L. "Memory, Trauma and Genocidal Nationalism." In Sociological Research Online 4/2 (1999): U13-U22.

Reid, R. L. "Epiphanal Encounters in Shakespearean Dramaturgy." In Comparative Drama 32/4 (1998): 518-540.

Remshardt, R. E. "Dionysus in Deutschland: Nietzsche, Gruber, and the "Bacchae"." In Theatre Survey 40/1 (1999): 30-49.

Rix, R. W. "Was Oedipus Framed?: The Suspension of Guilt in Sophocles' "Oedipus Rex"." In Orbis Litterarum 54/2 (1999): 134-145.

Scodel, R. "Domon Agalma: Virgin Sacrifice and Aesthetic Object." In Transactions of the American Philolocical Association 126 (1996): 111-128.

Tietchen, T. F. "Samplers and Copycats: The Cultural Implications of the Postmodern Slasher in Contemporary American Film." In Journal of Popular Film and Television 26/3 (1998): 98-107.

Toole, D. C. "Divine Ecology and the Apocalypse: A Theological Description of Natural Disasters and the Environmental Crisis." In Theology Today 55/4 (1999): 547-561.

Vandenberghe, F. "The Real Is Relational: An Epistemological Analysis of Pierre Bourdieu's Generative Structuralism." In Sociological Theory 17/1 (1999): 32-67.

Wallace, J. R. "Reading the Rhetoric of Seduction in "Izumi Shikibu Nikki"." In Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 58/2 (1998): 481-512.

Yamamoto, K. "The Origin of Ethics and Social?Order in a Society Without State Power." In Collegium Antropologicum 23/1 (1999): 221-229.

Yared.. A. "In the Name of Annah: Islam and Salam in Joyce's "Finnegans Wake"." In James Joyce Quarterly 35/2-3 (1998): 401-438.

6) Books applying the mimetic theory

Bellinger, Charles K. The Genealogy of Violence: Reflections on Creation, Freedom, and Evil. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Dumouchel, Paul and Dupuy, Jean-Pierre. Die Hölle der Dinge: René Girard und die Logik der Ökonomie (L'enfer des choses, german). Mit einem Nachwort von René Girard. Herausgegeben von Erich Kitzmüller und Herwig Büchele. Aus dem Französischen von Vanessa Redak und Erich Kitzmüller. Beiträge zur mimetischen Theorie 9. Thaur: Druck-und Verlagshaus; Münster: LIT, 1999.

Girard, René: Je vois Satan tomber comme l'éclair. Paris: Grasset, 1999.

Goodhart, Sandor. Sacrificing Commentary: Reading the End of Literature. Baltimore, London: The John Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Head, Hayden?Maxwell. Envy, Emulation, and Scapegoating in Shakespeare's Second Tetralogy: A Girardian Reading of "Richard II" through "Henry V". Ph. D. Diss., University of Dallas, 1998.

Korusiewicz, Maria. Kategoria tragicznosci w mysli René Girarda. Ph. D. Diss., University of Slaski, Katowice, 1998.

Mabiala ma Kobola, Felix. Erlösung und Entwicklung der Völker: Die Problematik der Gewalt, der Inkulturationsprozeß in Schwarzafrika und die Neugeburt zum Leben in Fülle. Theologia Actualis 1. Winzer: Duschl, 1998.

Niewiadomski, Józef. Herbergsuche: Auf dem Weg zu einer christlichen Identität in der modernen Kultur. Beiträge zur mimetischen Theorie 7. Thaur: Druck- und Verlagshaus; Münster: LIT, 1999.

Silva, Joao Henrique. Essai coisa que nos olha no espelho: René Girard e uma leitura girardiana de um romance de Milan Kunderna. Porto: Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1998.

Taylor, Simon J. Sacrifice, Revelation and Salvation in the Thought of René Girard. Ph. D. Diss., University of Oxford, 1998.

Wallace, Mark I. Fragments of the Spirit: Nature, Violence, and the Renewal of Creation. New York: Continuum, 1996.

7) Articles applying the mimetic theory

Agawukakraba, Y. "Desire, Psychoanalysis, and Violence: Juan Jose El Millas' "Desorden de Tu Nombre"." In Anales de la Literatura Espanola Contemporanea 24/1-2 (1999): 17-34.

Austin, Ronald. "Sacrificing Images: Violence and the Movies." In Image: A Journal of the Arts and Religion 20 (Summer 1998): 23-28.

Bandera, Cesareo. "Tasso and the Epic: A Girardian Reading." In Annali d' Italianistica 15 (1997): 109-124.

Cochetti, Stefano. "Die Aporie des Heiligen: Der Opferbegriff bei Bataille und Girard." In Georges Bataille. Vorreden zur Überschreitung, ed. Hetzel, Andreas and Wiechens, Peter, 243-256. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 1999.

Cocetti, Stefano. "Emanzipation der Rache und mimetischer Glaube: Die nukleare Abschreckung im Rückblick. Ein neomimetisch?kommunikationstheoretischer Ansatz." In Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen 6/1 (1999) 41-91.

Desmond, John F. "Violence and the Christian Mystery: A Way to Read Flannery O'Connor." In Flannery O'Connor and the Christian Mystery, ed. Murphy, John J. a.o., 129-147. Provo, UT: Center for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University, 1997.

Dunn, J. A. "Charlotte Dacre and the Feminization of Violence." In Nineteenth-Century Literature 53/3 (1998): 307-327.

Durand, Alain?Philippe. "Le Monde d'O fisico prodigioso selon Girard." In Romance Notes 37/2 (1997): 207-216

Girard, Rene, Gregory, Patrick (translator). "From Mimetic Desire to the Monstrous Double." In Mimesis, Masochism, and Mime: The Politics of Theatricality in Contemporary French Thought, ed. Murray, Timothy, 87-111. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997.

Graarup, Kasper. "Den korsfaestede idiot: Dmitrij Karamazov, mimetisk begaer og jurodstvo." In Svantevit: Dansk Tidsskrift for Slavistik 19/2 (1998): 49-66.

Grote, J. and Sun, P. H. "Prelapsarian Perfection and Blurred Distinctions." In Technology and Culture 40/4 (1999): 866-871.

Herzog, Markwart. "Scharfrichterliche Medizin: Zu den Beziehungen zwischen Henker und Arzt, Schafott und Medizin." In Medizinhistorisches Journal 29/4 (1994): 309-331.

Palaver, Wolfgang. "Biblisches Ethos und Politik." In Theologische Ethik heute: Antworten für eine humane Zukunft. Hans Halter zum 60. Geburtstag, ed. Bondolfi, Alberto and Münk, Hans J., 353-370. Zürich: NZN Buchverlag, 1999.

Palaver, Wolfgang. "Christliche Ethik." In Perspektiven der Ethik, ed. Reinalter, Helmut, 177-201. Interdisziplinäre Forschungen 8. Innsbruck: Studien?Verlag, 1999.

Perlmutter, Dawn. "The Sacrificial Aesthetic: Blood Rituals from Art to Murder ." In Anthropoetics V/ 2 (Fall 1999/Winter 2000): http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/

Placher, W. C. "Christ Takes Our Place: Rethinking Atonement." In Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 53/1 (1999): 5-20.

Regard, Frederic. "Shakespeare, Joyce, Burgess: Le Roman d'une vie "mimetique"." In La Biographie litteraire en Angleterre (XVIIe - XXe siecles): Configurations, reconfigurations du soi artistique, ed. Regard, Frederic. 199?221. Saint?Etienne: Universite de Saint-Etienne, 1999.

Schneider, M. "Problematic Differences: Conflictive Mimesis in Lessing's "Laokoon"." In Poetics Today 20/2 (1999): 273-289.

Tijmes, Pieter. "Philosophy in the Service of People." In Technology in Society 21/2 (1999): 175-189.

Valletta, Clement. "A "Christian Dispersion" in Don DeLillo's "The Names"." In Christianity and Literature 47/4 (1998): 403-425.

Dietmar Regensburger
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