Reading assignments

 

 

Assigned readings for the course


Monday 16 July en Tuesday 17 July - Teacher Sandor Goodhart

  • Girard, R. (1976) [1961] Deceit, desire and the novel. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Dostoyevski, F. (2009) [1864] Notes from Underground. Penguin Classics.


Thursday 19 July and Friday 20 July - Teacher Paul Dumouchel

  • Girard, R. (1979) [1997] Violence and the sacred. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. (Chapters 1, 5, 6, 10, 11.)


Monday 23 July and Tuesday 24 July - Teacher James Alison

  • Girard, R. (1987) [1978] Things hidden since the foundation of the world. Stanford: Stanford University Press.  (Book 2, Chapter 1. The gospel revelation of the founding murder: the curses against the Pharisees, the Passion, the martyrdom of Stephen. Book 2, Chapter 3. The Epistle of the Hebrews, The judgement of Solomon. Book 2, Chapter 4. The logos of Heraclitus and the logos of John.)
  • Adams, R. (1993) Violence, difference, sacrifice: A conversation with René Girard. Religion and Literature, 25, 2, 11-33. See attachment below.
  • Girard, R. (1989) [1982] The scapegoat. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. (Chapter 15.)

 

Thursday 26 July and Friday 27 July - Teacher Mark Anspach

  • Girard, R. (1979) [1997) Violence and the sacred. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. (Chapters 6, 7.)
  • Anspach, M. Why did Isabelle Caro Die? Click here.
  • Anspach, M. The Devil and Carl Jung. Click here.