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From Athens to Managua: Myth and sacrifice in Michele Najlis' Cantos de Ifigenia
(Liverpool University Press, 2012)
Michele Najlis is a Nicaraguan poet whose work emerged alongside the Sandinista insurrection. The Sandinistas were removed from office in 1990, creating, in political and cultural terms, one of those 'boundary situations' ...
"Violence and the Sacred": sacrifice, scapegoating and social conflict in Alfonso Reyes Ifigenia cruel
(Oxford University Press, 2016-10-24)
This article presents a reading of Alfonso Reyes Ifigenia cruel informed by René Girard s theories of mimetic violence and the scapegoating effect . It seeks to foster interest in the complex relationship between the ...