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"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 ...
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' ...