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Dreams of the burning child

sacrificial sons and the father's witness

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction : the body of fatherhood
The deified father and the sacrificial son
Virgil's Aeneid : the history of a wound
Witnessing as theater in Shakespeare
Charles Dickens : a dead hand at a baby
Jonson, Freud, and Lacan : this moving dream
Mourning patriarchy : a return to the crossroads.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-234) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
809/.933520431
Library of Congress
PN56.F37 M55 2003

The Physical Object

Pagination
xii, 239 p. :
Number of pages
239

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3553950M
Internet Archive
dreamsofburningc00mill
ISBN 10
0801440572
LC Control Number
2002007037
Library Thing
9629034
Goodreads
1775508
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