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dc.contributor.authorMucignat, Rosa
dc.description.abstractWhen Girard opposes “Romantic lies” to “novelistic truth”, in Desire, Deceit and the Novel, he is not thinking of Keats or Shelley but of the second-hand Romanticism of some literary critics whom he never names. “Romantic critics” extol Don Quixote for living his dream and admire Julien Sorel’s ambition, seeing in them the embodiment of the bogus ideals of originality and spontaneity that they cherish. Literary criticism of this kind, Girard observes, is the victim of the same form of mediated desire that controls the characters of novelsspa
dc.description.abstractCuando Girard opone la "mentira romántica" a la "verdad novelesca", en El deseo, el engaño y la novela, no piensa en Keats o Shelley, sino en el romanticismo de segunda mano de algunos críticos literarios a los que nunca nombra. Los "críticos románticos" ensalzan a Don Quijote por vivir su sueño y admiran la ambición de Julien Sorel, viendo en ellos la encarnación de los falsos ideales de originalidad y espontaneidad que ellos aprecian. La crítica literaria de este tipo, observa Girard, es víctima de la misma forma de deseo mediado que controla a los personajes de las
dc.publisherMichigan State University Pressspa
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMimesis, Desire and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticismspa
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dc.titleFor a Comparative Topography of Desire: Mimetic Theory and the World Mapspa
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