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The mutilating God : authorship and authority in the narrative of conversion / Gerald Peters.

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Subject: Narration (Rhetoric) > Psychological aspects.
Autobiography > Authorship.
Conversion in literature.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Authority in literature.
Literature, Modern > History and criticism.
Narration > Aspect psychologique.
Autobiographie > Art d'écrire.
Conversion dans la littérature.
Identité (Psychologie) dans la littérature.
Autorité dans la littérature.
Littérature > Histoire et critique.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0585184712
  • ISBN: 9780585184715
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (178 pages)
  • Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-175) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Hieroglyphic Phase -- The Hieratic Phase -- The Demotic Phase -- Conversion and the Symbolic Order -- Authorizing the Self in Joyce's Portrait -- Freud's "Magic Slate" and Stephen Dedalus's Aesthetic -- The Mirror of the Text: Rilke's "Other Self" -- Rilke's God -- The Vicissitudes of an "Instinct" in the Conversion of Paul -- Inside the Writing Machine: The Diary of Winston Smith -- Reforming Desire -- Unified Self/"Docile Body" -- Epitome: The Dream of Salvation -- Epilogue: Kafka's "Nightmare."
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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