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us: Girard, René, 1923-2015


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • René Noël Théophile Wikipedia, viewed Nov. 12, 2015
  • Variants

    • us: Girard, René Noel, 1923-2015
    • us: Zhirar, Rene, 1923-2015
    • us: Жирар, Рене, 1923-2015
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1923-12-25
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-11-04
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Avignon (France)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Stanford (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) France
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Académie française
        • Affiliation Start: 2005
        • Affiliation End: 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Nov. 12, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Stanford University
        • Affiliation Start: 1981
        • Affiliation End: 1995
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Nov. 12, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Collège des Bernardins (Paris, France)
        • Affiliation Start: 2008
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        fre
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) College teachers
          (lcsh) Philosophers
            (lcsh) Medievalists
              (lcsh) Anthropologists
                (lcsh) Critics
                  (lcsh) Theologians
              • Use For

              • Sources

                • found: Mensonge romantique et vérité romanesque, 1961.
                • found: The Girard reader, c1996: CIP galley (b. Dec. 25, 1923 in Avignon; Baccalaureate in Philosophy, Lycée of Avignon, 1941; attended École des chartes in Paris, 1941-1947, graduated as archiviste-paléographe (specialist in medieval studies; Ph.D. in history from Indiana University, 1950)
                • found: Indiana Univ. manual cat. (hdg.: Girard, René Noel)
                • found: Anthropologies du monde et pensée chrétienne, 2009: t.p. (René Girard) p. 178 (Académie française, professeur émérite à l'Université de Stanford, premier titulaire de la chaire du Collège des Bernardins (2008))
                • found: Dostoevskiĭ, 2013: title page (Rene Zhirar) added title page (René Girard)
                • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Nov. 12, 2015 (in obituary published Nov. 10: René Girard; b. Dec. 25, 1923, Avignon; d. Nov. 4, Stanford, Calif., aged 91; his explorations of literature and myth helped establish influential theories about how people are motivated to want things; had lived and taught in the United States since 1950 but continued to write in French)
              • Editorial Notes

                • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
              • Change Notes

                • 1980-07-01: new
                • 2015-11-12: revised
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