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Desire and Lack of Being (Ideas of the West: Book 1)
(2013)
  • Raoul Mortley
Abstract
Extract: Western literature and philosophy characterize the human being as being gripped by a violent and mysterious desire, or thirst for something else, something other than oneself. We will first consider the way in which this theme manifests itself in antiquity.
Keywords
  • psalms,
  • culture,
  • English literature,
  • literary classics
Publication Date
May, 2013
Publisher
Delacroix Press
ISBN
9780959416510
Publisher Statement
Mortley, R. (2013). Desire and Lack of Being: Ideas of the West. Australia: Delacroix Press.

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Citation Information
Raoul Mortley. Desire and Lack of Being (Ideas of the West: Book 1). 1Gold Coast, Australia(2013) p. 1 - 17
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/raoul_mortley/41/