Inopem me copia fecit: signes of Narcissus in Augustine's Confessions.

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Author:Laurie J. CHURCHILL
Volume:10
Pages:373-379
Notes:Augustine's narrative at Confessions I,18; IV,4,6, and 11; VIII,7; XIII,15, evokes the figures of Narcissus not only because of its emphasis on the attraction to apparance rather than substance and the dangers of self-love, but also because it illustrates that "fallen" language predisposes humans to confuse signifier with signified.
Periodical:Classical & Modern Literature
Format:Article
Topic:- Biography > Relations and Sources > Paganism > paganism: themes > Mythology > Narcissus
- Works > Confessiones > Topics > [Narcisse]
Status:Needs Review
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