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Who is like God? : divine versus demonic authority in the works of Dostoevsky and Flannery O'Connor. (2009-08-24)This dissertation explores issues of authority in the works of Fyodor Dostoevsky and Flannery O'Connor, using René Girard's theory of mimesis. O'Connor and Dostoevsky recognize the rejection of divine authority as the ...