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patricidal

adjective Referring to the killing of one’s father.
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In instance of the latter, Karanth has provided a translation of the book of the Babhruvahana Kalaga, based on Laksmisa's Jaimini Bharata - which may be of some interest to readers of this journal in view of Robert Goldman's and William Sax's recent discussions of that interesting patricidal theme (see JAOS 117 [1997]: 278ff.
Presa tra il triestino materno e l'italiano paterno scegliera il secondo ma scegliera anche un volontario esilio che le permette di creare "a mediating condition between matricidal and patricidal tensions by deterritorializing the spheres and by reterritorializing her creative realms of authority.
If my argument has presented the liberal novel as unduly patricidal, it is only one side of the story; the other is that it has proved strong enough to sustain its continuity and development, even its transformation.
In choosing violence - and that is what it's all about from the beginning - and violence against the father, the son - or patricidal writing - cannot fail to expose himself, too.
Kant's notion of genius and the related idea of exemplary originality in the Critique of Judgment have been read by Paul Guyer and Timothy Gould as implying a zero-sum game in which all creative artists are willy-nilly patricidal in relation to their predecessors and suicidal in relation to their successors.
But in spite of its strictly enforced supplementarity, writing infiltrates presence, and threatens the intimate, familial bond of fatherhood: "From the position of the holder of the scepter, the desire of writing is indicated, designated, and denounced as a desire for orphanhood and patricidal subversion.
It had considerable currency in the 1960s, for example, when young radicals (always a minority, not `a generation') opposed to capitalism, imperialism, the military-industrial complex and war in Indo-China were dismissed as re-enacting patricidal narratives deeply etched in the human psyche.