By Roland Barthes
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First released in 1977, Roland Barthes through Roland Barthes is the good literary theorist’s most unusual work—a superb and playful textual content, gracefully combining the non-public and the theoretical to bare Roland Barthes’s tastes, his formative years, his schooling, his passions and regrets.
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Ce qui devait dévier (en lui) la sémiologie, en a d'abord été le principe de jouissance : une sémiologie qui a renoncé au binarisme ne le concerne plus guère. La jeune fille bourgeoise En plein trouble politique, il fait du piano, de l'aquarelle : toutes les fausses occupations d'une jeune fille bourgeoise au x1xe siècle. - J'inverse le problème : qu'est-ce qui, dans les pratiques de la jeune fille bourgeoise d'autrefois, excédait sa féminité et sa classe ? Quelle était l'utopie de ces conduites ?
Qu'est-elle? Un spectacle, une fiction esthétique, peut-être un fantasme? Peut-être avons-nous envie de nous mettre dans le tableau? C'est beau, c'est suffocant, c'est étrange; et de la bêtise, je n'aurais le 55 droit de dire, en somme, que ceci : qu'elle me fascine. La fascination, ce serait le sentiment juste que doit m'inspirer la bêtise (si on en vient à prononcer le nom) : elle m'étreint (elle est intraitable, rien n'a barre sur elle, elle vous prend dans le jeu de la main chaude). L'amour d'une idée Pendant un temps, il s'est enthousiasmé pour le binarisme; le binarisme était pour lui un véritable objet amoureux.
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