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A Lover's Discourse: Fragments

  title={A Lover's Discourse: Fragments},
  author={Roland Barthes},
An insight into the discourse a lover addresses to himself and to the imagined figure of his beloved. The text is structured as a dictionary and written in a series of aphorisms. Barthes is also the author of "On Racine", "Writing Degree Zero" and "Mythologies". 

"A Lover's Discourse": Byblis in Metamorphoses 9*

In Metamorphoses 9, Ovid gives us the story of Byblis, a young woman in love with her brother Caunus. Critical discussion of the tale has focused on the ethical aspects of incest, the mixture of

Love in the Time of Capital

Abstract:This essay begins with Alain Badiou's book, In Praise of Love, and ends with Jean-Luc Godard's film of the same title. Between these narrative poles and drawing on a web of associated

My Metatextual Romance: Thinking With (and About) Jaane Tu Ya Janne Na

Scholars of popular romance fiction have begun to credit the genre with political and aesthetic self-consciousness, a “metatextual turn” that parallels changes in the academic reception of Hindi

Barthes the Phenomenologist and the Being of Literature

Abstract:This essay explores Roland Barthes's recourse to phenomenology, especially in relation to the phenomenology of Husserl and Sartre. Unearthing parallels between Barthes on the eidos of

Shakespeare's wicked pronoun : a Lover's Discourse and love stories

This paper analyses Shakespeare's treatment of love from the theoretical vantage point of Roland Barthes's entry on "gossip" in A Lovers Discourse: Fragments. According to Barthes, love narratives

A Story in Love's Default: André Brink's States of Emergency

epigraphs cited at the beginning of André Brink's recent novel, States of Emergency. In Barthes' "story," in Brink's novel—what does it mean to affirm love as a value and to see writing as the

New Fragments of a Lover’s Discourse: A Creative-Critical Experiment

  • S. Park
  • Art, Sociology
  • 2021
ABSTRACT This article explores how Roland Barthes’s 1977 Fragments d’un discours amoureux (A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments) might provide a model for writing about the medieval Galician-Portuguese

The lonely figure

This essay aims to explore how the voice of memory and its rich resonance in Ana Menéndez’s eponymous short story “In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd” in her collection of that name can be read for and

The Migration of the Mythic Lesbian

  • M. Hall
  • Art
    Journal of lesbian studies
  • 2004
Abstract In the process of becoming increasingly visible and vocal, lesbians have lost the mystique that surrounded their lifestyles in the first half of the twentieth century. This article suggests