By Roland Barthes

A Lover’s Discourse, at its 1978 e-book, was once progressive: Roland Barthes made extraordinary use of the instruments of structuralism to discover the whimsical phenomenon of affection. wealthy with references starting from Goethe’s Werther to Winnicott, from Plato to Proust, from Baudelaire to Schubert, A Lover’s Discourse artfully attracts a portrait during which each reader will locate echoes of themselves.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Lover's Discourse: Fragments PDF

Similar philosophy books

Which World Is the Real One? (The Selected Works of Arne Naess, Volume 3)

Arne Naess is taken into account essentially the most vital philosophers of the 20th century. He has been a vastly prolific writer, but his works as an entire have remained mostly unavailable – previously. Springer made to be had for the 1st time, a definitive 10-volume choice of Arne Naess’s life’s works: the chosen Works of Arne Naess.

Traités 51-54 : Sur la vie de Plotin et la mise en ordre de ses livres

Né en Égypte au début du IIIè siècle apr. J. -C. , Plotin s'installe à Rome en 246, en terre stoïcienne, pour y enseigner les principes d'une philosophie platonicienne et y inaugurer l. a. culture qu'on dit aujourd'hui "néoplatonicienne ".

Between Leibniz, Newton, and Kant: Philosophy and Science in the Eighteenth Century

It's a truism that philosophy and the sciences have been heavily associated within the age of Leibniz, Newton, and Kant; yet a extra specified choice of the constitution and dynamics of this linkage is needed. the subject material of this quantity is the interactions one of the advancements in philosophy and the changes that different branches of sciences, Baconian in addition to classical, underwent in this interval.

Additional info for A Lover's Discourse: Fragments

Sample text

This Th is is then acted out as a play. The selling setting represents the inte interior rior of a cafe; we have a waiting. In the Prologue, the th e sole actor rendezvous, I am waiting. of the play (and with reason), reason) . I discern and indicate the delay;; this delay is as yet on only other's delay ly a mathematical, mathematical , computable comput able entity (I ( I look at my watch several scve ral times); the Prologue P rologue ends with a bbrainstorm rainstorm:: I decide to "take it badly," anxiety bad ly," I release the an xicty of waiting.

Enough that, that , in a flash, fla sh, I[ should see the other in the guise gu ise of an inert object, like a kind of stuffed doll, for me to shift sh ift my desire from this annulled object to my desire desi re itself; itse lf; it is my desire I desire, and the loved being is no more grea t mo re than its tool. I rejoice at the thought of such a great person whom II have cause, which leaves far behind it the person made into its pretext (at least this thi s is what II tell myself, happy to raise myself by lowering the other): II sacrifice the image to the Image-repertoire.

Fureur). language: Mme fo,l me de Sevigne ~vignc 1. X, who left for his vacation without I. wit hout me, me. has has shown no signs of life since his departure: departure : accident? acciden t? post-office strike? indifference? distancing maneuver? ma neuver? exercise of a passing pass ing impulse impu lse of autonomy (("His " His youth deafens him, him , he he fails to hear")? or simple innocence? I grow increasingly fai ls or increasingly anxious, pass through each act of the waiting-scenario.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 47 votes