Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes

French structuralist and semiotician
He who reads a story only once is condemned to read the same story his whole life.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Henceforth I would have to cosent to combine two voices: the voice of banality (to say what everyone sees and knows) and the voice of singularity (to replenish such banality with all the élan of an emotion which belonged only to myself).More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Television doomed us to the Family, whose household instrument it has become-what the hearth used to be, flanked by the communal kettle.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The lover's fatal identity is precisely this: I am the one who waits.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For Death must be somewhere in a society; if it is no longer (or less intensely) in religion, it must be elsewhere; perhaps in this image which produces Death while trying to preserve life. Contemporary with the withdrawal of rites, Photography may correspond to the intrusion, in our modern society, of an asymbolic Death, outside of religion, outside of ritual, a kind of abrupt dive into literal Death.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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