Dog's Dinner

"You're not loved because you're lovable, you're lovable 'cause you're loved."

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Hommage to Barthes

From the rough draft of a "senior thesis" type thing for lit. class by one of the third-year extramural English Philology students:

"An Essay on Criticism" was the first poem who wrote Alexander Pope.

Yet these students have never read anything of Barthes, let alone the phrase "The author does not write, he is written"! This proves that we all intuit his truth somehow or other, deep down.


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