Roland Barthes Quote

To know that one does not write for the other, to know that these things I am going to write will never cause me to be loved by the one I love (the other), to know that writing compensates for nothing, sublimates nothing, that it is precisely there where you are not—this is the beginning of writing.


A lover's discourse: fragments (ed. Penguin Books, 1990)

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To know that one does not write for the other, to know that these things I am going to write will never cause me to be loved by the one I love (the...

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To know that one does not write for the other, to know that these things I am going to write will never cause me to be loved by the one I love (the...

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To know that one does not write for the other, to know that these things I am going to write will never cause me to be loved by the one I love (the...

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To know that one does not write for the other, to know that these things I am going to write will never cause me to be loved by the one I love (the...