Roland Barthes Quote

Literature is like phosphorus: it shines with its maximum brilliance and the moment when it attempts to die.


Barthes: Selected Writings (ed. 1983)

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Literature is like phosphorus: it shines with its maximum brilliance and the moment when it attempts to die.

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Literature is like phosphorus: it shines with its maximum brilliance and the moment when it attempts to die.

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Literature is like phosphorus: it shines with its maximum brilliance and the moment when it attempts to die.

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Literature is like phosphorus: it shines with its maximum brilliance and the moment when it attempts to die.