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"sign breaking" or the defiling of the sacred status of signs (a term defined by Roland Barthes)

vii

no denunciation without its proper instrument of close analysis, no semiology which cannot ultimately be acknowledged as a semioclasm

quoting Barthes from somewhere in Myth Today

—p.vii Translator's Note by Richard Howard (vii) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

no denunciation without its proper instrument of close analysis, no semiology which cannot ultimately be acknowledged as a semioclasm

quoting Barthes from somewhere in Myth Today

—p.vii Translator's Note by Richard Howard (vii) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

(noun) a soft jelly or porridge made with flour or meal / (noun) any of several sweet desserts / (noun) mummery mumbo jumbo

viii

I detected an echo of good British common sense in the face of a bit too much Gallic flummery

—p.viii Translator's Note by Richard Howard (vii) by Richard Howard
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3 years, 4 months ago

I detected an echo of good British common sense in the face of a bit too much Gallic flummery

—p.viii Translator's Note by Richard Howard (vii) by Richard Howard
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3 years, 4 months ago

(noun) the quality or state of being pusillanimous; cowardliness

5

all of Thauvin's actions, his treachers, his cruelties, his pusillanimities

—p.5 In The Ring (3) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

all of Thauvin's actions, his treachers, his cruelties, his pusillanimities

—p.5 In The Ring (3) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

(adjective) distinctive, capable of distinguishing; (of a mark or sign) serving to indicate different pronunciations of a letter above or below which it is written

6

Wrestling is a sort of diacritical writing

—p.6 In The Ring (3) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

Wrestling is a sort of diacritical writing

—p.6 In The Ring (3) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

philosophical and metaphysical theories of divine presence in which the divine encompasses or is manifested in the material world

10

What is involved, then, of course, is an immanent justice.

of "payback" in wrestling

—p.10 In The Ring (3) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

What is involved, then, of course, is an immanent justice.

of "payback" in wrestling

—p.10 In The Ring (3) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

(noun) a folk custom in which the community gives a noisy, discordant mock serenade, frequently with pounding on pots and pans, also known as rough music

12

Certain fights, and the most successful ones, are crowned with a final charivari, a kind of frenzied fantasia

—p.12 In The Ring (3) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

Certain fights, and the most successful ones, are crowned with a final charivari, a kind of frenzied fantasia

—p.12 In The Ring (3) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

a tendency to extreme loquacity

23

The second advantage of this logorrhea is that by its imperative character it passes quite naturally for the writer's very essence.

—p.23 The Writer on Vacation (22) by Roland Barthes
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The second advantage of this logorrhea is that by its imperative character it passes quite naturally for the writer's very essence.

—p.23 The Writer on Vacation (22) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

(adjective) empyreal / (noun) the highest heaven or heavenly sphere in ancient and medieval cosmology usually consisting of fire or light / (noun) the true and ultimate heavenly paradise / (noun) firmament heavens / (noun) an ideal place or state

23

the man of letters quickly returns to the empyrean he shares with the professionals of the vocation

—p.23 The Writer on Vacation (22) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

the man of letters quickly returns to the empyrean he shares with the professionals of the vocation

—p.23 The Writer on Vacation (22) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

(noun) the usually ironic or humorous use of words in senses opposite to the generally accepted meanings (as in “this giant of 3 feet 4 inches”)

27

All such things inform us, by antiphrasis, about a certain ideal nature of everyday life

on the wondrous way in which the press recounts the quotidian behaviour of the royals on the cruise

—p.27 The "Blue Blood" Cruise (26) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

All such things inform us, by antiphrasis, about a certain ideal nature of everyday life

on the wondrous way in which the press recounts the quotidian behaviour of the royals on the cruise

—p.27 The "Blue Blood" Cruise (26) by Roland Barthes
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3 years, 4 months ago

(noun) any of a Tibetan breed of small dogs that have a dense coat of long hard straight hair, a heavy fall over the eyes, heavy whiskers and beard, and a well-feathered tail curled over the back

27

securing their rarity like that of Lhasa apsos on Earth

—p.27 The "Blue Blood" Cruise (26) by Roland Barthes
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securing their rarity like that of Lhasa apsos on Earth

—p.27 The "Blue Blood" Cruise (26) by Roland Barthes
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