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Paperback, 144 pages
Published 1994 by Echinox (first published February 1st 1973)
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Miss Ravi
Jan 08, 2016 Miss Ravi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ادبیات
نباید انتظار داشته باشید آدم با یکبار خواندنِ کتابهای رولان بارت بتواند ریویویی برایاش بنویسد. فقط میدانم که باید عاشقش باشم. بهخاطر سختیِ جملههاش و آن احترام بیاندازهای که برای متن و خواننده قائل است. میدانم که باید چقدر بالغتر از این باشم که بتوانم هرچیزی را که نوشته، بیواسطه درک کنم.

*کتاب معنا را میآفریند، معنا زندگی را. -از متن کتاب
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Joshua Nomen-Mutatio
Read as poetry it's beautiful (that's where the four stars come from). As philosophy it's vague and blemished. As literary theory it's highly questionable.

I'd need a quick refresher to get more detailed. It's been over five years since I read it. I just hesitantly raised it from a three star rating to a four. The operative word there being hesitantly.

In a fairly recent interview, John Searle--a contemporary and now elder philosopher--makes a great couple of points about academic writing in gene
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Stela

When Sigmund Reads…

I definitely have to re-read this essay in French – besides wondering all along how some sentence had been formulated originally I had the strange feeling that some point was missed in translation (and not at all because it is a bad translation, far from it, but because the study juggles with many a French language subtlety).

That being said, I would like to emphasize that The Pleasure of the Text is exactly about what the title announces: pleasure, literally speaking, that i
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Hadrian
The Pleasure of the Text is a short, baffling, deeply passionate book about the pleasures of reading and writing. Barthes' writing is unusually thick with allusion and ambiguity, often like a Zen koan (Usually this is a most tiresome comparison, but it makes sense here).

Barthes talks about style, voice, meaning and the difference between what he calls 'pleasure' and 'bliss', where 'bliss' is the ideal of a text, and he compares the finding of bliss to watching a striptease, except that we get t
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Manny
Aug 01, 2015 Manny marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Pooya Kiani
از کتابهایی که هر نویسنده باید بارها بخونه. بوطیقای باز نوشتن و باز خوندن و نمرده نوشتن و نمرده خوندن و تصویرکنندهی یک نظام ادبی قدرتمند که نه از شخص و نه از فکر یا ایدئولوژی یا تز و آنتیتزهای لحظهای و لمحهای، که از زبان و تاثیرگذاری و تاثیرپذیری و جریان سیال هنریادبی قدرتی فزاینده و زاینده و نمیرا به دست میاره. ترجمهی آقای یزدانجو الحق بد نبود ولی ای کاش ایشون به جای پرکاری، رو به وسواسهای موندگار میآورد. ...more
Eman Alshareef


هناك مقولة ساخرة عن النقاد سمعتها في فلمين: الفلم الحائز على الاوسكار لعام
2014
Birdman
وفلم
Finding forster
المقولة هي أن من لا يستطيع أن يكون فناناً فإنه يصبح ناقداً، المقولة غير دقيقة ومجحفة في حق النقاد، لإنه بإمكان النقد أن يكون ابداعياً كما يكون فعل القراءة في حد ذاته فعلاً إبداعياً، وهما عملان متلازمان، وجود أحدهما يلزم وجود الآخر.
جبرا ابراهيم جبرا في كتابه الفن والفعل والحلم، الكتاب الذي ركز في مجموعة مقالات على العملية الإبداعية في الفنون، وكان النقد جزء لا يتجزأ عن الفنون التي عرفتها الإ
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Tosh
Jun 22, 2008 Tosh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am a Roland Barthes nut, and nothing he has done ever disappointed me. The actual act of reading is something that interests me as well. Barthes nails down the enjoyment of looking at a work and discovering it's textures and sensuality.
Nahid Khasy
باید دوباره بخونمش. خوب نفهمیدم. سخت بود. به قول خودش یه زخمه هایی زدم یا شایدم متن یه زخمه هایی بهم زد.ه
علی
Barthes description on joy of the both ”readerly” and ”writerly” texts, depends on you’re reading a fiction or a theory text.
وقتی بارت از "متن" سخن می گوید، انگاری به یک لذت اروتیک می اندیشد. در مورد برخی متن ها همچون نوشته های "ساد"، از حسی ورای لذت سخن می گوید. بیش از سی سال از هنگامی که بارت نوشت؛ "متن لذت می دهد، چون بیرون از ماست و با لذت نوشته شده است". پس از آن بود که "متن" در نزد منتقدان و نویسندگان اعتباری دیگر یافت. جز آنچه بابک احمدی در مورد این کتاب بارت نوشته (ساختار و تاویل متن) چی
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رائد الجشي
ربما لو كانت الترجمة افضل واكثر سلالسة في نقل المعلومة بصياغة عربية افضل لكن الكتاب افضل
الا انه رغم ما نبذله من عناء في هجس المراد من الاصل والشك في جناية الترجمة عليه ورغم الاشارات الكثيرة الى نصوص غير مهمشة او مشار الى عناوينها تبقى للكتاب لذته المعرفية والفكرية الخاصة التي قد تقذف في ذهننا سؤالا عن الفرق بين كتابة اللذة والكتابة عن اللذة
واشياء أخرى
Alexis Hall
Review brought to you courtesy of Book Project 2015.

First of all, it's Barthes, so his prose is poetry.

Secondly this is only the piece of lit crit I have ever read that addresses the fact that reading is pleasurable.

Shock.
عبدالله
Nov 23, 2015 عبدالله rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
شيّقة جدا، القراءة لبارت رغم صعوبته.
هنا يتحدث عن اللذة في النص أو (نظرية النص) وسرعان ماسيقول بأننا سنفتح النص يوما بحثا عن اللذة فيه.
كان قبل ذلك يفصل بين اللذة والمتعة، المتعة التي تتلاشى الآتية للقارئ من خلال الجديد والغريب أيضا، لكن اللذة تلك التي تأتي متأخرة لتبقى ويحتاج من أجلها القارئ أن يكون أرستقراطيا،يصل بالنص حتى نهايته ويصبر عليه .
وهو بعد ذلك يصنف أن ضد اللذة في النص هو الثغثغة ( ثغثغة اللغة)، ومن أجل اللذة في النص واللغة يجب أن يكون هذا النص متماسكا ثقافيا ومحكم، وقد يتوهم القارئ أحي
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Tanuj Solanki
Mar 14, 2012 Tanuj Solanki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-book, french
'Reviewing' this is beyond me. I can only provide a couple of notes, pose questions, mention what I've clearly understood.

The text of pleasure = one of cultural representation, minimalist, maximalist, euphoric {Culture is everything upto the present, but not the present. Which means that this text can be critiqued. The critic of this text, though, is a recording of the pleasure of this text, a recording whose subjectivity restricts itself to two facets: recording representation of culture and re
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Gerhard
Aug 02, 2012 Gerhard rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012, non-fiction
I first read this while studying for my MA many years ago, and when I saw a copy in a bookshop [here on holiday in Stockholm], impulsively bought it to read it again; at barely 70 pages, it was quick enough to do so on the metro.

Now I am older, perhaps not wiser, and Barthes' joyous celebration of the pleasure of reading is as enticing as ever (especially in an increasingly digital age). Of course, as others have pointed out, this is more a serious of vignettes than an elucidation of a cogent li
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Celine
Apr 09, 2016 Celine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
Poetical, fragmented, and elusive. The Pleasure of the Text's form is an expression of its content - its mission to seduce the reader, to tiptoe along the edge of comprehension to induce a state of bliss.

Things I learnt:
- Barthes likes Nietzsche
- I do not remember Barthes' theory on the death of the author as well as I thought I did
- There is still room for vocabulatory improvement (fancy words include phalanstery, ideolects, paradisiac, delectative, pheno-text, etc.)
- Reading a really good tex
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Autumn
Jan 10, 2015 Autumn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a heavy read. He basically discusses why some books make us giddy, while others don't. A lot of it, he says, has to do with the affect of culture and society. He spends a lot of time discussing language and types of texts. Read it and then read some articles about it. It will help.
Hazem Kamal
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ان تعرف شيئا عن تقنية الكتابة-الحلم.
لك أيضا أن تعرف مثلا همسة عن مخطط أمبيرتو إيكو(الخبيث)وكيفية صناعتة لعالمه الروائي؛ من المؤكد أن رولان بارت لم يشر إلى إيكو؛ لكن تلك ملاحظة شخصية فقط.
Ainoa
...I'm to stoopid for this shit. I'm not even going to review it because I did not understand a thing I read and it's not the text's fault.
Núria Costa
Mar 22, 2015 Núria Costa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing. Must read for any writer.
Michael
Pretentious French literary criticism. Maybe I'm doing it wrong, but I've read texts long, short, thick, thin, fast, slow, and all night long without having an "orthographic orgasm," Monsieur Barthes. Overrated (the book, not jouissance).
Areej
Sep 16, 2010 Areej rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
يبدو أن ثمة مشكلة في ترجمة الكتاب , أفكر في قراءته بترجمة أخرى
فبعض مقولات رولان بارت المقتبسة في كتب أخرى تبدو أكثر وضوحا ,في حين هنا تبدو شديدة الغموض
Macartney
Jan 23, 2016 Macartney rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pre-1983, translation
So French. Even translated into English, so very, very French.
Hillary
Jun 14, 2011 Hillary rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I have no idea what I just read... except to say it's very French.
Anthony
Jul 30, 2008 Anthony rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: linguistics-etc

"a writer is someone who plays with his mother's body"
Amal 88
اللذة روح مراوغة تتمدد وتستطيل في النص باحثة عن قارئها ، قارئ ينسل من نفسه ليغرق في العمق ، لايتجاوز الكلمات بل يذوب فيها ، الشعور باللذة عند قراءة نص يتوارى فيه المعنى حتى يستحيل مبهما أو يظهر جليا ، هو شعور مفاجئ يحدث في ذهن القارئ بحسب تعمقه وفهمه الخاص للمعنى وهذا الفهم يأتي من قراءته المختلطة لغيره والتي تشكل رؤيته الخاصة وهو في ذلك أيضا يشبه الكاتب الذي هو استنساخ لكتابات من سبقوه والذين كانوا هم بدورهم استنساخا لمن قبلهم ، هذا الخليط العظيم من تجارب وقراءات سابقة تشكلت في وعي كل منا على أ ...more
Michelle
May 31, 2014 Michelle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I haven't read a book that required such dictionary use in a long time. Here are just a few of the beautiful words I learned while reading "The Pleasure of the Text": logomachy (dispute over words), friable (brittle, easily broken), ludic (playful), encratic (self-denial, fasting), erethism (irritability), desquamation (peeling off in scales). I also feel Barthes' ideas from 1975 explain the recent Karl Knausgaard "My Struggle" (six volume) craze. It's about bliss. Which is how Miller translates ...more
Sandra Clark
Oct 10, 2008 Sandra Clark rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Sandra by: David Denny
One particularly lovely piece:

If I read this sentence, this story, or this word with pleasure, it is because they were written with pleasure (such pleasure does not contradict the writer’s complaints). But the opposite? Does writing in pleasure guarantee–guarantee me, the writer–the reader’s pleasure? Not at all. I must seek out this reader (must “cruise” him) without knowing where he is. A site of bliss is then created. It is not the reader’s “person” that is necessary to me, it is this site: t
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محمد خضر
Jan 30, 2016 محمد خضر rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Hamideh Parsaeian
Apr 20, 2015 Hamideh Parsaeian rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
بعد از کتاب الکترومغناطیس چِنگ، سختترین کتابی بود که به عمرم خواندم و طبعاً به همان میزان که الکترومغناطیس را دوست داشتم، این یکی را هم. ...more
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Roland Gérard Barthes was a French literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician. Barthes' ideas explored a diverse range of fields and he influenced the development of schools of theory including structuralism, semiotics, social theory, design theory, anthropology and post-structuralism.
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