So, how am I going to introduce this book?First let me say the book is WONDERFUL!
And they do cause us to suffer, because the lover always loves the beloved more than he or she is loved in return.
Drawing upon literary examples and common sense, Barthes asks us what we mean when we state that we love someone.
Barthes " A Lover's Discourse" takes one on a journey of longing, the broken heart and what it means to love. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Shea Johnson
I picked this up quite innocently at a bookshop, because the original title was obscured by a sales label. The only thing you could read was: LOVER’S DISCO. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Susie Bright
Again, the cover and the content of the book were exactly what I was expecting in the mail. I appreciated this very much.Published 12 months ago by Jane Suh
Being familiar and having read Barthes extensively, I found this speculation — on a wonderful and inevitable topic — laborious and disciplined, but ultimately thin and lacking of... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Oravla Olam
As mentioned in other reviews, this book is extraordinary difficult to read, but u may at the end found your soul just oscillated with the book(its a very strange feeling, a bit... Read morePublished 19 months ago by alex
Amazing, amazing book. It's dense, so it can take a while to push through, but it's such a beautiful book in its honesty and striking familiarity.Published 19 months ago by Fabbityfab11
A passionate, sensitive discourse on the physical nature of the senses: eroticism of art, sex and the fear of death.Published on January 17, 2013 by Ciel Bergman