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" We know now that a text consists not of a line of words, releasing a single “theological” meaning (the “message” of the Author-God), but of a multi-dimensional space in which are married and contested several writings, none of which is original:... "
Bruissement de la Langue - Page 52
by Roland Barthes - 1989 - 373 pages
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Theories of Authorship: A Reader

John Caughie - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 316 pages
...itself, language which ceaselessly calls into question all origins. We know now that a text is not a line of words releasing a single ‘theological' meaning (the ‘message' of the Author-God) but a multi-dimensional space in which a variety of writings, none of them original, blend and clash. The...
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The Ascetic Imperative in Culture and Criticism

Geoffrey Galt Harpham - Philosophy - 1992 - 336 pages
In this bold interdisciplinary work, Geoffrey Galt Harpham argues that asceticism has played a major role in shaping Western ideas of the body, writing, ethics, and aesthetics ...
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Interpreting Law and Literature: A Hermeneutic Reader

Sanford Levinson, Steven Mailloux - Law - 1988 - 502 pages
...demystification leads to another. He made the connection himself: We know that a text does not consist of a line of words, releasing a single "theological" meaning (the "message" of the Author-God), but is a space of many dimensions, in which are wedded and contested various kinds of writing, no one of...
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Words and The Word: Language, Poetics and Biblical Interpretation

Stephen Prickett - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 320 pages
...contemporary context there lurks, however, a yet more iconoclastic school of criticism: ... a text is not a line of words releasing a single "theological" meaning (the "message" of the Author-God) but a multi-dimensional space in which a variety of writings, none of them original, blend and clash. The...
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Facing Texts: Encounters Between Contemporary Writers and Critics

Heide Ziegler - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 301 pages
...authorities who will tell them what to think. To that extent Barthes is right to say that “a text is not a line of words releasing a single ‘theological' meaning (the ‘message' of the AuthorGod) but a multidimensional space,” 2 but his further argument that we are all mere unoniginal citers of past...
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The Desperate Politics of Postmodernism

Henry S. Kariel - Art - 1989 - 184 pages
...central point. The text, as Roland Barthes has said, does not release the author's message. It is but a “multidimensional space in which are married and...quotations, resulting from a thousand sources of culture.” 8 If the projects of postmodernism dramatize the endless seriality, intertextuality, and pastiche associated...
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Modelos dialógicos en la narrativa de Benito Pérez Galdós

Alicia G. Andreu - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 126 pages
...es la escritura. En otro libro Barthes confirma esta misma postura cuando escribe que "a text is not a line of words releasing a single 'theological' meaning (the 'message' of the Author-God) but a multi-dimensional space in which a variety of writings, none of them original, blend and clash."...
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Aesthetics and the Literature of Ideas: Essays in Honor of A. Owen Aldridge

François Jost, Melvin J. Friedman - Philosophy - 1990 - 290 pages
...of the author," long ago formulated by Roland Barthes. "We know," he tells us, "that the text is not a line of words releasing a single 'theological' meaning (the message of an Author-God) but a multi-dimensional space in which a variety of writings, none of them original,...
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Crusoe's Footprints: Cultural Studies in Britain and America

Patrick Brantlinger - Art - 1990 - 212 pages
...illusion. In announcing the “death of the Author,” Barthes argued, like Bakhtin. that “a text is not a line of words releasing a single ‘theological' meaning (the ‘message' of as Author-God) but a multi-dimensional space in which a variety of writings, none of them original,...
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