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A Lover's Discourse: Fragments

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Country  France
Publication date  1977
Author  Roland Barthes
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Language  French
Originally published  1977
OCLC  10314663
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Original title  Fragments d’un discours amoureux
Similar  Roland Barthes books, Other books

A Lover's Discourse: Fragments (French: Fragments d’un discours amoureux) is a 1977 book by Roland Barthes. It contains a list of "fragments", some of which come from literature and some from his own philosophical thought, of a lover's point of view. Barthes calls them "figures"—gestures of the lover at work.

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Film adaptation

The book was adapted into a Hong Kong movie in Cantonese by directors Derek Tsang and Jimmy Wan called Lover's Discourse (戀人絮語, 2010). The film consisted of four interconnected stories about love and lovers. The ensemble cast of the film includes Eason Chan, Karena Lam, Kay Tse, Mavis Fan, Eddie Peng, Jacky Heung and Kit Chen.

Editions

  • A Lover's Discourse: Fragments, translated from the French by Richard Howard, Hill and Wang, (1979), ISBN 0-374-52161-1
  • References

    A Lover's Discourse: Fragments Wikipedia


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