Roland Barthes

French literary theorist, essayist, philosopher, critic, and semiotician (1915-1980)

Roland Barthes (November 12, 1915 – March 25, 1980) was a famous French philosopher.

Sourced quotes

  • ”What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself.”[1]
Simple: People do not want passion. They want the image of passion.

References

  1. "Le monde où l'on catche," in Mythologies (1957)

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