Theory

Explore literary and critical theory in classic and contemporary literature and culture. These articles span 19th and 20th century philosophy, literary and critical theories.

Roland Barthes on Photographing the Unconscious

Roland Barthes on Photographing the Unconscious in Camera Lucida

Keywords Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida, Punctum, Unconscious “What the Photograph reproduces to infinity has occurred only once: the Photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially.”Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida The French literary theorist,  Roland Barthes (1915 – 1980), explores …

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