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ICI-LIB_On_Longing_Stewart-wStewart, Susan.
On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection (1993)

ICI Shelf: Barthes’ Tear

FIRST LINE: “Out of these landscapes, the distinctive point of view.”

LAST LINE:“Analogously, in the subject’s desire to experience mortality is issued the simultaneous desire to believe the content of that mortality and hence transcend it: to produce a representation with no referent–each sign as a postcard from the land of the dead, and on the other side, the longing mark that is the proper name.”

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