La selfie col libro del mese pubblicata sull’account Instagram di Our Shard Shelf sta diventando una piacevole abitudine e The Argonauts ha la sua.
Emma ha condiviso su Goodreads due citazioni da The Argonauts.
A day or two after my love pronouncement, now feral with vulnerability, I sent you the passage from Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes in which Barthes describes how the subject who utters the phrase “I love you” is like “the Argonaut renewing his ship during its voyage without changing its name.” Just as the Argo’s parts may be replaced over time but the boat is still called the Argo, whenever the lover utters the phrase “I love you,” its meaning must be renewed by each use, as “the very task of love and of language is to give to one and the same phrase inflections which will be forever new.
Empirically speaking, we are made of star stuff. Why aren’t we talking more about that?