This essay studies the uses and valuation of doxa in the work of Roland Barthes. Omnipresent and multiform, doxa appears there as a power informed by metaphors. The essay then focuses on the analysis of doxa in Barthes'sS/Z, on its relation to the Flaubertian problematics of“received ideas,” and on the impact of this problematics on literary story since the 1970s.
Anne Herschberg Pierrot; Barthes and Doxa. Poetics Today 1 September 2002; 23 (3): 427–442. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/03335372-23-3-427
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