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Currents: An E-Journal Realism and a General Economy of the Link
secured pleasure: an asid

by Adrian Miles 
InterMedia UiB and RMIT 

Currents in Electronic Literacy Spring 2001 (4), < 

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An aside: secured pleasure is in contradistinction to Barthes' jouissance, which is a pleasure which is not secured by a return to the ego. In the terms utilised by Bataille, which I shall use, jouissance is a pleasure of the text which is a general, rather than restricted, economy.

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