|Realism and a General Economy of the Link
secured pleasure: an asid
Currents in Electronic Literacy Spring 2001 (4), <http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/
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.