“The second degree is a…way of life… There is an erotic, an aesthetic of the second degree. We can even become maniacs of the second degree; reject denotation, spontaneity, platitude, innocent repetition, tolerate only languages which testify, however frivolously, to a power of dislocation: parody, amphibology, surreptitious quotation. (Roland Barthes)
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Book title: Hiding in the Light: On Images and Things. Contributors: Dick Hebdige - Author. Publisher: Routledge. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 2002. Page number: 147.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.