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  • Readerly and writerly are terms Barthes employs both to delineate one type of literature from another and to As opposed to the "readerly texts" as "product," the "writerly text is ourselves writing, before the infinite play of the world is traversed,. — “Roland Barthes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • The pleasure of the text corresponds to the readerly text, which does not challenge the reader's position as a subject. The "readerly" and the "writerly" texts were identified and explained in Barthes's S/Z. Barthes argues that "writerly" texts are more important. — “The Pleasure of the Text - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • [edit] Readerly, writerly and painterly. The Pleasure of the Text talks about "readerly" and "writerly" texts, essentially meaning readable and writable. I've seen the word writerly used in other senses, e.g. James VI and I was the most writerly. — “Wikipedia:Reference desk/Archives/Language/2009 June 4”,


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