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Dario Gamboni

Dario Gamboni is professor of art history at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Comment on Richard Shiff’s argument on chance and reality

Richard Shiff takes up Roland Barthes’s argument that within the fictions of representation, chance elements such as “alluding to an object of no apparent narratological function” connote reality because—in Peirce’s words—“reality is chance and has no meaning.”

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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