‘The text is a practice that could be compared to political revolution: the one brings about in the subject what the other introduces into society.’
- Julia Kristeva, Revolution in Poetic Language, 1984
“…in the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what you do.”
- Gianni Versace, 1997
How have BTS succeeded where their counterparts haven’t? Why do they attract fascination and fanaticism around the world? Many point to how personal their lyrics are. Bridget Dalton recites two songs in English for uninitiated content readers, with a written introduction by Michelle Fan.