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Roland Barthes

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First published in 1977, Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes is the great literary theorist's most original work a brilliant and playful text, gracefully combining the personal and the theoretical to reveal Roland Barthes's tastes, his childhood, his education, his passions and regrets. "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 138 x 208 x 16mm | 199.58g
  • Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, frontispiece
  • 0374251460
  • 9780374251468
  • 113,872

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"In "Roland Barthes," the critic has at last turned toward himself as the text to be studied. The result is a highly unconventional 'autobiography' (splendidly translated) which is brilliant and baffling by turns." --"The Washington Post"show more

About Professor Roland Barthes

ROLAND BARTHES was born in 1915. A French literary theorist, philosopher, and critic, he influenced the development of schools of theory, including structuralism, semiotics, existentialism, social theory, Marxism, and post-structuralism. He died in 1980.show more

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