Roland Barthes

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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 137 x 208 x 15mm | 181g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Frontispiece; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0374251460
  • 9780374251468
  • 76,283

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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
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About 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.
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