Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes
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Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes

by Roland Barthes, Richard Howard, Adam Phillips
     
 

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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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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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“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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ISBN-13:
9780374251468
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
10/12/2010
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,385,735
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

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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