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Published in France in 1954, Roland Barthes's Michelet inspired a revival of interest in the great 19th century French historian. Neither a biography nor a critique, Michelet is Barthes's effort to give the reader a sense of the whole man.

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ISBN-13: 9780520078260
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 01/08/1992
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.42(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Roland Barthes was born in 1915 and studied French literature and classics at the University of Paris. After teaching French at universities in Rumania and Egypt, he joined the Centre de Recherche Scientifique, where he devoted himself to research in sociology and lexicology. He was a professor at the Collège de France until his death in 1980.

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