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Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes; Translated from the French by Richard Howard; Foreword by Adam Phillips

Hill and Wang

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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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Roland Barthes; Translated from the French by Richard Howard; Foreword by Adam Phillips

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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