A Barthes Reader
ISBN: 0374521441
EAN13: 9780374521448
Language: English
Publication Date: July 1, 1983
Pages: 534
Dimensions: 1.23" H x 8.50" L x 5.50" W
Weight: 1.74 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
A Barthes Reader gives one the image of Barthes as one of the great public teachers of our time, someone who thought out, argued for, and made available several steps in a penetrating reflection on language sign systems, texts- and what they have to tell us about the concept of being human. Susan Sontag's prefatory essay is one of her finest acts of criticism, informed by intellectual sympathy and a sure sense of the contours of the mind she is describing.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover 'A Barthes Reader' gives one the image of Barthes as one of the great public teachers of our time, someone who thought out, argued for, and made available several steps in a penetrating reflection on language sign systems, texts- and what they have to tell us about the concept of being human. Susan Sontag's prefatory essay is one of her finest acts of criticism, informed by intellectual sympathy and a sure sense of the contours of the mind she is describing'.