Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes

Roland Gérard Barthes (; 12 November 1915 – 26 March 1980) was a French literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician. Barthes' ideas explored a diverse range of fields and he influenced the development of schools of theory including structuralism, semiotics, social theory, anthropology and post-structuralism.

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Works On Roland Barthes
... Graham Allen, Roland Barthes, London Routledge, 2003 ... Réda Bensmaïa, The Barthes Effect The Essay as Reflective Text, trans ... Louis-Jean Calvet, Roland Barthes A Biography, trans ...
Semiology - Branches
... the mass media, and advertising in the work of writers such as Roland Barthes, Marcel Danesi, and Juri Lotman (e.g ... See the work of Roland Barthes, Michael Halliday, Bob Hodge, and Christian Metz ... Michel Foucault, Louis Hjelmslev, Roman Jakobson, Jacques Lacan, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Roland Barthes, etc ...
Schools of Literary Theory
... as social deviants or the Other Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes, Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari and Maurice Blanchot Post-structuralism – a catch-all term for various theoretical approaches (such ...
Camera Lucida (book) - Context
... Nevertheless, it was by no means Barthes' earliest approach to the subject ... Barthes mentions photography in one of his 'little mythologies'—articles published in the journal Les Lettres Nouvelles starting in 1954 and gathered in Mythologies, published untranslated in 1957 ... In the 1960s and entering the next decade, Barthes' analysis of photography develops more detail and insight through a structuralist approach Mythologies 's treatment of photography is by comparison tangential ...

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    There are people who think that wrestling is an ignoble sport. Wrestling is not sport, it is a spectacle, and it is no more ignoble to attend a wrestled performance of suffering than a performance of the sorrows of Arnolphe or Andromaque.
    Roland Barthes (1915–1980)

    Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.
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    To eat steak rare ... represents both a nature and a morality.
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    The politician being interviewed clearly takes a great deal of trouble to imagine an ending to his sentence: and if he stopped short? His entire policy would be jeopardized!
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    Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure.
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