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Jealousy & In the Labyrinth

Jealousy & In the Labyrinth

1994 ·
·3.87·617 Ratings ·320 Pages
“ Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. ” ― J. M. Barrie
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  • The Fashion System

    ·3.55·214 Ratings
    In his consideration of the language of the fashion magazine—the structural analysis of descriptions of women's clothing by writers about fashion—Barthes gives us a brief history of semiology. At the same time, he identifies economics as the underlyin
  • The Responsibility of Forms: Critical Essays on Music, Art, and Representation

    ·3.93·91 Ratings
    These late essays of Roland Barthes's are concerned with the visible and the audible, and here the preoccupations are particularly intense and rewarding, in part because Barthes was himself, by predilection, an artist and a musician, and in part because h
  • The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies

    ·3.88·160 Ratings
    In this appealing and luminous collection of essays, Roland Barthes examines the mundane and exposes hidden texts, causing the reader to look afresh at the famous landmark and symbol of Paris, and also at the Tour de France, the visit to Paris of Billy Gr
  • S/Z: An Essay

    ·3.99·3,129 Ratings
    This is Barthes's scrupulous literary analysis of Balzac's short story Sarrasine.
  • The Semiotic Challenge

    ·3.72·72 Ratings
    Most of these essays were written between 1963 and 1973 and constitute either the elements of the semiotic discipline or the analysis of texts—ranging from the Bible to advertising—in order to determine the site of possible meanings in narratives. Int
  • Empire of Signs

    ·3.93·1,245 Ratings
    With this book, Barthes offers a broad-ranging meditation on the culture, society, art, literature, language, and iconography--in short, both the sign-oriented realities and fantasies--of Japan itself.
  • Mourning Diary

    ·4.03·745 Ratings
    A major discovery: The lost diary of a great mind—and an intimate, deeply moving study of griefThe day after his mother's death in October 1977, the influential philosopher Roland Barthes began a diary of mourning. Taking notes on index cards as was his
  • Project for a Revolution in New York

    ·3.88·192 Ratings
    Part prophecy and part erotic fantasy, this classic tale of otherworldly depravity features New York itself—or a foreigner's nightmare of New York—as its true protagonist. Set in the towers and tunnels of the quintessential American city, Alain Robbe-
  • The Erasers

    ·3.8·867 Ratings
    Alain Robbe-Grillet is internationally hailed as the chief spokesman for the noveau roman and one of the great novelists of the twentieth century. The Erasers, his first novel, reads like a detective story but is primarily concerned with weaving and then
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