By Roland Barthes,Jody Gladding
Barthes was once one of many nice observers of language and tradition, and Album indicates him in his aspect, immersed in heady French highbrow tradition and the day-by-day struggles to keep up a writing existence. Barthes's correspondents contain Maurice Blanchot, Michel Butor, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Julia Kristeva, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Georges Perec, Raymond Queneau, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Marthe Robert, and Jean Starobinski, between others. The publication additionally gains records, letters, and postcards reproduced in facsimile; unpublished fabric; and notes and transcripts from his seminars. the 1st English-language booklet of Barthes's letters, Album is a complete testimony to at least one of the main influential critics and philosophers of the 20 th century and the realm of letters within which he lived and breathed.
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Album: Unpublished Correspondence and Texts (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism) by Roland Barthes,Jody Gladding