The theorist shares his desire to discover a new way of writing and, consequently, a new way of life.
Roland Barthes (1915-1980) was one of the most influential critics and philosophers of the twentieth century. His works include The Neutral, Mythologies, S/Z, A Lover's Discourse, and Camera Lucida.
(I)ntriguingly eclectic. It is fascinating to see this formidable, malleable intellect applied to such a wide range of topics, and with more spontaneity than is evident in most of Barthes' publications. The Prague Post The Prague Post The Preparation of the Novel will generate some jouissance indeed. -- Spencer Dew Rain Taxi The reader is afforded a genuine look behind the enigmatic curtain of Barthes' writings; here the physical, spacial, vocal Roland Barthes is arrested - captured - for all to experience. -- Nicholas P. Greco, Providence University College, Otterburne Philosophy In Review