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Barthes

 (bärt), Roland 1915-1980.
French critic who applied semiology, the study of signs and symbols, to literary and social criticism.

Barthes

(French bart)
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(Biography) Roland. 1915–80, French writer and critic, who applied structuralist theory to literature and popular culture: his books include Mythologies (1957) and Elements of Semiology (1964)
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95) Un o theoriau llenyddol mwyaf dadleuol yr 20fed ganrif oedd honno a gyflwynwyd gan Roland Barthes yn ei draethawd, "La mort de l'auteur".
Cela nous semble allegorique du rapport de Barthes au cinema : il designe a la fois un rapport d'extreme familiarite a cet art (l'acte ordinaire de sortir d'une salle obscure dans le cortege murmurant des spectateurs), et d'une reticence declaree, presque feinte, de [beaucoup moins que]resistance au cinema[beaucoup plus grand que] - comme il l'ecrivait dans Roland Barthes par Roland Barthes.
In her first chapter, Mavor focuses on her principal muse: Barthes and his Camera Lucida (1980).
5) For Barthes, this is manifest in a new writing practice.
Once there is a final separation between the author and the text, meaning is no longer circumscribed and one may freely revel in what Barthes calls the indeterminacies or "pleasures" of the text.
Armed with a master's degree in cultural studies and a few quotations from Roland Barthes," I wrote 15 years ago, "you can go a long way these days selling intellectual respectability to the business world.
In Camera Lucida Barthes defines the specific quality of photographs --their noeme--as their ability to show immediately and doubtlessly the former reality of a past object: "in Photography, I can never deny that the thing has been there .
In interviews, Annette Messager has spoken of her admiration for Roland Barthes and, in particular, for his Fragments d'un discours amoureux (A Lover's Discourse: Fragments, 1977).
The powers that be are hard at work dumbing us to death," Barthes tells his students.
Brady plays supply teacher Henry Barthes who normally doesn't stay anywhere long enough to become emotionally attached.
HUMAN TALE: Adrien Brody as the supply teacher Henry Barthes in Detachment.
Opens Friday THE STARS Adrien Brody, Sami Gayle THE VERDICT This stylish and fluid drama stars Adrien Brody in a terrific performance as substitute teacher Henry Barthes.