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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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Ross Bleckner (artist): Roland Barthes, Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes and A Lover's Discourse: Fragments.