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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. Intent on discovering signification's importance in art as well as life, Barthes sets up a rigorous system and puts it to work.
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Roland Barthes was born in 1915 and studied French literature and classics at the University of Paris. After teaching French at universities in Romania and Egypt, he joined the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, where he devoted himself to research in sociology and lexicology. He was a professor at the Collège de France until his death in 1980.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
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