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Mythologies

Author: Roland Barthes; Richard Howard; Annette Lavers
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of Mythologies is the first complete, authoritative English version of the French classic, Roland Barthes's most emblematic work"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Barthes; Richard Howard; Annette Lavers
ISBN: 9780809071944 0809071940
OCLC Number: 840689342
Notes: Originally published: France : Éditions du Seuil, 1957.
Description: xii, 274 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Translator's note / Richard Howard --
Preface to the 1970 edition --
Preface to the 1957 edition --
PART I: MYTHOLOGIES. In the ring --
The Harcourt actor --
Romans in the movies --
The writer on vacation --
The "blue blood" cruise --
Criticism blind and dumb --
Saponids and detergents --
The poor and the proletariat --
Martians --
Operation Astra --
Conjugals --
Dominici, or The Triumph of Literature --
Iconography of Abbé Pierre --
Novels and children --
Toys --
Paris not flooded --
Bichon among the blacks --
A sympathetic worker --
Garbo's face --
Power and "cool" --
Wine and milk --
Steak-frites --
The nautilus and the Bateau Ivre --
Depth advertising --
A few words from Monsieur Poujade --
Adamov and language --
Einstein's brain --
The jet-man --
Racine is Racine --
Billy Graham at the Vel'D'Hiv' --
The Dupriez trial --
Shock photos --
Two myths of the new theater --
The Tour de France as epic --
The Blue Guide --
Agony columns --
Ornamental cuisine --
The Batory cruise --
The man in the street on strike --
African grammar --
Neither/Nor criticism --
Striptease --
The new Citroën --
Literature according to Minou Drouet --
Electoral photogeny --
Lost Continent --
Astrology --
The Bourgeois art of song --
Plastic --
The great family of man --
At the music hall --
The Lady of the Camellias --
Poujade and the intellectuals --
PART II: THE MYTH TODAY.
Other Titles: Mythologies.
Responsibility: Roland Barthes ; translated from the French by Richard Howard [and] Annette Lavers.
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"This new edition of Mythologies is the first complete, authoritative English version of the French classic, Roland Barthes's most emblematic work"--

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