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Roland Barthes

Critic (12-Nov-1915 — 23-Mar-1980)


Graham Allen. Roland Barthes. Routeledge. 2003. 192pp.

Andrew Brown. Roland Barthes: The Figures of Writing. Oxford University Press. 1992. 320pp.

Louis-Jean Calvet. Translated by Sarah Wykes. Roland Barthes: A Biography. Indiana University Press. 1995. 291pp.

Sanford Freedman; Carole Anne Taylor. Roland Barthes: A Bibliographical Reader's Guide. London: Taylor & Francis. 1983. 409pp.

Annette Lavers. Roland Barthes: Structuralism and After. London: Methuen. 1982. 300pp.

Michael Moriarty. Roland Barthes. Stanford University Press. 1992. 255pp.

Jean-Michel Rabate (editor). Writing the Image After Roland Barthes. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1997. 285pp.

Rick Rylance. Roland Barthes. Harvester Wheatsheaf. 1994. 161pp.

Timothy Scheie. Performance Degree Zero: Roland Barthes and Theatre. University of Toronto Press. 2006. 225pp.

Andy Stafford. Roland Barthes: Phenomenon and Myth: An Intellectual Biography. Edinburgh University Press. 1998. 271pp.

Steven Ungar. Roland Barthes: The Professor of Desire. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 1983. 206pp.

George Russell Wasserman. Roland Barthes. Twayne. 1981. 135pp.

Mary Bittner Wiseman. The Ecstasies of Roland Barthes. London: Routledge. 1989. 224pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.44)

  7. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.37)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.49)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.110)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.267)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.40)

  12. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.14)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.81)

  14. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.121-22)

  15. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.194)

  16. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.48)

  17. Thinkers of the Twentieth Century (p.34)

  18. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.42)

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