"No denunciation without its proper instrument of close analysis," Roland Barthes wrote in his preface to Mythologies. There is no more proper instrument of analysis of our contemporary myths than this book?one of the most significant works in French theory, and one that has transformed the way readers and philosophers view the world around them.
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MythologiesUser Review - Book Verdict
An abridged English translation of Mythologies (1957), one of Barthes's most famous books, has been available since 1972, but it omitted 25 of the original essays, included here. Overall, Barthes ... Read full review
MYTHOLOGIES: The Complete Edition, in a New TranslationUser Review - Kirkus
A new edition of landmark work.As this new translation and expansion of a seminal work by the French semiotician and philosopher demonstrates, Barthes (Mourning Diary, 2010, etc.) remains ahead of his ... Read full review