A Roland Barthes reader
Part of the Vintage classics series
'To read through A Barthes Reader is finally to be left with the image of Barthes as one of the great public teachers of our time' New RepublicEdited by Susan Sontag, A Roland Barthes Reader offers a definitive selection of works by the French intellectual Roland Barthes, including seminal essays, such as 'Introduction to the Structural Analysis of Narratives' as well as his more unusual works, such as 'The World of Wrestling'. 'At last, with A Barthes Reader, we have a sort of Michelin guide to one of the most beguiling minds of our era.
Smartly introduced by Susan Sontag, the Reader samples Barthes' achievement over three decades' Newsweek