The Grain of the Voice Interviews, 1962-1980

The Grain of the Voice Interviews, 1962-1980 - Vintage Classics

Paperback (09 Nov 2010) | English

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Synopsis

In these interviews, given between 1962 and 1980, Barthes speaks about the development of his thought, explaining why and how he wrote his many books, paying tributes to philosophers, linguists, novelists, poets, painters and film-makers who have inspired him, as well as discussing how his life became dedicated to an exploration of semiotics. What comes across is the sheer gusto of a man who never stopped developing and changing, and the warm personal side of his rich and probing intelligence.

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Vintage Classics has existed since the inception of Vintage and is widely seen as the top twentieth-century classics list in the UK, publishing Graham Greene, Harper Lee, Ernest Hemingway and Virginia Woolf, among others. August 2007 saw the relaunch of the list and Vintage Classics now also publishes the greatest writers from previous centuries, such as Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll and Henry James.

Book information

ISBN: 9780099528340
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Pub date:
DEWEY: 302.2092
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 272g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 28mm