Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes

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Roland Barthes
Cherbourg-Octeville
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Roland Gérard Barthes (12 November 1915 – 26 March 1980) was a French literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician. Barthes' ideas explored a diverse range of fields and he influenced the development of schools of theory including structuralism, semiotics, social theory, anthropology and post-structuralism.

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11 November 2014
Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
11 November 2014
There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.
11 November 2014
The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition ... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning.
11 November 2014
The New is not a fashion, it is a value.
11 November 2014
All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.

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