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Barthes, Roland. The rustle of language. Translation of: Le bruissement de la langue. 1. Philology. 2. Discourse analysis. 3. Semiotics. I. Title. PB P The Rustle of Language is a collection of forty-five essays, written between and , on language, literature, and teaching–the pleasure of the text–in an. “The Rustle of Language” is a collection of forty-five essays, written between and , on language, literature, and teaching–the pleasure of the text–in .

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Languagw speech, it seems doomed to stuttering; as writing, to silence and to the distinction of signs; in any case, there is always too much meaning for language to afford a delight appropriate to its substance.

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Even these pleasures, as do the most ripely reachable of Barthes’ thoughts, deliquesce into the kind of muggy clarity following a triple cognac.


THE RUSTLE OF LANGUAGE by Roland Barthes , Richard Howard | Kirkus Reviews

In the 20th century, the French essayic mind may have tunneled to its deepest riches in the works of the late Roland Barthes. That texture–delightful to many of us–is composed of the mutual jostling of many often mutually incompatible registers of discourse.

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See all Product description. Yet what is impossible is not inconceivable. Barthes’s first books, Writing Degree Zeroand Mythologiesintroduced his ideas to a European audience. Write a product review.

Cashback within 3 days from shipment. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? There was a problem adding your email address. Please provide an email address. The Pleasure of the Text. French esthetics, like any country’s, can be indigestible and Account Options Sign in. Barthes’s primary theory is that language is not simply words, but a series of indicators of a given society’s assumptions. Each week, our editors select the one author thw one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

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Audible Download Audio Books. Barhes the present collection, Barthes and translator Howard are well met, with Barthes’ own density reining in Howard’s usual galloping abstractions. The Barthes Readeredited by Susan Sontag, contains a wide selection of the critic’s work in English translation. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? And language–can language rustle?



In all of these essays, the briskness and liveliness of Barthes’s style makes the work interesting. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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The rustle of language forms a utopia. The Rustle of Language is a collection of forty-five essays, written between andon language, literature, and teaching–the pleasure of the text–in an authoritative translation by Richard Howard.