Barthes

[ bahrt; French bart ]
/ bɑrt; French bært /

noun

Roland, 1915–80, French literary critic, philosopher, and semiotician.

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Barthes
/ (French bart) /

noun

Roland . 1915–80, French writer and critic, who applied structuralist theory to literature and popular culture: his books include Mythologies (1957) and Elements of Semiology (1964)
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