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The Eiffel Tower, and other mythologies / Roland Barthes ; translated by Richard Howard.

1st American ed.. New York : Hill and Wang, [1979] .
ISBN 0809041154, 9780809041152

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Standard Title Essays. Selections. English
Subjects France.
Popular culture -- France.
Popular culture.
Description 151 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Summary In this appealing and luminous collection of essays, Roland Barthes examines the mundane and exposes hidden texts, causing the reader to look afresh at the famous landmark and symbol of Paris, and also at the Tour de France, the visit to Paris of Billy Graham, the flooding of the Seine--and other shared events and aspects of everyday experience.
Contents Eiffel Tower -- Harcourt actor -- Conjugations -- Martians -- Paris not flooded -- Bichon and the Blacks -- A sympathetic worker -- Power and "cool" -- Depth advertised -- A few words from Monsieur Poujade -- Adamov and language -- Racine is Racine -- Billy Graham at the Vel' d'Hiv' -- Dupriez trial -- Shock-photos -- Two myths of the new theater -- The Tour de France as epic -- Agony columns -- The "Batory" cruise -- The man in the street on strike -- African grammar -- Literature according to Minou Drouet -- Bourgeois art of song -- At the music hall -- Poujade and the intellectuals -- The two salons -- Dining car -- Cottage industry -- Buffet finishes off New York.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5101451
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Barthes, Roland.
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