The Eiffel Tower, and Other Mythologies
University of California Press, 1997 - 151 Seiten
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.
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