Roland Barthes’s Disputes
The Picard Affair
When Barthes published On Racine in 1963, some critics weren't exactly fans of his style. But one critic, a professor at the Sorbonne, wasn't content with just poohing-poohing Barthes's work at coc...
Barthes vs. The Bourgeoisie
Okay, so it might seem difficult to be against an entire class of people—and especially against the biggest socio-economic class (the middle or bourgeois). But Barthes was suspicious of bourgeois...
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