The Eiffel Tower: And Other Mythologies

The Eiffel Tower

And Other Mythologies

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ISBN10: 0520209826 ISBN13: 9780520209824 Contributors: Howard, Richard (Translator) Publisher: Univ of California Pr Published: Mar 1 1997 Pages: 151 Weight: 0.40lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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00 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. 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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