The Neutral: Lecture Course at the College de France (1977-1978)

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$44.40
Publisher
Columbia University Press
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Pages
312
Dimensions
6.77 X 9.67 X 0.68 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780231134057
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About the Author

Roland Barthes was one of the most influential critics and philosophers of the twentieth century. His works include Mythologies, S/Z, A Lover's Discourse, and Camera Lucida. Rosalind Krauss is University Professor of Modern Art and Theory at Columbia University. She is the author of The Optical Unconscious, Formless: A User's Guide, The Picasso Papers, and Bachelors, among other works. Denis Hollier is Professor of French Literature at New York University. He is the editor of A New History of French Literature and the author of Absent Without Leave: French Literature Under the Threat of War.

Reviews

His thinking in The Neutral, had never been so mournful, so ample, so warm, so unembarrassed, so alive.--Wayne Koestenbaum "Artforum "
Remarkable for the combination of intensely personal and idiosyncratic preoccupations with immensely wide literary and philosophical reference points.--Michael Sheringham "Times Literary Supplement "
An excellent English translation... This is a beautiful book.--Sharon M. Meagher "Philosophy In Review "
Insightful comments on topics from negative theology to Thomas De Quincy's drug use.--Library Journal
A powerful lesson about the balanced, engaged life.--Rain Taxi, online edition