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The Preparation of the Novel: Lecture Course and Seminars at the College de France (1978-1979 and 1979-1980)

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Completed just weeks before his death, the lectures in this volume mark a critical juncture in the career of Roland Barthes, in which he declared the intention, deeply felt, to write a novel. Unfolding over the course of two years, Barthes engaged in a unique pedagogical experiment: he combined teaching and writing to "simulate" the trial of novel-writing, exploring every step of the creative process along the way. Barthes's lectures move from the desire to write to the actual decision making, planning, and material act of ...

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The Preparation of the Novel: Lecture Course and Seminars at the College de France (1978-1979 and 1979-1980)
2011, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231136150

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The Preparation of the Novel: Lecture Course and Seminars at the College de France (1978-1979 and 1979-1980)
2011, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231136143

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