The photograph, for all its promised immortality, always hinted at death.
|Birth:||12th November, 1915|
|Death:||26th March, 1980|
|Profession:||Critic, Philosopher, Theorist|
Roland Gérard Barthes was a French literary theorist, philosopher, critic, and semiotician. Barthes' ideas explored a diverse range of fields and he influenced the development of schools of theory including structuralism, semiotics, social theory, anthropology and post-structuralism.