Barthes: A Very Short Introduction
Mythologies, by Roland Barthes
This is going to be a rather strange review, because while I have reviewed non-fiction books before, they’ve been biographical in nature (either auto or historical), or journalistic. I think that philosophy books are rather harder to pass comment on, if only because I don’t know that I’m particularly well qualified to form an opinion on what the author is saying. Add to the fact that I’m combining two separate books into one review, so rather than making too much of a comment on the ideas (aside from saying they I enjoyed it and thought they were both very interesting), I think I’m simply going to give a general overview.
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