Roland Barthes

This page is a collection of my reviews of the essays in his Mythologies, and also opinion pieces.

How We Reduce our Lives to Symbols and Narratives 

Barthes on… wrestling

Barthes on… Romans in films

Barthes on… the writer on holiday

Barthes on… royal families

Barthes on… literary criticism

Barthes on… psychoanalysis and cleaning products

Barthes on… semiology of poverty in films

Barthes on… children’s toys and their social meaning 

Barthes on… What steak and chips teaches us about symbolism

Barthes on … Ornamental cookery

Barthes on… The World as Object