Book Title: Course in General Linguistics
Author: Roland Barthes
Format: Paperback | 236 pages
Publication Date: 30 Dec 1998
The Cours de linguistique generale, reconstructed from students' notes after Saussure's death in 1913, founded modern linguistic theory by breaking the study of language free from a merely historical and comparativist approach. Saussure's new method, now known as Structuralism, has since been applied to such diverse areas as art, architecture, folklore, literary criticism, and philosophy.