The Seventh Function of Language

The Seventh Function of Language

A Novel

Book - 2017
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The suspicious death of literary critic Roland Barthes in 1980 Paris reveals the secret history of the French intelligentsia, plunging a hapless police detective into the depths of literary theory as it was documented in a famed linguist's lost manuscript.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780374261566
Branch Call Number: BINET
Characteristics: 359 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Taylor, Sam 1970-
Alternative Title: 7th function of language


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Feb 14, 2018

I knew that I would like this book when the detective Bayard, after listening to a lecture by a prominant Philosopher, thinks to himself "Epestime, my ass."

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