Transparency, incalculability, Mythologies today

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dc.contributor.author Allen, Graham
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T09:25:03Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T09:25:03Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Allen, G., 2008. Transparency, Incalculability, Mythologies Today. Nottingham French Studies, 47 (2), pp.71-82. en
dc.identifier.volume 47 en
dc.identifier.issued 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 71 en
dc.identifier.endpage 82 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9780853582434
dc.identifier.issn 0029-4586
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/64
dc.description.abstract What would it mean to speak of the ‘migration into the Anglophone world’ of Barthes’s Mythologies? There are many ways in which one could answer such a question. Does ‘theory’ still exist, is it now dead? To employ Michael Payne’s and John Schad’s title, what does it currently mean to live ‘after theory’ and what is the current status of the translation (from a series of European words) that gave us the word ‘theory’? Is Barthes now immured within that archive once known as belles lettres? or is there a need to return to what must be Barthes’s most widely consumed text (Mythologies) within the Anglophone world? What has been and will be the fate of semiology? Mythologies is indisputably a core influence on the rise of Cultural Studies in the ‘worlds’ to which we are referring. Thinking about Mythologies today inevitably leads us to consider the status and function of Cultural Studies en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher The University of Nottingham en
dc.rights ©The University of Nottingham 2008 en
dc.subject Mythologies en
dc.subject Popular culture en
dc.subject.lcsh Barthes, Roland, 1915-1980 en
dc.subject.lcsh Semiotics en
dc.subject.lcsh Cultural studies en
dc.title Transparency, incalculability, Mythologies today en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucc.ie/en/english/staff/AcademicStaff/grahamallen/ en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Prof. Graham Allen, Department of English, UCC. Email: g.allen@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Nottingham French Studies en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress g.allen@ucc.ie en


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