The Seventh Function of Language

25 Feb 2022 12:29 - 16 Dec 2022 12:22
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    • book by Laurent Binet
    • A fizzy romp through the world of French intellectuals. Roland Barthes's 1981 death was not an accident, he was murdered in order to get ahold of a secret document about a new function of language (ref Jakobson's functions of language - Wikipedia).
    • Have to say I only got about 25% of the jokes in this, but I did enjoy the Deleuzian sex scene.