Literary Criticism By Roland Barthes

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Image music text literary critic by Roland Barthes published in 1977. It has a big impact on literary studies, especially in the meaning, concepts and authorship. The text makes a fundamental claim about the nature of literary production, as well as in which way the text may be related to the reader. Deeply, the essay focuses on the relation and the distance between the writer and the reader and the text. In this essay will discuss the change on the text when the reader take it as a literary language text related to the writer which is make Barthes in relation to the authorship in the death of the author text and how it is related to the textual studies.
Barthes thinks that the idea of the author for text is modern and it just in the reader,
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Barthes recognize that to read the author's intention is the key mode which is make the reader interest to the interpretation of literary texts: “The explanation of a text is always sought in the man or woman who produced it, as if it were always in the end, through the more of less transparent allegory of the fiction, the voice of a single person, the author 'confiding' in us.” (143). According to Barthes, it is clear that to read a text is try to place himself in the position of the public in an effort to connect with their thoughts and…show more content…
To give a text an Author is to impose a limit on that text, to furnish it with a final signified, to close the writing."(147). this is contrary to reality as the writer and the text associated with each, this idea was opposed by many critics "The reader cannot do without the author’s fictional world, and the author requires the reader to decipher the inky markings on the page. The author, the reader and the text live in a symbiotic relationship with each other." (1983). Although the reader cannot read the text neutrally "Yet this destination cannot any longer be personal: the reader is without
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