Mourning Diary by Roland Barthes

Mourning Diary

Roland Barthes

261 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

nonfiction memoir philosophy reflective sad slow-paced


A major discovery: The lost diary of a great mind—and an intimate, deeply moving study of griefThe day after his mother's death in October 1977, the influential philosopher Roland Barthes began a diary of mourning. Taking notes on index cards as w...

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