cover image Grain of the Voice

Grain of the Voice

Roland Barthes. Hill & Wang, $9.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-8090-1521-4

Collected here are many previously published interviews with Barthes, which give him a forum for discussing his work. He also comments on a wide variety of issues, arguing, for example, that de Sade is a great writer, that laziness is the student's rebellion against academic rigidity. PW called the text ""candid and pointed.'' January