|aImage, music, text /|cRoland Barthes ; essays selected and translated by Stephen Heath.
|aNew York :|bHill and Wang,|cc1977.
|a220 p.,  leaves of plates :|bill. ;|c21 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aThe photographic message.--Rhetoric of the image.--The third meaning.--Diderot, Brecht, Eisenstein.--Introduction to the structural analysis of narratives.--The struggle with the angel.--The death of the author.--Musica practica.--From work to text.--Change the object itself.--Lesson in writing.--The grain of the voice.--Writers, intellectuals, teachers.
These essays, as selected and translated by Stephen Heath, are among the finest writings Barthes ever published on film and photography, and on the phenomena of sound and image. The classic pieces ”Introduction to the Structural Analysis of Narrative” and ”The Death of the Author” are also included.