Weinstock, Jeffrey, Department of English Language and Literature
University of Detroit Mercy
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Literary theory and criticism; Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984; Barthes, Roland; Fame; Body image;
This essay examines the construction of French philosopher Michel Foucault as a celebrity in light of Foucault's theories of authorship and French literary critic Roland Barthes's idea of myth.