The Limits of Interpretation
""Eco's essays read like letters from a friend, trying to share something he loves with someone he likes.... Read this brilliant, enjoyable, and possibly revolutionary book."" --George J. Leonard, San Francisco Review of Books
.."". a wealth of insight and instruction."" --J. O. Tate, National Review
""If anyone can make [semiotics] clear, it's Professor Eco.... Professor Eco's theme deserves respect; language should be used to communicate more easily without literary border guards."" --The New York Times
""The limits of interpretation mark the limits of our world. Umberto Eco's new collection of essays touches deftly on such matters."" --Times Literary Supplement
""It is a careful and challenging collection of essays that broach topics rarely considered with any seriousness by literary theorists."" --Diacritics
Umberto Eco focuses here on what he once called ""the cancer of uncontrolled interpretation""--that is, the belief that many interpreters have gone too far in their domination of texts, thereby destroying meaning and the basis for communication.
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Review: The Limits of InterpretationUser Review - Micah Neely - Goodreads
I think the aim of this book as delineated in the introduction and second essay--Hermetic Drift vs. Unlimited Semiosis--is of the highest order and utmost importance. This is an approach that avoids ... Read full review
Review: The Limits of InterpretationUser Review - Goodreads
This book is a collection of 15 essays grouped around the subject: "Is there any limitation to how a reader may interpret a text?" Eco's answer is "yes." If nothing else, one may find -- not always ...
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JSTOR: The Limits of Interpretation.
The Limits of Interpretation. Bloom- ington and Indianapolis' Indiana University Press, 1990, 295 pp. MICHAEL GORMAN AND JORGE je GRACIA SUNY at Buffalo One ...
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Umberto Eco Readers: The Limits of Interpretation
In this new collection of essays, Eco focuses on what he calls the limits of interpretation, or, as he once noted in another context, “the cancer of ...
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Nothing out of hermeneutics' certain course by Ortwin De Graef
Abstract (E): In this article, the autor critically discusses the way Umberto's Eco theory of "the limits of interpretation" functions as an ...
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The Universe of Interpretations
The Limits of Interpretation is a collection of fifteen essays, ... Eco's initial newer essays in the Limits of Interpretation -- "Two Models of ...
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Norma Bouchard - Umberto Eco: Philosophy, Semiotics and the Work ...
Yet, after incisive discussions of The Limits of Interpretation and Interpretation and Overinterpretation, Caesar correctly questions the implications that ...
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... various lines of research begun in the latter half of the 1960s, Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language (1984), The Limits of Interpretation (1991). ...
Signs of the times | Review | guardian.co.uk Books
... and the deconstructionist theory associated with Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault - also attacked by Eco in The Limits of Interpretation (1990). ...
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Abductive Inference and Literary Theory – Pragmatism, Hermeneutics ...
The trace of this confrontation can be found in Eco´s reader The Limits of Interpretation (1990) as well as in his lectures on Interpretation and ...
Umberto Eco Criticism (Vol. 142)
... Eco selected various essays dating from 1985 onwards for Il Limiti dell'interpretazoine (1990; The Limits of Interpretation) and Apocalypse Postponed ...
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