Travels in Hyper Reality: Essays

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986 - Literary Collections - 307 pages
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Eco displays in these essays the same wit, learning, and lively intelligence that delighted readers of The Name of the Rose and Foucaultís Pendulum. His range is wide, and his insights are acute, frequently ironic, and often downright funny. Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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User Review  - Adam Gossman - Goodreads

I thought that Eco might be something like buckminster fuller. Apart from referencing him- not so much. Seemed a bit pompous for me. But I'll keep it and read it again in three years and then if I still think he is pompous then I'll ditch it. Read full review

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User Review  - David Fulmer - Goodreads

This is a book of interpretation, analysis and criticism of one Umberto Eco, a professor of semiotics, novelist, Milanese. There are 26 essays which originally appeared in newspapers and magazines in ... Read full review

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Umberto Eco is a professor of semiotics at the University of Bologna. He is the author of numerous essays and novels, including the bestselling The Name of the Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of the Day Before, and Baudolino.

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