Reading Eco: An Anthology
Indiana University Press, 1997 - Fiction - 476 pages
"[READING ECO is a timely indication] of the fruitfulness of perceiving Eco as the same in his metamorphoses. [It also testifies] to a certain price that Eco and his readers must/may pay for the enormous pleasure and intellectual stimulus of being Eco and being with Eco." —The Comparatist
Umberto Eco is, quite simply, a genius. He is a renowned medievalist, philosopher, novelist, a popular journalist, and linguist. He is as warm and witty as he is learned—and quite probably the best-known academic and novelist in the world today. The goal of this anthology is to examine his ideas of literary semiotics and interpretation as evidenced both in his scholarly work and in his fiction.
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and PostModern Aesthetics
The Open Work in Theory and Practice
Looking back on A Theory of Semiotics
The Themata of Ecos Semiotics of Literature
Openness Eco and the End of Another Millennium
Eco Peirce and the Necessity of Interpretation
Semiotics and Deconstruction
U Eco and AJ Greimas
Form and Ideology
Give Me Another Horse
3c The Island of the Day Before
Whose Excess of Wonder Is it Anyway?
Eco and Dramatology
Esoteric Conspiracies and the Interpretative Strategy
Interpretation and Overinterpretation
Eco and Narcissism
Done is the Dove?
as Cognitive Strategies in The Island of the Day Before