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Confessions of a Young Novelist

Umberto Eco - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 231 pages
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Experiences in Translation

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 2015 - 112 pages
In this book Umberto Eco argues that translation is not about comparing two languages, but about the interpretation of a text in two different languages, thus involving a shift ...
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Belief Or Nonbelief?: A Confrontation

Umberto Eco, Carlo Maria Martini - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 102 pages
A world-renowned novelist and one of the Vatican's leading authorities square off over some of the burning issues of our day, with commentary by leading American writers and ...
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Five Moral Pieces

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 128 pages
Embracing the web of multiculturalism that has become a fact of contemporary life from New York to New Delhi, Eco argues that we are more connected to people of other ...
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Inventing the Enemy: Essays

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 240 pages
“Underscores the writer’s profound erudition, lively wit, and passion for ideas of all shapes and sizes . . . Eco’s pleasure in such explorations is obvious and contagious ...
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The Limits of Interpretation

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 295 pages
"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 ...
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A Theory of Semiotics

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 1976 - 354 pages
Provides a theory of codes and a theory of sign production and discusses communication and signification
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Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

Umberto Eco - Art - 2002 - 131 pages
In this volume, the Italian novelist and playwright Umberto Eco aims to present a learned summary of mediaeval aesthetic ideas. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and ...
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Umberto Eco, Istituto italiano di cultura (Toronto, Ont.) - Education - 1996 - 60 pages
"It is impossible to think about the present or the future of universities without taking into account the fact that universities live in a world dominated by mass media." - U ...
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Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 242 pages
"Eco wittily and enchantingly develops themes often touched on in his previous works, but he delves deeper into their complex nature... this collection can be read with ...
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