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The Role of the Reader: Explorations in the Semiotics of Texts

Umberto Eco - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1984 - 273 pages
"... not merely interesting and novel, but also exceedingly provocative and heuristically fertile." —The Review of Metaphysics "... essential reading for anyone interesting in ...
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Kant and the Platypus: Essays on Language and Cognition

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 464 pages
How do we know a cat is a cat? And why do we call it a cat? How much of our perception of things is based on cognitive ability, and how much on linguistic resources? Here, in ...
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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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Serendipities: Language and Lunacy

Umberto Eco - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2013 - 128 pages
-- Library Journal
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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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Interpretation and Overinterpretation

Umberto Eco, Stefan Collini - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 151 pages
This book brings together some of the most distinguished figures currently at work in philosophy, literary theory and criticism to debate the limits of interpretation.
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The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

Umberto Eco - Fiction - 2006 - 469 pages
Having suffered a complete loss of memory regarding every aspect of his own identity, rare book dealer Yambo withdraws to a family home nested between Milan and Turin, where he ...
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Umberto Eco - Literary Collections - 1993 - 180 pages
Parodies of literary and academic writers include a version of "Lolita" with an older woman, an inside account of heavenly bureaucracy, and the story of Columbus' landing as if ...
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Opera Aperta

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 285 pages
This book remains significant for its powerful concept of "openness"--the artist's decision to leave arrangements of some constituents of a work to the public or to chance--and ...
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