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Umberto Eco

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 208 Nombre de pages
One of the first books in English on the work of Umberto Eco - one of Europe s best-known writers and intellectuals. A clear and a... Lire la suite
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Description

One of the first books in English on the work of Umberto Eco - one of Europe s best-known writers and intellectuals.
A clear and accessible introduction covering the whole range of Eco s work, from his theoretical writings on semiotics to his best-selling novels.

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the work and thought of Umberto Eco - one of the most important writers in Europe today.

Auteur

Michael Caesar is Professor of Italian and Head of Italian Studies at the University of Birmingham.



Résumé
Focuses on the work of Umberto Eco - one of Europe's best-known writers and intellectuals. This title covers the range of Eco's work, from his theoretical writings on semiotics to his best-selling novels. It assesses the influence of Eco's work on contemporary culture.

Contenu

Acknowledgements. Note on References. Introduction. 1. Form, Interpretation and the Open Work. 2. A Critical View of Culture: Mass Communications, Politics and the Avant-garde. 3. Introducing the Study of Signs. 4. A Study of Semiotics. 5. Semiotics Bounded and Unbound. 6. Theory and Fiction. 7. Secrets, Paranoia and Critical Reading. 8. Kant, the Platypus and the Horizon. Notes. Select Bibliography. Index.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Umberto Eco
Sous-titre: Philosophy, Semiotics and the Work of Fiction
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780745608501
ISBN: 978-0-7456-0850-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Blackwell Publ
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 208
Poids: 331g
Taille: H229mm x B153mm x T15mm
Année: 1999