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Umberto Eco (1932–2016)

He is a professor of semiotics, the study of communication through signs and symbols, at the University of Bologna. Also a philiosopher, a historian, literary critic, and an aesthetician. He is an avid book collector and owns more than 30,000 volumes. The subjects of his scholarly investigations range from St. Thomas Aquinas, to James Joyce, to ... See full bio »

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The Name of the Rose
(1986)
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The Abbey of Crime: Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose' Himself, author of 'Il nome della rosa'
(1986)

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 2008 Non chiederci la parola (text)
 1987 La abadía del crimen (Video Game) (novel "Il nome della rosa" - uncredited)
 1986 The Name of the Rose (novel "Il nome della rosa")
 1981 A grande richiesta (TV Series) (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Book: "Trattato di semiotica generale", Bompiani, Milan. See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[When asked if he was working on another novel after the publication of Numero Zero] My books are usually written six years from one to the other. It was eight years for Foucault's Pendulum. So we will have to talk again when I am 90.

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Currently finishing up a new hypertext reference work called the Encyclomedia. See more »

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