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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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 2019 The Name of the Rose (TV Series) (novel - 8 episodes)
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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: "Come si fa una tesi di laurea", Bompiani, Milan. See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. See more »

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Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 37th Venice International Film Festival in 1980. See more »

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