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Interpretation and Overinterpretation

Interpretation and Overinterpretation( )
Author: Eco, Umberto
Editor: Collini, Stefan
Contribution by: Rorty, Richard McKay
Culler, Jonathan
Brooke-Rose, Christine
Series title:Tanner Lectures in Human Values Ser.
ISBN:978-0-521-42554-4
Publication Date:Mar 1992
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $46.99
Book Description:

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.

Book Details
Pages:164
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.343 x 8.385 x 0.39 Inches
Book Weight:0.418 Pounds
Author Biography
Eco, Umberto (Author)
Umberto Eco was born in Alessandria, Italy on January 5, 1932. He received a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Turin in 1954. His first book, Il Problema Estetico in San Tommaso, was an extension of his doctoral thesis on St. Thomas Aquinas and was published in 1956. His first novel, The Name of the Rose, was published in 1980 and won the Premio Strega and the Premio Anghiar awards in 1981. In 1986, it was adapted into a movie starring Sean Connery. His other works include Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of the Day Before, Baudolino, The Prague Cemetery, and Numero Zero. He also wrote children's books and more than 20 nonfiction books including Serendipities: Language and Lunacy. He taught philosophy and then semiotics at the University of Bologna. He also wrote weekly columns on popular culture and politics for L'Espresso. He died from cancer on February 19, 2016 at the age of 84.

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