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By  Umberto Eco , Translated by  William Weaver
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Satirical essays in which Eco pokes fun at the oversophisticated, the overacademic, and the overintellectual and makes penetrating comments about our modern mass culture and the elitist avant-garde. “A scintillating collection of writings” (Los Angeles Times). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

UMBERTO ECO (1932–2016) was the author of numerous essay collections and seven novels, including The Name of the Rose,The Prague Cemetery, and Inventing the Enemy. He received Italy’s highest literary award, the Premio Strega, was named a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government, and was an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

ISBN: 9780156607520

ISBN-10: 9780156607520

Publisher: HarperVia

Publication Date: 05/07/1993 - 12:00am

On Sale: 05/07/1993 - 12:00am

Pages: 192

Language: English


Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory