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Confessions of a young novelist

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Umberto Eco, author of "The Name of the Rose," looks back on his long career as a theorist and his more recent work as a novelist, and explores their fruitful conjunction.
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Named Person: Umberto Eco; Umberto Eco; Umberto Eco
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco
ISBN: 9780674058699 0674058690
OCLC Number: 655303650
Notes: "The Richard Ellmann lectures in modern literature."
Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Writing from left to right --
Author, text, and interpreters --
Some remarks on fictional characters --
My lists.
Responsibility: Umberto Eco.

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Umberto Eco published his first novel, The Name of the Rose, in 1980, when he was nearly fifty. In these "confessions" the author, now in his late seventies, looks back on his long career as a  Read more...

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Always clever and thoughtful, these musings will delight devotees and enlighten newcomers alike. Publishers Weekly 20110110 Eco addresses interesting questions: what is the boundary between fiction Read more...

 
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