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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Umberto Eco; Stefan Collini
|ISBN:||0521402271 9780521402279 0521425549 9780521425544|
|Description:||ix, 151 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction : interpretation terminable and interminable / Stefan Collini --
Interpretation and history ; Overinterpreting texts ; Between author and text / Umberto Eco --
The pragmatist's progress / Richard Rorty --
In defence of overinterpretation / Jonathan Culler --
Palimpsest history / Christine Brooke-Rose --
Reply / Umberto Eco.
|Responsibility:||Umberto Eco with Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler, Christine Brooke-Rose ; edited by Stefan Collini.|
Ranges from Dante to The Name of the Rose, from Foucault's Pendulum to Chomsky and Derrida, and bears all the hallmarks of his inimitable personal style. Three of the world's leading figures in philosophy, literary theory and criticism take up the challenge of entering into debate with Eco on the question of interpretation. Richard Rorty, Jonathan Culler and Christine Brooke-Rose each add a distinctive perspective to this contentious topic, contributing to a unique.
Exchange of ideas between some of the foremost and most exciting theorists in the field.