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Six walks in the fictional woods

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 1995. ©1994
Series: Charles Eliot Norton lectures, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Harvard University Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
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In this exhilarating book, we accompany Eco as he explores the intricacies of fictional form and method. Using examples from fairy tales and Flaubert, Poe and Mickey Spillane, Eco draws us in with a  Read more...

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Named Person: Gérard de Nerval
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco
ISBN: 0674810511 9780674810518
OCLC Number: 34628834
Description: 153 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Entering The Woods 2. The Woods Of Loisy 3. Lingering In The Woods 4. Possible Woods 5. The Strange Case Of The Rue Servandoni 6. Fictional Protocols Notes Index
Series Title: Charles Eliot Norton lectures, 1993.
Responsibility: Umberto Eco.

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Erudite, wide-ranging, and slyly humorous...The literary examples Eco employs range from Dante to Dumas, from Sterne to Spillane. His text is thought-provoking, often outright funny, and full of Read more...

 
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