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Umberto Eco (1932–2016)


He is a professor of semiotics, the study of communication through signs and symbols, at the University of Bologna. Also a philiosopher, a historian, literary critic, and an aesthetician. He is an avid book collector and owns more than 30,000 volumes. The subjects of his scholarly investigations range from St. Thomas Aquinas, to James Joyce, to ... See full bio »

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  The Name of the Rose (TV Series) (from the novel by - 7 episodes, 2019) (from his novel - 1 episode, 2019)
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 2008 Non chiederci la parola (text)
 1987 La abadía del crimen (Video Game) (novel "Il nome della rosa" - uncredited)
 1986 The Name of the Rose (novel "Il nome della rosa")
 1981 A grande richiesta (TV Series) (screenplay)
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Novel: "La misteriosa fiamma della regina Loana", Bompiani, Milan. See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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[When asked if he was working on another novel after the publication of Numero Zero] My books are usually written six years from one to the other. It was eight years for Foucault's Pendulum. So we will have to talk again when I am 90. See more »

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Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 131, pages 132-140. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005. See more »

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