9780330334686

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Eco, Umberto

ISBN 10: 0330334689 / 0-330-33468-9
ISBN 13: 9780330334686
Publisher: Picador
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
This is a collection of parodies by the author of "The Name of the Rose" and "Foucault's Pendulum". Professor Anouk Ooma of Prince Joseph's Land University addresses his colleagues on recent archaeological findings that shed light on the poetry of Italy before the Explosion, Columbus' landing in the New World is covered by TV reporters and structural analysis of the art of striptease as performed by Lilly Niagara of the Crazy Horse.

About the Author:
UMBERTO ECO was born in Alessandria, Italy in 1932. He is the author of five novels and numerous collections of essays. A semiotician, philosopher, medievalist, and for many years a professor at the University of Bologna, Eco is now president of the Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici there. He has received Italy's highest literary award, the Premio Strega, has been named a Chevalier de la L égion d'Honneur by the French government, and is an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Milan.

About the Author:
UMBERTO ECO is a professor of semiotics at the University of Bologna and the best-selling author of numerous novels and essays. He lives in Italy.

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