Misreadings

by Umberto Eco
Editor William Weaver

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | May 7, 1993 | Trade Paperback

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Satirical essays in which Eco pokes fun at the oversophisticated, the overacademic, and the overintellectual and makes penetrating comments about our modern mass culture and the elitist avant-garde. "A scintillating collection of writings" (Los Angeles Times). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 192 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 in

Published: May 7, 1993

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0156607522

ISBN - 13: 9780156607520

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Misreadings

by Umberto Eco
Editor William Weaver

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 192 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 in

Published: May 7, 1993

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0156607522

ISBN - 13: 9780156607520

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Satirical essays in which Eco pokes fun at the oversophisticated, the overacademic, and the overintellectual and makes penetrating comments about our modern mass culture and the elitist avant-garde. "A scintillating collection of writings" (Los Angeles Times). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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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Playful parodies by the author of The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum. Here, Eco pokes fun at the oversophisticated, overacademic, and overintellectual, and along the way makes penetrating comments about our modern mass culture and the elitist avant-garde in art in criticism
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