Misreadings

Paperback | May 7, 1993

byUmberto EcoEditorWilliam Weaver

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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

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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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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

UMBERTO ECO is the author of five novels and numerous essay collections, including The Name of the Rose, The Prague Cemetery, and Inventing the Enemy. He received Italy's highest literary award, the Premio Strega, was named a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur by the French government, and is an honorary member of the American Aca...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:May 7, 1993Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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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