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Tres cuentos / Three Stories
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|September 26, 2017

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Del encuentro extraordinario entre un narrador -e intelectual, ensayista, filósofo...-(Umberto Eco) y un artista (Eugenio Carmi), nacen estas tres historias sobre el respeto y la esperanza, escritas e ilustradas para los amantes de las fábulas. « Ahora ya sabían…
Baudolino / In Spanish
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|February 23, 2016

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On Ugliness
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|October 18, 2011

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In the mold of his acclaimed History of Beauty , renowned cultural critic Umberto Eco’s On Ugliness is an exploration of the monstrous and the repellant in visual culture and the arts. What is the voyeuristic impulse behind our attraction to the gruesome…
The Story Of The Betrothed
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|January 3, 2017

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"This marriage is not supposed to happen." Lombardy, 1628, a time of oppressive Spanish occupation of Northern Italy, and of the Thirty Years' War. The young lovers Lorenzo and Lucia, both from peasant families, are planning their wedding. However, the…
The Search for the Perfect Language
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|October 30, 1995

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The idea that there once existed a language which perfectly and unambiguously expressed the essence of all possible things and concepts has occupied the minds of philosophers, theologians, mystics and others for at least two millennia. This is an investigation…
Au nom de la rose
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|November 2, 1983

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Rien ne va plus dans la Chrétienté. Rebelles à toute autorité, des bandes d'hérétiques sillonnent les royaumes et servent à leur insu le jeu impitoyable des pouvoirs. En arrivant dans le havre de sérénité et de neutralité qu'est l'abbaye située entre Provence et…
Baudolino: A Novel
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|October 15, 2003

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It is April 1204, and Constantinople, the splendid capital of the Byzantine Empire, is being sacked and burned by the knights of the Fourth Crusade. Amid the carnage and confusion, one Baudolino saves a historian and high court official from certain death at the…
The Aesthetics of Thomas Aquinas
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|October 25, 1988

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The well-known Italian semiotician and novelist Umberto Eco discloses for the first time to English-speaking readers the unsuspected richness, breadth, complexity, and originality of the aesthetic theories advanced by the influential medieval thinker Thomas…
Número Cero
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|June 2, 2015

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“Los perdedores y los autodidactas siempre saben mucho más que los ganadores. Si quieres ganar, tienes que concentrarte en un solo objetivo, y más te vale no perder el tiempo en saber más: el placer de la erudición está…
Turning Back the Clock: Hot Wars and Media Populism
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|September 1, 2008

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The time: 2000 to 2005, the years of neoconservatism, terrorism, the twenty-four-hour news cycle, the ascension of Bush, Blair, and Berlusconi, and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. In this series of provocative, passionate, and witty essays, Umberto Eco…
Apocalypse Postponed: Essays By Umberto Eco

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An erudite and witty collection of Umberto Eco's essays on mass culture from the 1960s through the 1980s, including major pieces which have not been translated into English before. The discussion is framed by opposing characterizations of current intellectuals…
Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages
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|February 8, 2002

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In this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the relationship that existed between the…