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Confessions of a Young Novelist

Confessions of a Young Novelist( )
Author: Eco, Umberto
Series title:The Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature Ser.
ISBN:978-0-674-05869-9
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

Umberto Eco published his first novel, The Name of the Rose, in 1980, when he was nearly fifty. In these "confessions" the author, now in his late seventies, looks back on his long career as a theorist and his more recent work as a novelist and explores their fruitful conjunction. This book takes readers on a tour of Eco's own creative method.

Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / Italian
Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Authorship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.758 x 6.981 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:0.634 Pounds
Author Biography
Eco, Umberto (Author)
Umberto Eco was born in Alessandria, Italy on January 5, 1932. He received a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Turin in 1954. His first book, Il Problema Estetico in San Tommaso, was an extension of his doctoral thesis on St. Thomas Aquinas and was published in 1956. His first novel, The Name of the Rose, was published in 1980 and won the Premio Strega and the Premio Anghiar awards in 1981. In 1986, it was adapted into a movie starring Sean Connery. His other works include Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of the Day Before, Baudolino, The Prague Cemetery, and Numero Zero. He also wrote children's books and more than 20 nonfiction books including Serendipities: Language and Lunacy. He taught philosophy and then semiotics at the University of Bologna. He also wrote weekly columns on popular culture and politics for L'Espresso. He died from cancer on February 19, 2016 at the age of 84.

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