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Umberto Eco

(b. 1932) Italian novelist and semiotician

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1 A numerical and/or alphabetical system for organizing and classifying information and data.2 A formal statement of acceptable ways for members of a defined professional group to behave, i.e., a ...
Eco, Umberto

Eco, Umberto (1932–2016)   Quick reference

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Italian academic who achieved literary fame with a single novel, The Name of the Rose (1981).

Born in Alessandria, Piedmont, ...

semiotics

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[Ge]The study of the ways in which non‐linguistic phenomena can generate meaning. In archaeology this is especially important because of its focus on material culture which is well known as a means ...
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The actual wording of a written work, as distinct from a reader's (or theatrical director's) interpretation of its story, theme, subtext, etc.; or a specific work chosen as the object of analysis. ...

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