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Umberto Eco

(b. 1932) Italian novelist and semiotician

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Eco, Umberto

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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He lectured on aesthetics, architecture, visual communications, and semiotics, and his writing is based on these themes. His best-known

Eco, Umberto

Eco, Umberto (1932– )   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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Literature
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(1932– ).

Semiotician and novelist. Born in Alessandria, he graduated in philosophy from Turin University with a thesis

Eco, Umberto

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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2008
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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(b. 1932), Italian aesthetician, novelist, and critic of art.

Eco is best known academically for his effort

Eco, Umberto

Eco, Umberto (b. 1932)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Semiotics

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2007
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Language reference, Linguistics
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1,856 words

(b. 1932),

Italian semiotician and novelist whose writings bear upon a wide range of topics from medieval philosophy

Eco, Umberto

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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Italian academic who achieved literary fame with a single novel, The Name of the Rose (1981).

Born in Alessandria, Piedmont, ...

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