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ISBN: 0436210177 / ISBN-13: 9780436210174

On Literature

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  • On Literature (Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd) – Hardcover (2005)
    by Umberto Eco

    On Literature

    Hardcover, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd
    2005
    352 pages

    ISBN: 0436210177
    ISBN-13: 9780436210174

    After the opening essay on the general significance of literature, Eco examines a number of major authors from the Western canon. A stimulating chapter on the poetic qualities of Dante's Paradiso is followed by one on the style of the Communist Manifesto. The next three essays centre on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literature: one on the French writer Nerval's masterpiece, Sylvie (a major influence on Eco and a novella that he translated into Italian), one on Oscar Wilde's love of paradox, and one on Joyce's ... Show more

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