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Title Reading Eco : an anthology / edited by Rocco Capozzi.
Imprint Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 1997.

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Series Advances in semiotics
Advances in semiotics.
Subject Eco, Umberto -- Criticism and interpretation.
Alt Name Capozzi, Rocco.
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 476 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 440-472).
Summary Umberto Eco is a renowned medievalist, philosopher, novelist, a popular journalist, and linguist. This work provides an introduction to his writing and thought.
Contents Foreword / Thomas A. Sebeok -- Preface / Rocco Capozzi -- pt. I. Reading Eco. Semiotics and the philosophy of language. Innovation and repetition: between modern and post-modern aesthetics. Two problems in textual interpretation. Universe of the mind. a semiotic theory of culture. An author and his interpreters -- pt. II. Readings on Eco. a pretext to literary semiotics and interpretation. The open work in theory and practice / Davis Seed. Looking back on a theory of semiotics / John Deely. The themata of Eco's semiotics of literature / Lubomir Dolezel. Towards interpretation semiotics / Susan Petrilli. Openness, Eco, and the end of another millennium / Irmengard Rauch.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780253112828 (electronic bk.)
0253112826 (electronic bk.)
0253332753 (alk. paper)
9780253332752 (alk. paper)
0253211166 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780253211163 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 45729947
Additional Format Print version: Reading Eco. Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 1997 0253332753 (DLC) 96048021 (OCoLC)35986265
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Thomas A. Sebeok 
 Preface / Rocco Capozzi 
 An introduction to Umberto Eco 
Pt. IReading Eco 
 1.1Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language1
 1.2Innovation and Repetition: Between Modern and Post-Modern Aesthetics14
 1.3Two Problems in Textual Interpretation34
 1.4Universe of the Mind. A Semiotic Theory of Culture53
 1.5An Author and his Interpreters59
Pt. IIReadings on Eco. A Pretext to Literary Semiotics and Interpretation 
 2.1The Open Work in Theory and Practice / Davis Seed73
 2.2Looking back on A Theory of Semiotics / John Deely82
 2.3The Themata of Eco's Semiotics of Literature / Lubomir Dolezel111
 2.4Towards Interpretation Semiotics / Susan Petrilli121
 2.5Openness, Eco, and the End of Another Millennium / Irmengard Rauch137
 2.6Eco, Peirce and the Necessity of Interpretation / Victorino Tejera147
 2.7Semiotics and Deconstruction / Hanna Buczynska-Garewicz163
 2.8The Interpretant in Literary Semiotics / Michael Riffaterre173
 2.9On Truth and Lying: U. Eco and A. J. Greimas / Paul Perron, Patrick Debbeche185
 2.10Eco and Dramatology / Roberta Kevelson196
 2.11Esoteric Conspiracies and the Interpretative Strategy / Anna Longoni210
 2.12Interpretation and Overinterpretation. The rights of texts, readers and implied authors / Rocco Capozzi217
Pt. IIIReading Eco's Possible Worlds 
 3.1Gaudy Rose: Eco and Narcissism / Teresa De Lauretis239
 3.2The Mirrored World: Form and Ideology in The Name of the Rose / David H. Richter256
 3.3Give Me Another Horse / Thomas Sebeok276
 3.4Interpretation, Overinterpretation, Paranoid Interpretation and Foucault's Pendulum / Peter Bondanella285
 3.5Bellydancing: Gender, Silence, and the Women of Foucault's Pendulum / Theresa Coletti300
 3.6Irony-clad Foucault / Linda Hutcheon312
 3.7The Swing of the 'Pendulum': Eco's Novels / Lois Parkinson Zamora328
 3.8Whose 'Excess of Wonder' Is it Anyway? Reading Eco's Tangle of Hermetic and Pragmatic Semiosis in The Island of the Day Before / Norma Bouchard350
 3.9"Dove" is the Dove? / Claudia Miranda362
 3.10Intertextuality, Metaphors and Metafiction as Cognitive Strategies in The Island of the Day Before / Rocco Capozzi387
Pt. IVReferences 
 4.2Integrated Bibliography440

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