Book #15636

Opera Aperta

Umberto Eco
Opera Aperta. Umberto Eco.

Binding: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Milano: Tascabili Bompiani, 1976.

Softcover edition not listed in Contursi. Unread Fine condition in pictorial wrappers. Bibliographical References. From the personal library of Eco bibliographer James Contursi.

Eco's seminal, revolutionary work in the field of semiotics and critical theory, a collection of essays pre-dating his move toward semiotics. Opera Aperta (The Open Work) discusses the powerful concept of "openness", the artist's decision to leave arrangements of some constituents of a work to the public or to chance. In the original Italian language; xxiii, [1], 309, [3] pages.

Price: $60.00

Author Bio

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (born January 5, 1932) is an Italian medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, literary critic and novelist, best known for his novel The Name of the Rose (Il nome della rosa, 1980), an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory.