Book #15993

Five Moral Pieces - Uncorrected Proof

Umberto Eco
Five Moral Pieces - Uncorrected Proof. Umberto Eco.

Binding: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: Advance Review Copy; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2001.
ISBN: 0151004463

A beautiful Uncorrected Proof of the first American edition/first printing, Contursi A041b. Unread Very Fine condition.

Eco discusses his interest in East/West dialogue as a means of facilitating international communication and understanding. In these five essays the Italian semiotician reflects on war, immigration, media, fundamentalism and the nature of evil. From talks he gave at conferences and from articles on current affairs, Eco offers his clear and decisive thoughts. Translated by Alastair McEwen from Cinque scritti morali (1997) ; xii, 111, [1] pages.

Price: $90.00

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.