Book #15995

Apocalypse Postponed [, Apocalittici e Integrati] - 1st US Edition/1st Pinting

Umberto Eco

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; viii, 227, [3] pages
Publisher: Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1994.
ISBN: 0253318513

Price: $80.00

First English language edition/first printing (First published in 1994 by Indiana University Press) , Contursi A006d. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth in unread As New condition in alike dust-jacket.

Collection of Eco essays on mass culture from the 1960s through the 1980s, including major pieces which have have not been translated into English before, in four parts edited by Robert Lumley, "Mass Culture: Apocalypse Postponed," "Mass Media and the Limits of Communication," "The Rise and Fall of Counter-Cultures, " and "In Search of Italian Genius"

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.