Book #29782

Five Moral Pieces - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco
Book #29782 Five Moral Pieces - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Umberto Eco.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2001.
ISBN: 0151004463

An attractive first English Language edition/first printing, Contursi A041c, in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page. Scarce, specially in collectible 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) ; 8vo; xii, 111, [3] pages; Signed by Author.

Price: $490.00

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.

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