The limits of interpretation--what a text can actually be said to mean--are of double interest to a semiotician whose own novels'' intriguing complexity has provoked his readers into intense speculation as to their meaning. Eco''s illuminating and frequently hilarious discussion ranges from Dante to The Name of the Rose, Foucault''s Pendulum, to Chomsky and Derrida, and bears all the hallmarks of his inimitable personal style. Three of the world''s leading figures in philosophy, literary..
This is a love story that spans fifty years, three lives, two continents and an ocean. It tells of school teacher Etta, who settles in the Canadian prairies during the Great..В корзину Подробнее
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Today''s most revered, feared, and controversial Chinese novelist offers a tour de force in which the real, the absurd, the comical, and the tragic are blended into a fascinating..В корзину Описание
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