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Umberto Eco speaking on “The Library as a Model for Culture: Preserving, Filtering, Deleting and Recovering”

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 5:00pm

Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT 06510

Umberto Eco is an Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist. He is best known for his groundbreaking 1980 novel Il nome della rosa (The Name of the Rose), an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory. He has since written further novels, including Il pendolo di Foucault (Foucault's Pendulum) and L'isola del giorno prima (The Island of the Day Before). His most recent novel Il cimitero di Praga (The Prague Cemetery), released in 2010, was a best-seller.

 

Seating for the lecture is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. This event is free and open to the public
Reading & Lecture
50th Anniversary

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