Umberto Eco

“When men stop believing in God, it isn't that they then believe in nothing: they believe in everything.” 

Umberto Eco This website aims to present all the aspects of the Writer, Linquist, Philosopher and the Man UMBERTO ECO

Eco was born in Alessandria, Italy on January 5th, 1932.

Umberto Eco is still best known for his novel Il nome della rosa (The Name of the Rose) which was published in 1980.

The book is an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory.

In 1986 a movie by the same name, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud and starring Sean Connery was released.

His 1988 novel Foucault's Pendulum could be described as a "thinking man's Da Vinci Code".

Currently, Umberto Eco is President of the Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici, University of Bologna.

In additionally he has written a multitude of academic texts, children’s books and essays.

 

A Conversation With Umberto Eco from Jewish Daily Forward on Vimeo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Prague Cemetry
USA / UK
The Vertigo
of Lists
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The Name of
the Rose
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Baudolino
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Foucault's
Pendulum
UK / UK
The Island of
the Day Before
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History of
Beauty
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The Mysterious
Flame of
Queen Loana
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