Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Name of the Rose ISBN: 0749397055 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780749397050 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 12980 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Set in Italy in the Middle Ages, this is not only a narrative of a murder investigation in a monastery in 1327, but also a chronicle of the 14th century religious wars, a history of monastic orders, and a compendium of heretical movements.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: On literature ISBN: 0099453940 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099453949 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 14280 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: After the opening essay on the general significance of literature, Eco examines a number of major authors from the Western canon. A stimulating chapter on the poetic qualities of Dante's "Paradiso" is followed by one on the style of the Communist Manifesto. The next three essays centre on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literature: one on the French writer Nerval's masterpiece, "Sylvie" (a major influence on Eco and a novella that he translated into Italian), one on Oscar Wilde's love of paradox, and one on Joyce's views on language. The last three pieces deal with the road that leads from Cervantes via Swift to Borges' "Library of Babel", then an essay on Eco's own anxiety about Borges' influence on him, and the volume ends with an article on the enigmatic Italian critic and anthropologist Piero Camporesi. "On Literature" is a provocative and entertaining collection of sprightly essays on the key texts that have shaped Eco, the novelist and critic. This volume will appeal to anyone interested in how new light is shed on old masters by a great contemporary mind.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Five Moral Pieces ISBN: 0099276968 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099276968 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 12980 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Recalls experiencing liberation from fascism in Italy as a boy, and examines the various historical forms of fascism, always with an eye toward ugly manifestations. The author reflects on a question underlying the reflections in this book - what does it mean to be moral or ethical when one doesn`t believe in God?
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Serendipities ISBN: 0753808781 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780753808788 Издательство: Orion Publishers Рейтинг: Цена: 6740 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: In this work, Umberto Eco demonstrates how myths and lunacies can produce historical developments of no small significance. In Eco's words, "even errors can produce interesting side effects". This book shows how: believers in a flat earth helped Columbus accidentally discover America; how the medieval myth of Prester John, the Christian king in Asia, assisted the European drive eastward; and how the myth of the Rosicrucians affected the Masons, leading in turn to the widespread belief in a Jewish masonic plot to dominate the world and other forms of paranoid anti-Semitism in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Foucault`s pendulum ISBN: 0099287153 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099287155 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 14290 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Three book editors, jaded by reading far too many crackpot manuscripts on the mystic and the occult, are inspired by an extraordinary conspiracy story told to them by a strange colonel to have some fun. They start feeding random bits of information into a powerful computer capable of inventing connections between the entries, thinking they are creating nothing more than an amusing game, but then their game starts to take over, the deaths start mounting, and they are forc into a frantic search for the truth.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Chronicles of a Liquid Society ISBN: 1784705209 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781784705206 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 15730 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Umberto Eco was an international cultural superstar. A celebrated essayist as well as novelist, in this, his last collection, he explores many aspects of the modern world with irrepressible curiosity and wisdom written in his uniquely ironic voice. Written by Eco as articles for his regular column in l'Espresso magazine, he brings his dazzling erudition, incisiveness and keen sense of the everyday to bear on topics such as popular culture and politics, unbridled individualism, conspiracies, the old and the young, mobile phones, mass media, racism, good manners and the crisis in ideological values.
It is a final gift to his readers - astute, witty and illuminating.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: The Prague Cemetery ISBN: 0099555980 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099555988 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 16050 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Nineteenth-century Europe abounds with conspiracy both ghastly and mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate black masses by night. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating forgeries, plots, and massacres. But what if, behind all of these conspiracies, lay just one man?
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: The Name of the rose ISBN: 0099466031 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099466031 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 8110 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. But his delicate mission is overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey where extraordinary things are happening under the cover of night.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Baudolino ISBN: 0099428393 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099428398 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Цена: 7780 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Numero Zero ISBN: 1784701831 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781784701833 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 9080 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: 1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of Il Duce’s death remain shrouded in confusion and controversy.
1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed hack writer, is offered a fee he can’t refuse to ghost-write a memoir. His subject: a fledgling newspaper financed by a powerful media magnate. As Colonna gets to know the team, he learns the paranoid theories of Braggadocio, who is convinced that Mussolini’s corpse was a body-double and part of a wider Fascist plot. It’s the scoop he desperately needs. The evidence? He’s working on it.
Colonna is sceptical. But when a body is found, stabbed to death in a back alley, and the paper is shut down, even he is jolted out of his complacency.
Fuelled by conspiracy theories, Mafiosi, love, corruption and murder, Numero Zero reverberates with the clash of forces that have shaped Italy since the Second World War. This gripping novel from the author of The Name of the Rose is told with all the power of a master storyteller.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Foucault`s Pendulum ISBN: 0345368754 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345368751 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 7380 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Three editors, inspired by an extraordinary fable about a mystic source of power greater than atomic energy, begin feeding esoteric bits of knowledge into a sophisticated computer, creating an incredible game that begins taking over.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: On Beauty ISBN: 0436205173 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780436205170 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 32480 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Beauty is neither a history of art, nor a history of aesthetics but Umberto Eco draws on the histories of both these disciplines to define the ideas of beauty that have informed sensibilities from the classical world to modern times. In terms of form and style, Beauty has been conceived for a vast and diversified readership: taking in painting, sculpture, architecture, film, photography, the decorative arts, novels and poems, it offers a rich and intelligent panorama of this huge subject. It traces the philosophy of aesthetics through history and examines some of the many treatises that have sought to define it. Beauty is Umberto Eco at his most captivating and eclectic: we read not only of Botticelli and Michelangelo but of how the fashion of the 1960s owes much to ancient Egyptian dress, and how ancient Roman and eighteenth-century hairstyles have much in common. It makes the familiar new, and sheds a brilliant new light on the unfamiliar. Illustrated in full colour throughout and produced to the highest standards, Beauty is an indispensable book.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Search for the Perfect Language, The ISBN: 0006863787 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006863786 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 12090 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: From the early Dark Ages to the Renaissance it was widely believed that the language spoken in the Garden of Eden was a perfect language, expressing all possible things, and that all current languages were its decadent descendants. This is an investigation into the history of this idea.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Baudolino ISBN: 0151006903 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780151006908 Издательство: Daedalus Цена: 3420 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Eco Umberto Название: Numero Zero ISBN: 054466826X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780544668263 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Цена: 17420 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Witty and wry . . . It s hard not to be charmed. "New York Times Book Review"
One of the most influential thinkers of our time. "Los Angeles Times"
1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of Il Duce s death remain controversial.
1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed hack writer, is offered a fee he can t resist to ghostwrite a book. His subject: a fledgling newspaper, which happens to be financed by a powerful media magnate. As Colonna gets to know the team, he learns of the editor s paranoid theory that Mussolini s corpse was a body double and part of a wider Fascist plot. It s the scoop the newspaper desperately needs. The evidence? He s working on it.
It s all there: media hoaxes, Mafiosi, the CIA, the Pentagon, blackmail, love, gossip, and murder. A clash of forces that have shaped Italy since World War II from Mussolini to Berlusconi. Farcical, serious, satiric, and tragic ("Le Point, "France), "Numero Zero" is the work of a master storyteller.
UMBERTO ECO (1932 2016) was the author of numerous essay collections and seven novels, including "The Name of the Rose, " "The Prague Cemetery, " and "Inventing the Enemy." He received Italy s highest literary award, the Premio Strega, was named a Chevalier de la Legion d Honneur by the French government, and was an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters"
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