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Reflections on The name of the rose

by Umberto Eco

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eco, Umberto.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUmberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4865.C6Z/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19759894M
    ISBN 10043614090X

    ― Umberto Eco, quote from The Name of the Rose “ a book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements, clumsy hands. If for a hundred and a hundred years everyone had been able freely to handle our codices, the majority of them would no longer exist. THE NAME OF THE ROSE is a roman a clef; many of the characters resemble well-known real or fictional figures. William of Baskerville, a tall, thin English detective with a fondness for a substance that induces lethargy, needs only a pipe, deerstalker cap, and cape to be the perfect double of Sherlock Holmes, whose use of cocaine is legendary.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eco, Umberto. Reflections on The name of the rose. London: Secker & Warburg, , © (OCoLC) The Name of the Rose literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Name of the Rose. Fall of a Hero, Triumph of a Villain: An Analysis of Umberto Eco's Choices Regarding the Characters William of Baskerville and Bernard Gui in The Name of the Rose.

    Reflections on The Name of the Rose. (Published as Postscript to The Name of the Rose in the USA) UNCORRECTED BOOK PROOF FLAT-SIGNED BY AUTHOR TO TITLE PAGE. ECO, Umberto. Used. First Edition. Softcover. Signed. Quantity Available: 1. From: Addyman Books (Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom). On the surface, Umberto Eco's classic, The Name of the Rose, is a whodunit mystery set in a monastery in 14th century Italy. A perspicacious monk named William of Baskerville (an obvious nod) and his young assistant, Adso, who narrates the story as a much older man, arrive at the monastery, the scene of mysterious murders.


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Eco's investigation of the mechanics of fiction expands into a debate that encompasses, in a small space, the workings of the imagination, the responsibilities of the novelist, and the blend of Reviews: 1.

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Along the way, it touches on bad books, ideal readers, historical form, and the metaphysics of the detective story. The Name of the Rose, novel by Italian writer Umberto Eco, published in Although it stands on its own as a murder mystery, it is more accurately seen as a questioning of the meaning of ‘truth’ from theological, philosophical, scholarly, and historical perspectives.

The Name of the Rose is a Italian-German-French mystery and historical drama directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, based on the novel of the same name by Umberto Eco. Sean Connery stars as the Franciscan friar William of Baskerville, called upon to solve a deadly mystery in a medieval abbey, and Christian Slater is his apprentice Adso of Melk.

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